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#496989 - 11/17/07 01:46 PM 270 wsm or 30-30
buckngrind
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Registered: 04/28/05
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Loc: Adams TN

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Deer hunting heavy wooded to very thick cover. With a max shot range of 100 yards if you are lucky most only 50 to 75 yards very steep hollows and ridges like Cheatham Wma I told my friend I always used my 30-30 He only owns a 270 wsm So I let him use mine this weekend since I had to work . He wants to Buy a new gun to hunt in this kind of area . Im not sure I told him the right info I didnt think the 270 wsm would shoot well through the heavy cover . what do yall think
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#501012 - 11/20/07 05:36 PM Re: 270 wsm or 30-30 [Re: buckngrind]
solodren
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Registered: 09/20/07
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if you are going to buy a new gun you might as well buy a flat shooting long range gun// would go with the 270 myself that is what I hunt with..
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#501572 - 11/20/07 11:46 PM Re: 270 wsm or 30-30 [Re: ]
Tnyoteboy
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If you never plan on hunting anywhere other than those type surroundings ( 50 to 75 yd-100 max) you would be fine with a 30/30. If you're thinking a 270 WSM would bust brush worse than a 30/30 I couldn't agree with either one. Neither are going to "bust brush" worth a darn. I sometimes hunt with a 45/70 and I'm not going to take a chance on it busting it's way through anything if I can't get a clear shot. If you pick your shots, either would be fine.
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