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Old 02-21-2013, 10:07 PM   #1
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Default .243 for ground hog

I got a remington m700 in .243 with a tasco pronghorn scope. How good would this be for groundhog?

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Old 02-21-2013, 10:28 PM   #2
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Perfect!! Depending on scope magnafication.

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Awesome, expesialy with a light 50-55 grain bullet

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Ive killed them with a .22lr so a .243 should be more than enough. I will admit it took more than 1 shot with the .22lr. Lets just say thank goodness for hi-cap mags.

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Agreed, that will make an awesome groundhog shooter.

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The scope is a 3-9x magnafication. But i only have 100gr soft point boat tails.

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The scope is a 3-9x magnafication. But i only have 100gr soft point boat tails.
They'll do it just fine.

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Good to hear. Any tips for a first timer?

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It is best with a spotter. At longer distances you want someone to call where the bullet hits. And buy a reloading setup-

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I don't personaly have reloading equipment, but my uncle is teaching me on his. But i plan to get my own ASAP.

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