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Old 08-08-2022, 5:06 AM
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Originally Posted by sumdood View Post
Since we have to use non lead in California, itís probably going to be copper. In my experience that copper needs to be moving fast. 243 doesnít cut it. My favorite is 7-08 traveling at about 3,000 ft / sec. One shot and done on 4 pigs so far.

Using a .444 Marlin with copper didnít stop a 200 pound pig never to be seen again
Sounds like you have a hard time hitting where you should . My daughter hunts exclusively with a 243 break action and has one shot one killed 2 pigs and a deer since her 12th b-day last august . Iíve killed pigs for years with 223 and 22-250ís Iíve never had pig with a well aimed shot go more that 25 yds Ö the 3rd or 4th one while jacking rounds sure but never one I had time to aim on
My vote for the BEST California round except elk and sheep would be the 243 followed by the 257 bob .
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