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Old February 2, 2013, 08:14 PM   #22
Sgt Pepper
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Join Date: August 19, 2001
Location: Texas
Posts: 794
I have killed hogs here in Texas with .223 Rem, .243 Win, .30-30 Win, .308 Win, 7mm Rem Mag, .270 Win, .30-06, and 12 gauge slugs.

I have killed the most with .223. I hit them and they go down. No, I am not William Tell with a rifle. Don't believe all of the board chatter. It doesn't have to be a perfect shot. An imperfect shot with a small caliber generally leads to a more perfect follow up with hogs unless you are talking about really large ones (i.e. > 200 lbs).

A 45-70 will take them down with extreme ease. Happy hunting! Post pics when you get back home.

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