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Old November 25, 2006, 04:46 PM   #34
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Join Date: October 22, 2006
Location: Mississippi
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depends for me if they are standing or moving and the distance for a neck shot.

I've taken several deer in MS in thick woods that all dropped instantly with a neck shot. They were 75yds or under and not moving, except one that was less then five yds in a galop/trot (all with open sites w/ Marlin.30-30, .45colt Win '94, Marlin .44mag lever and one Ruger Blckhwk .45colt).

mostly I will shoot for vitals in long distant shots with my Ruger M77 .270 or Mosin-Nagant 7.62 X 54R (these have simmons scopes) if they are not moving fast...cause I'm not too good hitting long distant moving targets.

Otherwise, in real thick woods I use shotgun...can't beat it!
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