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

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

  1. unionwirewoman

    unionwirewoman Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Kalispell , MT
    I currently have 3....I use my .22 for 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


    270 bolt action remington


    New (for me ) 30-06 semi auto remington


    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 I'll try it tomorrow !
  2. big greg barker

    big greg barker Songster

    Oct 26, 2008
    central maine
    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

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    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)

    and a Remington 770 .270 for deer

    This is the gun I just got my first deer with last week!
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2008
  5. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    We used a 6 cylinder last year.
  6. lorihadams

    lorihadams Songster

    Sep 17, 2008
    30.06 bolt action

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

  7. cubalaya

    cubalaya Crowing

    Nov 19, 2008
    central virginia
    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 In the Brooder

    Apr 3, 2008
    Redmond, OR
    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 Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Yorkshire, Ohio
    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.
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2008
  10. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Songster

    Apr 25, 2008
    Corn, OK
    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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