Thanks for the responses. I talked to a Hornady rep today and he agreed that the SST would be more than adequate for my purpose. He suggested the 139 grain, but he said either would be fine. So, should I stick with the 154 or get the 139? I get a lot of shots under 100 yards too. Sometimes they come out around 40-50 yards. Our deer around here (Mississippi) aren't huge when it comes to body size.
I agree the stw is a bit overkill for my hunting, but it was a gift and one day I plan on making hunts where I can use its full potential. As of now, its my only rifle that will reach out to 300 yards.
Last edited by 7mmstw; January 4, 2013 at 03:23 PM.