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#2981372 - 10/14/12 06:24 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: fishboy1]
Plateau Hunter
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The 22 magnum and .22lr use different bore sizes. The convertible revolvers use the bigger magnum .224 groove barrels so the smaller .222 22lr will shoot through but with diminished accuracy. The .22 Hornet can be loaded down to .22lr or 22 magnum levels and loaded 'full power' for coyotes etc. PH
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#2981495 - 10/14/12 07:23 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: Plateau Hunter]
Encore Eye Candy
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If you load use Trail boss on a 223 platform. and get a head shot.
55 GR. HDY FMJ IMR Trail Boss .224" 2.200" 4.0 grs 1074 fps


Edited by Encore Eye Candy (10/14/12 07:27 PM)
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#2981506 - 10/14/12 07:26 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: fishboy1]
Kimberman
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The 22 Hornet will do what you are talking about. I was really wanting a single shot Hornet for exactly what you are talking about, you can handload the hornet to 22lr, 22 mag, and full 22 Hornet. Then someone pointed out that it is illegal to shoot small game with a centerfire, so I scratched that idea.
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#2982372 - 10/15/12 11:08 AM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: Kimberman]
fishboy1
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 Originally Posted By: Kimberman
The 22 Hornet will do what you are talking about. I was really wanting a single shot Hornet for exactly what you are talking about, you can handload the hornet to 22lr, 22 mag, and full 22 Hornet. Then someone pointed out that it is illegal to shoot small game with a centerfire, so I scratched that idea.


Well crappin catfish batman.... back to the drawing board.

Im intrigued by those double rifles. The ones that have a .20 ga and a .22 over/under. Wonder if I could get one in a 7-08 / .22 or 7-08 / 12 ga.
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#2982693 - 10/15/12 03:20 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: fishboy1]
Dienamic
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Saw one in 308 ovr 20. It was one of the Russian Remingtons I believe. USSG or Balika (however you spell it...).
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#2982730 - 10/15/12 03:36 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: Dienamic]
ratsnakeboogy
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5MM Remington Magnum.

Head shot on squirrels = headless squirrel.

Coyote = Bang flop.

Groudhogs = mush.

Bucks the wind a lot better than the HMR.

Hard to find these days though.

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#2982773 - 10/15/12 04:05 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: Dienamic]
fishboy1
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 Originally Posted By: Dienamic
Saw one in 308 ovr 20. It was one of the Russian Remingtons I believe. USSG or Balika (however you spell it...).


That might be perfect!
Use the 20 for squirrel and keep a .308 in the pipe for varmints.
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#2982778 - 10/15/12 04:07 PM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: fishboy1]
Bambi Buster
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 Originally Posted By: fishboy1
That CZ is sweet! But its not what I would consider one gun for this discussion.

What I was trying to get at is this.

IS it possible to make ONE rifle that shoots both 22lr AND 22 Mag out of the same set up WITHOUT changing the rig?.....


Unfortunately no, it's not.
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#2983540 - 10/16/12 12:07 AM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: fishboy1]
landman
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I believe if mr.big was shooting at the yote with that 22L
he would be dead at 200yards or no 22mag needed
he can make them 22's smoke
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#2983625 - 10/16/12 05:56 AM Re: ultimate small game/yote gun.... [Re: landman]
mr.big
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I use 65 SGK 223 for yotes,,
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