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Old 10-09-2019, 05:52 PM   #51
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Just checked what ammo I have for it itís a Hornady 55gr FMJ think itíll work?

I'd only use that for head shots on pigs. Other than that go get some jacketed ammunition for deer.

I've killed a couple of sheep using some handloaded 50 gr. Nosler BT in my CZ 527. It's a bolt action, but the critters dropped straight down and never moved.
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:56 PM   #52
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Works great, look for Hornady Black Ammo

Bassic hollow Point... I like 75 grain
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:26 PM   #53
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Just checked what ammo I have for it itís a Hornady 55gr FMJ think itíll work?
Absolutely not, poor choice in ammo. Go to academy and get hunting ammo.
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:34 PM   #54
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10-4 thanks for all the advice I’ll be heading to bass pro or academy in the next day or so
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:39 PM   #55
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Works wonders. 64 grain Winchester super x to high shoulder on spike and neck on the 6 point. Never had a deer run off, like they all have said itís all on placement.


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Old 10-09-2019, 07:19 PM   #56
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223 vs deer dead just like a .308 or .300 win. Shot placement and bullet is key. I personally love .223 for deer I’ve killed over half the deer I’ve taken with an ar15 in 223 countless hogs too.

I personally shoot either head shots or in the thinnest part of the neck just behind the head I use hot handloaded 50gr VMAX bullets break the spine every time.

Or I shoot 75gr bullets out of a bolt gun. Last doe I shot was 201 yards directly in the eye.

I’ll probably catch crap for my opinion but it is what it is.

If your shooting lung/heart use a soft point bullet It will knock them over...
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:22 PM   #57
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:44 PM   #58
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Thatís some good shooting
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:45 PM   #59
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Thatís some good shooting


Thanks brother lots of rounds down range for those shots.


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Old 10-09-2019, 08:48 PM   #60
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I definitely need to put more time at the range.
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:57 PM   #61
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I definitely need to put more time at the range.


Lucky for me I live less than 1/2 mile from my local range and les than 4 miles from our family property that I can shoot 1200 yards.


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Old 10-09-2019, 09:20 PM   #62
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My cousin(fireball) shot this one last year, believe he was using a 62gr Hornady.


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Old 10-09-2019, 09:58 PM   #63
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Lucky for me I live less than 1/2 mile from my local range and les than 4 miles from our family property that I can shoot 1200 yards.


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Nice! I live about 30 mins from the closest range and theres no range around here that reaches passed 400 yards
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Old 10-09-2019, 10:17 PM   #64
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Works wonders. 64 grain Winchester super x to high shoulder on spike and neck on the 6 point. Never had a deer run off, like they all have said itís all on placement.


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Your rifle certainly does the job as is evident in your picture, but if you turn your scope mounts around you can keep both mounts on the receiver of your rifle and still keep your scope where it is now. Having half your mount on the handguard can cause some scope movement issues. Just my .02
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Old 10-09-2019, 10:30 PM   #65
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Your rifle certainly does the job as is evident in your picture, but if you turn your scope mounts around you can keep both mounts on the receiver of your rifle and still keep your scope where it is now. Having half your mount on the handguard can cause some scope movement issues. Just my .02


You are very Corect. Not sure what I was thinking when I did that. It has since been fixed


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Old 10-09-2019, 10:44 PM   #66
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After the first 30 post or so I thought he was asking about using his AR for the harvest not the round. I have one that shoots lights out at 200yds with flip ups. I say if you are comfortable shooting the AR you have go for it. Of course shot placement is the key.
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Old 10-11-2019, 12:20 PM   #67
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I shot a few deer back when the only barrel for the AR was .223 and the only "hunting bullet" was 60 gr Nosler partition. Worked good for me!
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