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#3060703 - 12/03/12 06:51 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: LanceS4803]
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 Originally Posted By: LanceS4803
Absolutley, I use a .308.
Federal Premium with 165gr Barnes Triple-Shock.
Here is the view from this afternoon.




are u waiting on a deer or a high ranking member of the taliban
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#3060713 - 12/03/12 07:02 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: redblood]
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Only gun Ive ever used,had no problems with a .308
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#3060751 - 12/03/12 07:30 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: stik]
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 Originally Posted By: stik
Bowd shoots a 308. if you don't actually hit the deer, there is no meat damage what-so-ever \:D you don't get to eat it but no meat is damaged.


HA! Can't wait to ask her about that!

I shoot 150 grn Remington Corelokts and love the results. Just a nice double-the diameter exit hole, good blood trail, and dead deer.
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#3060816 - 12/03/12 08:25 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: CharlieTN]
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First year with the 308 and I'm shooting 150 grain Hornady boat tail soft points (BTSP). Work good for me.
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#3060938 - 12/03/12 09:49 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: CharlieTN]
LanceS4803
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 Originally Posted By: CharlieTN

If you don't mind, what's the specs on that rifle/Scope? Scope looks like my Weaver 3-15x50 EMDR.

Charlie


You have a good eye, that is the exact same scope.
The rifle is a Remington 700 5R, 20" threaded barrel, Seekins base and rings.

Maybe the deer don't know I've changed from MZ! Watched a young 4pt in the crosshairs last night from this same spot.


Edited by LanceS4803 (12/03/12 10:53 AM)
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#3060944 - 12/03/12 09:51 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: CharlieTN]
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Yep, 150 grn Remington Core Lokts have performed very well on dozens over the years!
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#3060947 - 12/03/12 09:52 AM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: redblood]
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 Originally Posted By: redblood

are u waiting on a deer or a high ranking member of the taliban


Quite a jump from hunting with a bow earlier Sun morning, huh? \:\)

The field is really long and narrow, funky winds at the base of a big ravine. I get busted there all the time.
This rifle is intended for one deer, and one deer only. A crop earred doe that has outwitted me going on 3 years now. She is old and very smart, but distance may be my friend this year.
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#3061649 - 12/03/12 05:43 PM Re: who deer hunts with a 308 [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
 Originally Posted By: stik
Bowd shoots a 308. if you don't actually hit the deer, there is no meat damage what-so-ever \:D you don't get to eat it but no meat is damaged.


HA! Can't wait to ask her about that!

I shoot 150 grn Remington Corelokts and love the results. Just a nice double-the diameter exit hole, good blood trail, and dead deer.

I knew he would rat me out.
I use the same bullets you do. Complete tactical failure keeps all meat intact but can cause severe fit pitching in the shooter.....especially the second time. \:\)
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