Hunters...what caliber guns do you use...show pics if ya have them !

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by unionwirewoman, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have 3....I use my .22 for varmints...my 270 for deer (my old one didn't kick as bad as my new one ! ) and my 30-06 was just given to me by DH's dad . Here's some pics .

    semi-automatic .22 remington

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    270 bolt action remington

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    New (for me ) 30-06 semi auto remington

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    Tell me what you all have or use ! 30-06 will be for elk.....maybe for deer if it doesn't kick as much as the 270 I have...FIL sais it hardly has a kick...so I'll try it tomorrow !
     
  2. big greg barker

    big greg barker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 Winchester 351 saddle carbines from 1910's RCMP guns for deer
    Remington 870 for bird hunting
    .22 for shooting the woodchucks in my garden. ( So far, my neighbors haven't seen me shooting from the roof)[​IMG]
     
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    For deer I use an Ithaca Model 87 Deerslayer and a Knight 50 caliber inline muzzleloader.
    For pronghorn antelope Remington Model Seven in 6mm
    For caribou a Winchester Model 70 in 270 caliber
    For coyotes a Weatherby Vanguard w/bull barrel in 22-250
    For turkey and geese a Browning BPS 12 guage shotgun
    For pheasants & rabbits an Ithaca Model 37 Featherweight in 20 guage
    For squirrel a Browning semi-auto 22
     
  4. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    I have a Savage .22 for varmints (raccoons/possums)
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    and a Remington 770 .270 for deer
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    This is the gun I just got my first deer with last week!
     
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  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We used a 6 cylinder last year.
     
  6. lorihadams

    lorihadams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    30.06 bolt action

    Only gun i'll use for deer....I also have a 30-30 that my husband sometimes uses.

    Lori
     
  7. cubalaya

    cubalaya Overrun With Chickens

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    12 gauge for deer birds and rabbits. 22 rifle for varmints. killed quite a few deer with a 7.7 mm jap ww2 rifle.
     
  8. brewmiss96

    brewmiss96 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting my rifle built, a springfield 1903 30-06 Mark I
    For birds I've been using a Beretta Urika 20 ga, though I still like my model 12 winchester for turkey.
     
  9. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Remington 870 for Deer (slug barrel), rabbits, and trap shooting
    .22 for target practice for the kids and the occasional whistle pig (groundhog)
    30-06 for varmits at 500 yds or greater and hopefully some big game eventually

    If Ohio allowed it, I would definetly use the 30-06 for deer. I've been considering hunting in Kentucky some year.

    I had a rabbit in my yard this spring that was eating my garden. The only thing I had handy was the 30-06. When I hit it, it flew up in the air about 2 ft and flew backwards about 3 ft. It completely turned it inside out. The shot was only about 40 yds. It was kinda cool in a sick kind of way.

    I forgot my muzzle loader - CVA 209 pro w/ 29" fluted SSTL barrel.
     
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  10. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2008
    Corn, OK
    Well...
    Remington 870 for birds
    .22 for varmint
    .270 for deer usually, sometimes I use a 30-06 or 30-30, just depends.
     

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