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Old March 29, 2013, 09:01 PM   #43
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Join Date: March 20, 2013
Location: Benton, Arkansas
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22 short in a defensive weapon is IMO is worthless, just make some mad unless placement is good. A good placement with a 22 will drop a deer at 200 yds.

I use Eley subsonic 22's to kill beavers. 1050fps which is much quieter than a short as it is sub-sonic where a 22 short is not. Shot placement is imperative.

A 22lr or 22mag can be devastating as a defensive weapon because it can travel a long and destructive path. The key to debilitating a BG is hitting the CNS. If a bullet misses that and the TWC or PWC also does not involve then the BG may shoot back. I have seen deer shot through the heart that didn't drop immediately.

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