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TheHunter100 12-17-2011 11:32 PM

Good bullet for hunting deer or hog with my new Marlin 30-30
 
I just bought a marlin 30-30 im waiting my ten days and wondering what ammo would be suggested

303tom 12-18-2011 02:03 AM

These are pretty great, give em a try.

LEVERevolution Ammo 30-30 Winchester 160 Grain Flex Tip eXpanding Box of 20

TheHunter100 12-18-2011 02:50 AM

Alright... I have 170 grain federal amunition which would you prefer between those two cuz I think the higher in grains the better but I dont really know I mostly hunt small game with shotguns and im new to rifles

willfully armed 12-18-2011 03:41 AM

In 30*30 I prefer a 150gr or lighter.

TheHunter100 12-18-2011 03:43 AM

And why would you say that does it make a diffrence in speed, acurracy, etc....

willfully armed 12-18-2011 04:31 AM

A lighter bullet travels faster, drops less, but loses energy faster.

A 130 or 150gr bullet is plenty for deer.

TheHunter100 12-18-2011 04:35 AM

Do you have a specific brand that you would u recommend n what bout on hogs I should stick to higher grains (sorry for all the questions just wanted to know)

willfully armed 12-18-2011 04:42 AM

Same for hogs. I shoot the cheap blue box federal from Walmart in 30-30.

TheHunter100 12-18-2011 04:45 AM

I never found the gun section in walmart I just go to turners... thanks for all your advice man


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