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best hunting load 45 colt lever gun

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What is your best hunting load for hunting deer pigs coyots and black bear.NEED HELP THANKS
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My favorite load is a 300 gr. Hornady XTP ahead of 21 gr. of Win. 296 and a magnum primer. It delivers 1500 fps in my 94 AE and shoots into about 2 inches at 50 yds with the original crude sights. I did put a scope on the rifle just to see how accurate the loads I had been using were at 100 yds. With the scope I could get accuracy about the same at 100 yds as the iron sights would get me at 50.
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