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#496846 - 11/17/07 08:13 AM 270 or 243
kasey
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which gun would you guys get all round gun?
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#496849 - 11/17/07 08:39 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: kasey]
jackalope77
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Registered: 11/06/07
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Loc: VanBuren Co.

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243.00
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#496855 - 11/17/07 09:08 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: jackalope77]
Hogbear
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Registered: 07/21/05
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For Deer and smaller game in the Southeast, the .243. If you plan on hunting out west or something bigger than southern whitetails, then the .270.
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#496871 - 11/17/07 10:23 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Hogbear]
WestTn Huntin'man
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Registered: 11/19/06
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Loc: Benton Co.

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270
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#497057 - 11/17/07 04:38 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
Model70Man
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Registered: 09/30/05
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Loc: Knoxville, TN

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270
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#497098 - 11/17/07 05:31 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Model70Man]
TiminTN
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Loc: Memphis,Tennessee U.S.A.

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+1, 270
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#497154 - 11/17/07 06:07 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: TiminTN]
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Grumpaw
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Registered: 12/13/00
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Loc: Dallas, GA. & Cookeville, TN

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270
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#497260 - 11/17/07 07:21 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Unicam]
stik
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Registered: 03/12/99
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Loc: lenoir city,tn

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270
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#497400 - 11/17/07 09:06 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: stik]
bighead 1
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Registered: 09/24/06
Posts: 174
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270
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#497406 - 11/17/07 09:11 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: bighead 1]
gone huntin
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not enough knock down power in a 243 un less you get ballistic tips then its alright. Ive had a 243 now i got a 270 and i love it. You can reach out farther with a 270 also.
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#497438 - 11/17/07 09:47 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: kasey]
kc4sox
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243 no doubt. I have killed mountains of deer with a 243 at ranges from 20 to a lasered 350 none of them have ever gone more that 50 yrds.
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#497559 - 11/18/07 04:51 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: kc4sox]
pety221
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Registered: 02/18/06
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270
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#497609 - 11/18/07 07:30 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: pety221]
4onaside
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Registered: 02/07/06
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270
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#497645 - 11/18/07 09:12 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: 4onaside]
Blucollar
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Loc: Macon County , Tn.

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What do you mean by all around?
Deer & varmint or small to large varmint or deer & larger game?
Might change the answer.
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#498152 - 11/18/07 08:54 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Blucollar]
kasey
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Loc: Tn,sevier Co.

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like deer and hogs
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#498341 - 11/18/07 10:23 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: kasey]
jetwrnch
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7mm-08. 11 lbs recoil on average and ballistics 90% of a .270
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#498356 - 11/18/07 10:30 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: jetwrnch]
Blucollar
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Loc: Macon County , Tn.

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For deer and hogs, between the two, I'd go .270 all the way!
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#499506 - 11/19/07 05:16 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Blucollar]
Kimberman
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Deer & hogs...easy money: 270
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#501208 - 11/20/07 07:44 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Kimberman]
Cull Buck Hunter
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Loc: Cleveland,TN

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I prefer the 243win because I predator and deer hunt. The 243 with a good bullets will kill deer like the hammer of THOR! Just be sure to use a Partition or Barnes bullets, just my opinion. Then go to a 55gr bullet for the yotes.

Edited by Cull Buck Hunter (11/20/07 07:45 PM)
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#501516 - 11/20/07 10:28 PM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
sgtwebb1
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#504155 - 11/23/07 06:35 AM Re: 270 or 243 [Re: gone huntin]
Football Hunter
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what hogbear said
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