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  1. 270 win Vs. 300 win mag for medium size game

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Is there any real advantage in changing a .270 win for a .300 win mag for long range shots (300 to 500 yards) at deer size game (130 to 180 lbs)? I own a ruger m77 hawkeye chambered in .270 win, which shoots very well with the ballistic silvertip ammo. But was wandeing if I could get any...
  2. 410 Slugs?

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    Hello everyone, this is my first post and it might be a series of really stupid questions, observations, and somewhat related backstory, I apologize in advance. I am getting a new gun for Christmas from my fiancé, she claimed my 20 gauge and one of my 44 magnums both in one year so to try and...
  3. Prone deer stand

    General Discussion
    Ok, whacky thought of the day. I was thinking of building an elevated deer stand that would allow me to shoot prone. Anyone ever think of this?
  4. Only 3 months until hunting season in Texas

    Southwest Hunting
    August, September, October, and on the first weekend of November rifle season starts in this part of Texas. When my wife and I went to the local wal-mart this past weekend they had hunting gear out on the shelves. The weekly sales paper from Gander mountain had deer stands on the front page...
  5. Remington 30-30 ammo : 170 grain hollow tip

    Leverguns and Their Cartridges (General)
    Since the early 1970's, I've tried just about every brand and bullet weight in our 30-30 carbines. Had great luck with performance of Winchester 170 grain Power Point. But never hunted with this unique hollow tip ammo by Remington. Have you ever tried it? Impressions: accuracy, size of wound...
  6. New Deer gun

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Im finally tired of my old Savage 243 and im trying to find a new bolt action rifle for under 400 bucks new. Im pritty set on the 7mm-08 cartrige and im not really interested in any used guns. Some guns ive considered are the Marlin XS7, Savage Axis and Mossberg ATR. Dose anybody have any...
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