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Old September 4, 2012, 04:27 PM   #7
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Absolutely, a 30-30 will kill them just fine. I would bet there are thousands of elk killed every year with 30-30s. You will have to be within 150-ish yds and place your shots well, but a 30-30 will work fine. After all, they were wiped out in most of the eastern states by settlers with 36 to 45 cal black powder rifles, and a 30-30 has more energy than those do.
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