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Old September 12, 2010, 06:48 AM   #1
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What will you use for deer season this year??

Hey fellas, What firearm will you be using this deer season? It can be that new project-rifle or the "favored ole deerthrower", or ole betsy, or whatever?!! BTW, I really want to use my new Weatherby Vanguard, 7mm. Rem. Mag!!
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Old September 12, 2010, 07:41 AM   #2
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i used my .308 last year so I'm thinking about using my .338 this year. I like to use different guns year to year.
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Old September 12, 2010, 07:49 AM   #3
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My new Savage Model 11 in 308. If in a special reg zone it will be my Mossberg 835 with fully rifled barrel.
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Old September 12, 2010, 09:20 AM   #4
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Bow season:
Horton Legend crossbow(can't pull compound bow anymore enough to be confident with it, shoulder/back injury)

Shotgun season:
BFR 475/480 Linebaugh

Black powder season:
T/C 50cal. Encore and T/C 50cal. Hawkins (usually use one for a couple days, then the other)

No Deer Rifle season in Ohio.
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Old September 12, 2010, 09:23 AM   #5
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I'm leaning heavily towards my .280 Remington.
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Old September 12, 2010, 09:42 AM   #6
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remington 700 .270
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Old September 12, 2010, 09:43 AM   #7
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Deer rifle this year?

Same as every year for the last 6 years. Blaser R93 with either the .270 or 6.5x55 barrel with a straight 6x42 Schmidt Bender scope. AWESOME!
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Old September 12, 2010, 10:01 AM   #8
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Bow till gun season then 308 or black powder.
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Old September 12, 2010, 10:20 AM   #9
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Knight 50 cal blackpowder rifle, .44 mag Desert Eagle, Matthews bow
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Old September 12, 2010, 11:15 AM   #10
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Muzzleloader Season: T/C Omega .50 CAL. loaded with 295 Grain Powerbelts and Blackhorn 209 powder

Rifle: Probably use the Remington 700 XCR in 7 MM Mag. or the Remington 700 XCR in 30.06, guess whatever mood hits me....
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Old September 12, 2010, 11:23 AM   #11
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Mossberg 500C 18 inch cyl. bore with el cheapo Winchester Super X 3/4 oz slugs...

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Old September 12, 2010, 11:31 AM   #12
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S&W 629 with Magnaport-- 44mag with Leupold scope.


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Old September 12, 2010, 11:32 AM   #13
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I plan on using my Ruger No. 1 in 45-70 Gov't this year. Last year was my Savage 7mm Rem Mag. I like to rotate guns every other year or so.
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Old September 12, 2010, 11:52 AM   #14
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Guide Gun 45/70
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Old September 12, 2010, 12:13 PM   #15
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Browning X-Bolt Varmint Stalker (.308 Win) with Redfield Revolution 4-12x40mm scope.
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Old September 12, 2010, 01:21 PM   #16
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I used a marlin 336 in .35 Remington topped with a Leupold M8 fixed 4X yesterday evening to take this cull buck. He was 183 lbs, with a goofy rack. The load was a Speer 180 gr Flat point over H4895. I shot him at about 100yds and he went about 30 ydsand piled up.

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Old September 12, 2010, 03:36 PM   #17
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Lyman Cougar .50 cal Blackpowder for muzzle loader season.

Legend HD Pro 175 crossbow for archery season.

M1 Garand in .308 for gun season.

Ruger super Blackhawk in 44 mag as back up gun.
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Old September 12, 2010, 03:48 PM   #18
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Reluctantly will have to sit out muzzle loading season and leave my beautiful Jaeger .54 cal. flintlock in the safe because of a torn shoulder muscle. For modern gun season it will be my Winchester Ranger 30-06 with handloaded rounds using 150 grain Nosler ballistic tips or Nosler Partitions loaded to max in the event I encounter a bear.
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Old September 12, 2010, 06:24 PM   #19
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Hitthespot: waycool dude!!
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:15 PM   #20
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Provided I get the opportunity, Stevens 200 in .308 with a Rossi 972 .357 mag as a sidearm.
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:17 PM   #21
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My ol' 12ga 870. It's all I've got, and all I'll have for quite a while.
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:30 PM   #22
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Remington Model 742 in .30-.06 or my Malrlin gold trigger in .30/.30 for whitetails (depends on the range) and my Savage Model 67 for birds and varmits.
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:46 PM   #23
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I'm going back with my Ruger 7mm mag this year primarily. I hadn't hunted with it in several years but I got me a limbsaver recoil pad and my 150 gr Nosler BTs' are dialed in. Just waiting for October 11th.
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:48 PM   #24
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Onieda Eagle bow for....bow season.
T/C Encore pistol .45-70 15" barrel for gun season.
T/C Gray Hawk .54 side hammer caplock, for muzzleloading season.

No center fire rifles in Ohio, and I don't like shotguns.
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Old September 12, 2010, 08:58 PM   #25
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.300 H&H because I'm doing a combo mule deer and elk hunt this year. 10 days in the mountains and want to make sure I have enough rifle to get the job done whatever crosses my path. Probably loaded with 200 grain Nosler Partitions.

Plus I just put this rifle together this year started out as a $99 gun shop used rack find.



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