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Old June 27, 2011, 11:36 PM   #26
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For speed goats:

Winchester Model 70 Supergrade, .270 Win, Weaver Grand Slam 3x10, 110 gr VMax and 140 grain Ballistic Tips.

Browning Model 1885, .30-06.........scope and ammo still to be determined.

Ruger Hawkeye, .358 Winchester, Leopold Rifleman 3x9, 250 grain Speer Hotcor


For Elk (if I buy a tag):

Same rifle as above, but with a Marlin 336 .30-30, and a 1946 M44 for additional backups/brush guns.
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Old June 27, 2011, 11:50 PM   #27
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most of what I hut is coyote, hog and deer. I mainly use my m1A .308 but will take my 1903 30-06 just in case I need the heavier loads and longer reach.
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Old June 28, 2011, 05:52 PM   #28
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6.8 SPCII I built this past winter. Ive already used it to fill some nuisance permits for deer eating our beans and cotton. 95gr TTSX

Browning A bolt 25-06. 117gr Sierra Gameking.

Remington Model 7 .308 WIn. Sierra 150 Pro Hunter.

Ruger Bisley Hunter .41 Rem Mag. 220 SPeer JSP.

Morrison Recurve #49 @ 28". 35-55 Goldtips with a Magnus 2 blade up front.
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Old June 28, 2011, 06:03 PM   #29
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I only deer hunt. I use a custom .54 Hawken for most of it but I also use a custom 98 Mauser for long range hunts. I also sometimes carry a Winchester 30-30, Rossi 92 in 44-40 and a .58 three band Enfield. The Mauser is the only one scoped.
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Old June 28, 2011, 06:20 PM   #30
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Elk 45/70 Marlin guide gun

White Tale BFR 45/70




then lots of varmints with 17 HMR marlin bolt action or 357 magnum Marlin Lever action.
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Old June 28, 2011, 06:51 PM   #31
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Tikka T3 Lite in .30-06.
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Old June 28, 2011, 06:57 PM   #32
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I will bounce between my 308 Bar, Ruger 7mm mag, and my Sako 30-06.
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Old June 28, 2011, 09:11 PM   #33
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Antelope

7.7 Jap Sporterized Arisaka 174gr handloads
Remington 78 Sportsman 270 140gr SST's or Interbonds with Rem corelokt 130's in reserve
1903 Springfield '06

Elk (if I go)
Ruger Hawkeye All Weather .223 - just to pi$$ my dad off.
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Old June 28, 2011, 09:35 PM   #34
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For whitetail deer. One of the Model 700 XCR's in 30.06 or 7 MM MAG. Since deer camp is a ways from home I generally take both of them and that way I have a back up rifle just in case there is a problem with a scope. Both rifles are great proven deer slayers. Heck I might even get a notion and get the Browning Bar Safari in 30.06 out of the safe and let it stretch its legs.
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Old June 29, 2011, 07:28 AM   #35
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I just love squeezin' the trigger on my Remington 700 7mm Rem mag w/handloaded 160 gr. Nosler Partition pushing nearly 3100 fps Shoots flat accurate and hits hard!!
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Old June 29, 2011, 07:52 AM   #36
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Due to arthritis in my hip making it next to impossible to still hunt deer anymore, I will be hunting from a blind on my own property. It is very heavily wooded, and shots more than thirty yards away are very rare.

For this type of hunting I may skip using my Remington 7400 30-06, or my Ruger Mini-30 this year, in favor of my new S&W 329PD.
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Old June 29, 2011, 01:41 PM   #37
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I dont hunt nothing but pigs and varmints,

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enfield or pistol in a rare daytime hunt,
Mini 14 at night
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Old June 29, 2011, 04:16 PM   #38
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Winchester model 70 .270 wsm for hogs in Texas and deer in Kansas. Just got it in the spring, can't wait for a crisp fall day.

Wife gets ****** when I would take her Savage 110 .270. That thing is a meat getter.
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Old June 29, 2011, 04:18 PM   #39
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I just took my Winchester 94 .30-30 to the range and had no problem at all dropping the bullets into a 4" circle at 100 yards. Iron sights, cast bullet load.

I've got one little white oak flat on my property that's about 70 yards across and I think I know just the rifle for it.
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Old July 1, 2011, 03:09 AM   #40
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Savage 99 in .358......wow

Is that not the holy grail of Savage 99's? I would hunt that .358 for sure.
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Old July 1, 2011, 03:34 AM   #41
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44 big boy rifle and 6" 357 ruger gp100 revolver

I know there are better choices. This is what I have plus am using this yr though. In a yr or two I can iron out some details. I also carry a very large fixed blade I bought in Ochopee, FL(near Everglades City) in DEC2010. I LOVE THE KNIFE: GATOR HANDLE AND ALLIGATOR SHEATH).
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Old July 1, 2011, 10:31 AM   #42
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Savage 99 in .358......wow
Is that not the holy grail of Savage 99's? I would hunt that .358 for sure.
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It is a rare one for sure. I've seen one in .284 Win, that one might be the true "Holy Grail" of 99's. I think the .300 and .358 are the front runners this year for my combo deer and elk hunt.
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Old July 1, 2011, 03:05 PM   #43
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How about that Yugo man? It ought to smoke an antelope easy dude...I'll use this Savage hopefully, but if not, my cup runneth over with options!!
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Old July 1, 2011, 04:58 PM   #44
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How about that Yugo man? It ought to smoke an antelope easy dude...
My .25-06 is an option for sure, at 11 lbs it is just a little heavy. I've already killed a doe after a long stalk, just that my shooting wasn't the best that day. First shot was high because I miss judged the range. It took two more shots on a running wounded animal to finish her off. That is why I need to redeem myself for that one.
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Old July 1, 2011, 05:17 PM   #45
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The elusive barbecued elk

We're evacuees from the Conchas fire right now. I'm wondering where my dad will hunt. Luckily, I put in for 6A, so I should have some land left to hunt. I'm probably going to take the .45-70 again.
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Old July 1, 2011, 05:20 PM   #46
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I'll be hunting Deer and Elk. I will carry my 1895G with 400 gr LFP's, but if I can get close enough I want to take it with my mdl 83 454 and it will have 325 gr gc boolit in it. I've never taken a big game animal with a handgun before and think it will be sweet.
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Old July 3, 2011, 08:34 PM   #47
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Deer seasons: bow

.50cal. T/C Encore

.475/480 BFR Linebaugh...

...and I always manage a day or two with .50cal. T/C Hawkins caplock.
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Old July 4, 2011, 09:01 AM   #48
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For Deer and Hog im using a Ruger Frontier .308 with a shimmed butstock and a Leaupold VX 2 3X9X40 over the reciever. And for Racoon that I tree with My Coonhounds I use a stainless Ruger Single Six with a 6 inch barrel.
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Old July 4, 2011, 09:32 AM   #49
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For Deer I will be carrying my 1894 Winchester .30-30 and if I go elk hunting this year, it'll be my .30-06 M70 Winchester. It's not that I'm really into Winchesters it's that for where I hunt, these are the 2 best rifles I have...

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Old July 4, 2011, 06:47 PM   #50
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Decided something different this year. Our rifle season Co is pretty short 5day elk up to 9 days on a combo (deer/elk) tag and our archery season starts last weekend in Aug end last weekend Sept so that a good 30day season.

I drew an archery deer tag and another couple weeks I'll start scouting see what up in the high country might check out the elk. I can get an OTC either sex archery elk tag and I got the entire archery season free and grouse season starts Sept 1 so have afew choices.

I got second choice rifle doe antelope tag and I drew rifle late season cow elk. Just not sure what I'm going to do for my bull tag yet.

Rifles, Had a 284 build last year use that for antelope back up rifle 243AI and the ranch I hunt on has afew PD so take along 223AI,22Br.

I've got a rifle just for cow elk it's a Shilen ratchet twist barrel 30-06 using a 150gr E-Tip if there in the timber I'll take the 35 Whelen AI along.

Wish everyone good luck on their hunts this year.
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