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#503261 - 11/22/07 09:19 AM .223 or 22-250
solodren
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been debating these guns it seems as though the 250 shoots flatter and faster . going to try some coyotes after deer season. Also rossi makes a single shot in either caliber for 199$ the cheapest I found what do you guys think any advice would be appreciated.
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#503266 - 11/22/07 09:26 AM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: solodren]
Blue5
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223 ammo is cheaper!
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#503525 - 11/22/07 03:35 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: Blue5]
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I use a .223 with a 70gr Barnes TSX on occasiion and it does good on deer, the only problem is the lack of a blood trail, no exit on a broadside shot. The .223 is cheaper and the 250 shoots flatter, unless you shoot over 250yds on a regular basis you wont see much difference.
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#503526 - 11/22/07 03:36 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: ]
Cull Buck Hunter
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Very important " RIGHT BULLET"



 Originally Posted By: DEER ASSASSIN
with the right bullet either make a good deer rifle
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#503643 - 11/22/07 05:57 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
Locksley
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The the 22/250 shoots flatter and faster . A bolt acction rifle is best for accuracy at long range.
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#503752 - 11/22/07 07:23 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: Locksley]
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shot my 1st 2 deer with a mini 14 in .223 in SC,did the job, dont know much about 22/250
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#503800 - 11/22/07 07:41 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: Football Hunter]
statelineRUT
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If you are going to get a single shot I would go with the NEF. About the same money and better trigger. The 223 would be my bet. Cheaper also than the 22-250. I have three NEF rifles and love tham all.
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#503882 - 11/22/07 08:12 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: statelineRUT]
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I like my 22-250.
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#504429 - 11/23/07 03:14 PM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: ]
stik
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the 22-250 is the ultimate "if-you-see-it-you-can-shoot-it" varmint round. i was very disappointed to see the 22 centerfires legalized for deer.
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#505966 - 11/25/07 09:10 AM Re: .223 or 22-250 [Re: stik]
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Either would work fine with a 60gr partition or 55gr SGK.
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