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Best Caliber for DEER hunting in GA.

Thread in 'Hunting Chat' started by biker13, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. biker13

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    What caliber and why do you think it is the best.I choose the .308,its has light recoil,short action,lots of ammo available,great range and it comes in all type actions.What do you choose?
     
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    but since I dont own one I use my 308

    this year I will be hunting with both my bolt gun and my saiga :D
     
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    I'm a 270 or 7mm-08 man myself. No real reason beside they have been working for me for years.

    Oh yea, I prefer they leave the barrel of a Browning.
     
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    A 30-30 does an excellent job of dropping deer with a behind-the-shoulder-on-third-of-the-way-up shot, but I prefer using the AR platform nowadays. I'm going to try for one this year with a Winchester .223 64gr Powerpoint.

    There's always the good ol' 470 Nitro Express in a H&H double rifle. :D
     
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    .270 Winchester...
     
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    30-06 mainly cause I'm used to "long action"....but 7.62X39, and 44MAG are also quite effective.
     
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    The .308 works for me as well..
     
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    Marlin 336 in .35 Rem or a 30-30
     
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    308,7-08,270 just depends
     
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    270win for sure drops em like a hammer!
     

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