What do you hunt with most?

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  1. Car0linab0y

    Car0linab0y Member

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    Mossberg atr in .270. 3x9 scope, rem corelok soft point 150gr.

    Most deer never took a step. Had one that was running past, grunted to stop him , he ran 70 yards after the hit and laid down.

    It was what I could afford at the time, and still gets the job done. Also not finicky about ammo like my buddy's Remington 700.
     
  2. 303hunter

    303hunter Loves Beer Charter Member Supporting Member

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    That’s one beautiful rifle!
     
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  3. Oneofsix

    Oneofsix low speed, high drag Charter Member Supporting Member

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    He doesn't own anything ugly, even remotely lol.

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    Never had this Remington 700 ADL .270 in the woods before. Forum member had it...I now have it. I re-scoped it with a 2-7X Nikon Gloss Nikon Monarch scope and zeroed it in a couple of years ago. Maybe I'll hunt a couple of times with it this year.

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    When I lived in VA and had places to hunt. I picked up a 6.5x55 and it was the best all around I had seen in putting them down and not destroying the meat. Soft recoil and would drop a deer. Also used the Marlin .35 for years before I got the 6.5x55. .35 with a 200gr bullet is a hammer.
    If I planned to be in an open area or stand I would carry the 6.5x55 if working and stalking thick brush I would carry the .35.
    Dad always used a .270.
     
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    Ruger American 308. Super light and handy in the bush. The last 3 yrs I had a place to hunt I took a bunch of deer with this gun, a 20" bbl Rem 700 SPS Tac 308, Browning Safari Grade BAR 308 and a Winchester SX2 12ga Slug gun with Tasco beer can ProPoint. I liked to take out all my different toys and play.
     
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    What I hunt with most would have to be either the mk18 or Mk12 clone both shooting mk262. On occasion I do also hunt with a 700 in .220 swift (50gr NBT’s) & a 700 in 6.5x284 if I need to reach way out.
     
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    bondjamesbond Senior Member's Elder Charter Member Supporting Member

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    Browning X-Bolt in 7MM Rem Mag.
     
  9. Ikarus1

    Ikarus1 Avtomat Krishna-kov

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    been carrying my son's 336 in .35 Rem here lately, under 150yds. It simply puts deer on the ground quickly, and the Leupold glass is top notch.
     
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  10. JakeH

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    Steyr Pro Hunter in .270 Win, Zeiss Conquest 3-9x42, Federal Fusion 130 gr.

    Its a bit on the long and heavy side to be hauling in and out of blinds and small stands though. I’ll either set up an AR in one of 6.5/6.8/.300 or finally rebarrel my .243 to something with a 20 inch tube for shorter range work one day.