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Yotehnter
07-03-2012, 6:53 PM
What caliber rifle are you guys using this deer season.I am going to use my 243 Remington with 100 grain core-locks or Barnes depends on where i hunt.

toby
07-03-2012, 6:58 PM
If I go? 257 Weatherby Mrk V with 100 grain Ballistic tip. Or a Weatherby Vanguard in 308 150 grain Ballistic tip. Or just maybe my pre 64 Winchester featherweight in 308 and again 150 gr ballistic tips..

Freeballer
07-03-2012, 7:00 PM
Ruger M77 chambered in .257 Roberts with a 3x9 optic and 117 grain +p.

lewdogg21
07-03-2012, 7:08 PM
Marlin 336 in 35 Remington, weatherby vanguard in .270, chi-com SKS, model 70 in .338 win mag, maybe a 7mm Mauser. First two are most likely.

outbrakeridah
07-03-2012, 7:24 PM
Browning X bolt 270win ballistic tip or barnes depending on area or my 308AR.

mif_slim
07-03-2012, 7:55 PM
347gr expandables...

chris
07-03-2012, 8:03 PM
6.5x55 swedish mauser. love it works everytime.

IrishPirate
07-03-2012, 8:12 PM
Mosin Nagant 91/30 with 203gr SP Silver Bear ammo


and a Bayonet....



might also take my brothers 30-30.....not sure of make or model, or which ammo i'll use, but if I head up into the thick brush, i think it'll be better than my ginormous Mosin

crackerman
07-03-2012, 9:16 PM
Savage 111 in 30.06. Worked for 100 years, will work for 100 more

Trapper
07-03-2012, 9:21 PM
Remington 700 30-06 with handloaded 168gr Barnes TTSX's or Mathews Switchback.

deerhntr270
07-03-2012, 9:47 PM
Remington 700 in 270 & Browning Bar in 30-06

sprig
07-03-2012, 10:04 PM
.30-30 Marlin with LEVERevolution for the brush and thick stuff. 7MM STW on a hilltop.

Bowhunter_619
07-03-2012, 10:41 PM
Remington Model 721 in 30.06 w/150 grain core lokt or Savage Edge .270 Win w/130 grain core lokt

Targets From Us
07-03-2012, 10:42 PM
Remington 700 sps stainless .270 WSM 130 Berger VLD

Bigyates
07-04-2012, 5:32 AM
Winchester Model 70 SG 270 Winchester.

owenriquez
07-04-2012, 5:57 AM
Ruger M77 .270

kayaker
07-04-2012, 5:57 AM
30-06 with 165 grain bullets launched from a Weatherby Mark V.

HunterRyan
07-04-2012, 6:23 AM
Ruger #1 in .25-06

mif_slim
07-04-2012, 6:29 AM
Oh I forgot to mention, AR-15 also..

glockman19
07-04-2012, 6:35 AM
Remington 700 30-06 with handloaded 168gr Barnes TTSX's or Mathews Switchback.

+1 on the Remington 700 in .30-06 with 168gr Barnes TSX's

pennstater
07-04-2012, 6:37 AM
Ruger No.1, 30-06. 165gr handloads. In X-12.
HunterRyan: Nice choice.

IVC
07-04-2012, 6:45 AM
Savage 111 in 30.06. Worked for 100 years, will work for 100 more

That's one durable rifle. 200+ years... :)

olhunter
07-04-2012, 7:22 AM
Ate tag soup last year and superstitious, so I'm trying something else.

Full east-coast old-school (except for the lead-free crap).

Going out with the 1957 Remington 760 .308 with 150gr E-Tips and wearing jeans and a red flannel shirt. Maybe a rope for a belt and a steel canteen too.

Any other suggestions?

Jamesballowe
07-04-2012, 7:25 AM
Vangard 30/06 150 grain.

Henry Shooter
07-04-2012, 7:31 AM
338 LM 86 grns of h1000 behind 300grn SMK. NO really same as trapper. 30/06 w/ Barnes 168 ttsx

capnemo
07-04-2012, 7:31 AM
Savage Weather Warrior (111) 30-06 with Remington Premier all copper 150 grain

For FHL Area 29 and other Shotgun only areas: Savage 220F 20 gauge slug gun with Federal Vital Shock 3" shells, Barnes 50 caliber sabot lead free

Back east in the Vermont woods: Winchester 94 30-30 with Hornady LeverEvolution 165

Rusty_Buckhorn
07-04-2012, 8:07 AM
Marlin 336 in 35 Remington, weatherby vanguard in .270, chi-com SKS, model 70 in .338 win mag, maybe a 7mm Mauser. First two are most likely.

you're gonna get pretty tired carrying all those guns around ;)

0481
07-04-2012, 8:11 AM
Remington 700 vsc in .308. 130 gr ttsx on top of 52 gr of varget. Smokin hot 3200 fps.

bob7122
07-04-2012, 8:15 AM
Mosin Nagant 91/30 with 203gr SP Silver Bear ammo


and a Bayonet....



might also take my brothers 30-30.....not sure of make or model, or which ammo i'll use, but if I head up into the thick brush, i think it'll be better than my ginormous Mosin

this and my saiga in 762x39

napahunter
07-04-2012, 8:29 AM
My go to gun is my Savage 30.06, with 165 hand loads. I have killed numerous bucks with this gun.

Bunsen
07-04-2012, 8:31 AM
Remington 700 in .270

rromeo
07-04-2012, 8:38 AM
Vanguard Sporter .25-06

Hopefully these guys decide to come back in the fall.
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Hornet_RN
07-04-2012, 8:40 AM
Remington 700 BDL in .30-06 with handloaded Sierra Game King 150 grain bullets

Full Clip
07-04-2012, 8:42 AM
The sportered M1917 I got from my grandfather with original sales receipt from the Department of War ($4.50) using my 30-06 150grn Nosler Partition handloads, or my Benelli R1 using the same ammo. The M1917 has a 1950s-vintage 4x Weaver scope (while the Benelli has a nice 4-12 Leopold) which adds to the challenge... But I did replace the military trigger with a Timney, which is nice.

Gatcha619
07-04-2012, 8:53 AM
Savage 7 Mag........ :33:

DirtyDave
07-04-2012, 8:56 AM
Depends on Location.
D-Zones for Deer/Bear: Winchester Model 70 30-06, 165gr Hornady GMX
San Diego and South Dakota for Deer/Coyotes: Remington 788 6mmRem, 95gr Hornady SST

zfields
07-04-2012, 9:00 AM
Could use a slingshot on the deer out here in central texas, and that would be overkill. I swear I had bigger deer in my backyard in CA

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shermansaelio
07-04-2012, 9:20 AM
Browning X-Bolt 7mm Rem Mag. Winchester Supreme Elite XP3 160gr

eville
07-04-2012, 9:50 AM
Grandpa's 94 Winchester in .32 Winchester special.

Shoot-it
07-04-2012, 10:03 AM
7mm rem mag, Rem 700 rifle hand loaded 139 gr GMX /69 gr reloader 22 they are moving pretty fast real accurate to.
I use to have a 270 I should have kept that just loved that cartridge.

gotsig
07-04-2012, 10:14 AM
Savage 111 in 270 win. Hand load 130gr. SST @ 3000 fps.

taperxz
07-04-2012, 10:24 AM
I'm using my .22 rimfire this year

k1dude
07-04-2012, 3:19 PM
6.5 Grendel.

Rider1k
07-04-2012, 4:24 PM
mod 70 Winchester. in 7mm Rem mag. Does the job for anything 4 legged in the US! Shoot 160gr Fed Nosler Partition. With a Nikon Titanium 3.3-10 scope

VFX_man
07-04-2012, 4:43 PM
What caliber rifle are you guys using this deer season.I am going to use my 243 Remington with 100 grain core-locks or Barnes depends on where i hunt.

Based on the nice 3x3 I saw this morning . . . Most CA citizens use their vehicles! Sad, it looked like it would have been a great looking buck . . . of course, no hunting is allowed in Oakland!

Myself, Weatherby loaded with the "Barnes VOR-TX" .30-06 168 grains polymer tipped TSX solid copper. Might as well start shooting the solid copper . . . :43:

ElvenSoul
07-04-2012, 5:08 PM
SKS!

black gun addict
07-05-2012, 7:11 AM
Ruger .270

Hunter87
07-05-2012, 7:49 AM
Savage 111 in 30.06. Worked for 100 years, will work for 100 more

Same as Crackerman, I might try out my Winchester 94 30-30. If I ever get the opportunity I'll drop try to one with my Super Blackhawk Hunter 44mag.:43:

DanD
07-05-2012, 9:04 AM
Primary will be Remington 700 BDL chambered in Win 270 throwing 130 gr. Nosler Accubonds.

Backup will be Remington 700 BDL chambered in Win 300 mag throwing 180 gr. Nosler Accubonds.

Good luck to all this season.

ch89lx
07-05-2012, 10:59 AM
Winchester 70 30-06

Richard Erichsen
07-05-2012, 12:10 PM
What caliber rifle are you guys using this deer season.I am going to use my 243 Remington with 100 grain core-locks or Barnes depends on where i hunt.

Excellent combo and one of my favorites. I don't think I've ever taken anything further out then 220 yards or so and at that distance, the flat shooting .243 is like a laser beam and the quality 95-100 grain SPs and ballistic tip types penetrate deeply. .223 hunters prefer neck shots and wind is the bane of their existence. Shooting 100 grain bullets, distance calculation and wind drift are a lot less problematic than the .223, but only bucks slightly harder (though the rifle is heavier which absorbs some of the "push" as well). The Barnes TSX bullets are very good in my rifle, but unusually long (all copper) and lighter at 85 grain. Barnes was trying to get stability in common 1:12" and 1:11" barrels that work fine with the shorter, lead cored loads that are 100 grain. The velocity for these lighter Barnes loads, about as light as I would go for white tail, is higher and the tragectory flatter, but they don't buck the wind as well as 100 grain Nosler Partitions or Silvertips.

R

billetmann
07-05-2012, 2:22 PM
winchester 70 featherweight in 280 rem with 140gr ttsx

devil83dog@hotmail.com
07-05-2012, 2:24 PM
Remington 700 30.06 150gr Winchester e-tip