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Old November 8, 2018, 03:43 PM   #26
reynolds357
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I don't know why people want to use 223 on deer & big game. Under ideal conditions in a
rested position with a stationary animal you can kill it with anything, restricted only by range of cartridge. I have 222, 223, 220swift and I wouldn't carry them deer hunting. There
is a difference in hunting and shooting. You should use enough gun to get the job done under less than ideal conditions if you are actually hunting. If you are sitting in a stand and
shooting stationary deer it makes less difference what you use. The arguement don't fly with me. I have seen many deer shot with 30 cal rifles and even slugs that were good hits
and would end up as a tracking project. I just doesn't make sense to me if you have the
choice of a more reasonable caliber.
Why my son hunts with a .223? He shoots it well and hits well with it. He has a .243, but he is recoil shy without the break on it and blast shy with the brake on it. You rather he heart shoot a deer with his .223 or shoot it in the rear end with his .243?
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