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Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations?
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

The only Bergmann I know of built a sub-gun .

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Aah...Yer too much into guns and dressin' like a girl. You need to venture out into the world more... Laughing

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 3:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Remember the record Alberta Grizzly fell to a 22LR single shot.

Shot placement means more then the energy of the round or the size of the animal. A 110-120 ft lb crossbow makes short work of 200 pound+ deer at up to 60 yards. As long as the bullet is meant for penetration not a varmint bullet, it will probably work out as long as you can shoot straight and not miss the vital organs.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Bushy you aint BSing anybody with all that snow on your chin. I heard when you were in the service your serial number was 1, and it was chiseled in a stone tablet.
There has been many a deer fall prey to a 22LR. Very clean and quick.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Yup...There may be snow on the roof and snow by the entrance, but there's a raging fire in the furnace...

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

I keep the snow cut off, I'm just afraid one of these times it won't come back.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

You guys and that cross dresser your hanging with sure do make for good entertainment !!! Popcorn


I’m just waiting for someone to step up and tell me what the reasonable range is for them their rim-fires !!! ROFL

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

I plead the fifth!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 6:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

wiersy111...Would a 100 yards be too much? How about 75 yards? Maybe 50 yards? Or would 25 yards be O K? I don't know...How far can you shoot a .22 lr? Laughing

I get more of a kick out of that "long range" shooting .30-30 everyone, but me, have... Mad

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

If I were to speculate I'd have to say close and personal. a 30-30 doesn't have much more range then a .22 heehee! In case you can't tell not a big fan.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Well this ol' Jackhandle has served me well for 40 years. Every thing from coyotes to Elk. It hits consistently a 3" dot at 100 yards if I do my part and it's 60 years old this year. Use for what it was designed for it's hard to beat. I'm not into lobing cannon balls at game nor do I need to shoot something out to 1 mile either. The .22 is used for mostly pleasure shooting at 25 and 50 yards. The .30 WCF is use on game up to 100 yards and the .30-06 is sighted in at 200 yards giving me up to 300 yards without changing the sight setting...What more could I ask for?

Say...Who started this thread? And did we answer his question?

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:47 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

I think it was answered long back. Hell we were even accused of being entertaining. The shame of it all. In case you can't tell I'm mischievous tonight. Good night all gotta go see the tattoo dude.

My opinion again for what it's worth 150gr to 180gr standard hunting bullets will do just fine.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 6:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

I load sierra 160grn BTHP with 59grn AR2209 powder. Very Happy I have found this load to be very accurate with good knock down power over medium to long range. I use a BRNO 550 30-06 and have had really good sucess with this load on a big buck kangaroo to wild pigs and red deer.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 6:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Hey ozzy. Welcome to this fine site. Grab one of Vince's beers and pull up a stump. Don't listen that Bushmaster. He's been compaining about Vince and Gelandangan recruiting too many Aussies on here. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Hunting white tail with 30.06 -- Bullet recommendations? Reply with quote

Very Happy

Welcome mate..

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