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Old 12-30-2012, 04:58 PM   #1
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I am looking for an accurate at long and close ranges, flat trajectory, and fast shooting 17 caliber to go squirrel hunting with. The gun that i have found is a savage 17hmr m93 with a accutrigger and a scope package.



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Old 12-30-2012, 05:25 PM   #2
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Great gun but for squirrels you will have to take head shots.



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Yep. But at 50-100 yards, that is not a problem- you CAN take headshots!

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I am looking for an accurate at long and close ranges, flat trajectory, and fast shooting 17 caliber to go squirrel hunting with. The gun that i have found is a savage 17hmr m93 with a accutrigger and a scope package.
The Savage is a nice rifle at a good price.

Here is mine. The scope is a Bushnell Legend 4.4-14x44mm.

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The Savage is a nice rifle at a good price.

Here is mine. The scope is a Bushnell Legend 4.4-14x44mm.
At what distance does your savage become less accurate
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At what distance does your savage become less accurate
I haven't tried to shoot past 150 yards. I mainly shoot between 50-150 yards with it. Maximum effective range would be no more than 300 yards.
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I haven't tried to shoot past 150 yards. I mainly shoot between 50-150 yards with it. Maximum effective range would be no more than 300 yards.
When shooting at 150 yds are you still getting close grouping
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I ain`t never shot a Squirrel at over 50 yds.............

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I ain`t never shot a Squirrel at over 50 yds.............
With a 17 caliber?
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With a 17 caliber?
Never had too...............


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