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Old 02-24-2012, 07:03 PM   #1
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What it the best grain bullet to hunt hogs with?

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Old 02-24-2012, 07:36 PM   #2
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A headshot.

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Old 02-24-2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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250 Grain from a 450 bushmaster. The 223 is too light IMHO. It has been done and will be done again but there are way better calibers on the AR platform to use.
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I have a buddy that is using Barnes x bullets in 62 gr. I have some made up but have not busted one yet. He is taking heart shots and everyone has been DRT. I was planning on head shots myself but again, nothing yet.

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I put together a 300 BLK with the intention of predator hunting.

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I put together a 300 BLK with the intention of hunting predator hunting.
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.40 S&W is a decent choice. Readily available too.

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