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If you were buying a rifle to hunt coyotes with what caliber would you choose and why that caliber? Some of the places I will be hunting has a caliber restriction so deer caliber is a no .
 
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When you say deer caliber, are you meaning everything legal for deer (all centerfire) or just larger calibers most people use?


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Any and all caliber that’s legal to hunt deer . Kind of leaning towards a 22-250 or a 204 Ruger
 
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J.W.308":g3rb2e9t said:
Any and all caliber that’s legal to hunt deer . Kind of leaning towards a 22-250 or a 204 Ruger
Both of those are centerfire and legal for deer. You would be restricted to rimfire calibers.
 
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204 and 17 centerfire variants are not legal for deer. 22-250 is though. Are you sure you could use the centerfire that are less then 22 caliber? If all centerfire are not allowed, then I give another vote for for 17 wsm.

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I would get a 22-250 with a fast twist barrel.

The "standard" 22-250 twist is 1:14; I own a Browning A-Bolt with this twist and it will shoot anything under 60 grains with a high degree of accuracy. At 60 grains you may get some keyholing, exactly why I am not sure but someone here knows exactly.

Nosler refers to fast as a 1:9 twist. This will stabilize up to around 80 grain bullets.

Primers bullets brass and powders are readily available and reasonably priced.
 
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As far as I know ANY centerfire is legal for deer. So I vote 17wsm


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TN Song Dog":1fwxc3ee said:
204 and 17 centerfire variants are not legal for deer. 22-250 is though. Are you sure you could use the centerfire that are less then 22 caliber? If all centerfire are not allowed, then I give another vote for for 17 wsm.

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pretty sure your wrong about what’s legal for deer there bud


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I don't understand the firearm limitation law. Do they want us to kill the dang things or not??
 
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some of us might want to read up on the regs a little bit,any center fire is legal and no full metal ammo,some of of the 22 mag ammo isn't legal for small game hunting to if you go by the strict letter of law,
 
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mike243":1pryz61j said:
some of us might want to read up on the regs a little bit,any center fire is legal and no full metal ammo,some of of the 22 mag ammo isn't legal for small game hunting to if you go by the strict letter of law,
Been this way for several years now.

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