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#506702 - 11/25/07 06:39 PM .204 ruger ???
solodren
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Is this a big enough caliber for yotes? who makes a good cheap one??? yalls expert opinions appreciated...
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#507419 - 11/26/07 08:28 AM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: solodren]
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Yep and Savage.
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#530839 - 12/16/07 11:08 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: RUGER]
HornHunter
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Registered: 12/05/07
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definitly i waxed one with my 204 back in the summer real good yote gun i have a single shot new england i killed a beaver with it to
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#531483 - 12/17/07 05:05 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: HornHunter]
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Big enough? Probably. You could kill a whitetail with a .22 lr but it is not necessarily the best caliber to choose. In my opinion, a .22 cal centerfire or bigger is a better choice for coyotes. If your worried about pelt damage, just be choosy in your bullet selection. But you know what they say about opinions, there like feet, everone's got 'em and some of them stink!
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#531794 - 12/17/07 08:50 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: 300WSM]
Bertman
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204 is a good round for coyotes
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#542508 - 12/27/07 10:35 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: RUGER]
Monty
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
Yep and Savage.
+1 (Wal-Mart might be one place to check - I bought my Savage .22 mag there last year at a very reasonable price).
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#543941 - 12/29/07 11:39 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: Monty]
WestTn Huntin'man
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Bullet placement is the key. It's big enough if you put it in the right place.
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#551069 - 01/05/08 05:05 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
Kimberman
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204 is enough for yotes. I would look at the CZ 527s...very accurate.
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#551072 - 01/05/08 05:14 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: Kimberman]
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Savage 204 all the way !
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#551416 - 01/05/08 11:24 PM Re: .204 ruger ??? [Re: Lefty]
mr.big
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I`ve killed 10 with mine so far and they all went down but it aint like a 75 V-Max from a 25-06,,if its in thick stuff its ruff trackin cause the bullet explodes and there is hardly ever an exit,,stay away from shoulders and its good,,I havent tried the 45 hornady yet either,that bullet could change things..
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