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Old 12-17-2010, 08:21 PM   #21
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Which rifle is best for hunting ???
I'm going to buy 1 but can i get good advice from you guys?
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Old 12-17-2010, 11:45 PM   #22
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well where i live they mostley dont use rifles only shotguns mostley buckshots but that aint good for a far ranged hunter so thats the reason why i need a god rifle that can kill from rabbit till a European bear

How about a rifled barrel for that shotgun? Shoot sabot slugs. They'll kill a bear, a boar, a deer and yes, even a bunny...anything within 100-200 yards. A longer shot than that and you need a real rifle. Since your game varies greatly in size I'd suggest 223 or 308.
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Old 12-19-2010, 11:18 AM   #23
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IMHO nothing less than a .308. My choice would be 30-06. In case you don't know a boars anatomy is a little different from a deer. The heart is located much lower and there's a thick bone crest over the chest. It won't stop a bullet but it will change the angle sometimes.

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Does anyone have any experience or opinions on an M1 Garand chambered for 30-06 for deer and/or wild pig hunting? I own one that I have re-conditioned and would like to take on my next hunt. Any thoughts?

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30-06 is a superb deer round. it was the ar15 of its time everyone had one and hunted with em after ww2.

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Not sure what kind of ammo you have available over there. But if I was going to have one hunting rifle, it would be 30-06 or .308, depending on ammo availability. .308 is a little easier to shoot and it won't blow your little coastal deers into bits.

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I use 308 for White tail/Mule deer and hogs in TX,MO, AR, KS, and Oklahoma.

M14S Tanker. ARMS#18 mount. Have been using a 3-9 Simmons scope, but have recently decided to go with 1-4 when I get back home.

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u might try a cheap 12g with a good quality buckshot barrel as well as a slug barrel with a small power scope

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Whatever centerfire rifle 6mm or above that you can shoot accurately at the maximum distance you expect to see the game you are going to hunt.
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i want to spend my money at 1 rifle so not 1 rifle for boars and 1 rifle for deers
Get a 30/06. It is versatile and is proven it's self well over the past 100 years. You can find all kinds of factory made ammo from 150gr boat tail to 230 grain round nose brush busters. People can say what they want but no rifle is even close to the 30/06 when it comes to versatility.
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