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Unread 12-23-2011, 11:35 AM
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Re: Antelope gun choice

Great! Another overkill debate ...



No such thing!
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    Re: Antelope gun choice

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    Great! Another overkill debate ...



    No such thing!

    Perfect!!!!!!
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    Great! Another overkill debate ...

    No such thing!
    No overkill "debate" at all. Broz and I were just discussing the merits or lack of merit on using HIS 338 on ANTELOPE...nothing more...nothing less.

    What meaningfull info did you have to the discussion..apparently NONE!
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    No overkill "debate" at all. Broz and I were just discussing the merits or lack of merit on using HIS 338 on ANTELOPE...nothing more...nothing less.

    What meaningfull info did you have to the discussion..apparently NONE!

    Why do I need to add any unnecessary insult, it's been covered so many times, and I thought my response says it all ... BNG got it! Besides others already gave sound advice to the OP.

    That's like me saying to Jeff, " BROZ, the antelope buck is 500 yards away ... you're not going to shoot him are you?"

    Jeff (or anyone else for that matter) do not need to justify anything to you or anyone else, as long as the game was harvested humanely and ethically ... enough said. Thanks!

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    Re: Antelope gun choice

    I hate wasting any edible portion of a game animal.

    How much meat is wasted when a wounded animal evades recovery and is lost?

    100%.

    How much edible meat is wasted in the pictured carcass?

    Maybe 2-5%?

    I see no need to use a caliber/bullett that produces an exit wound I can stick my fist, or both fists through, but it is certainly preferable to the loss of the entire animal.
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    Re: Antelope gun choice

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    Why do I need to add any unnecessary insult, it's been covered so many times, and I thought my response says it all ... BNG got it! Besides others already gave sound advice to the OP.

    That's like me saying to Jeff, " BROZ, the antelope buck is 500 yards away ... you're not going to shoot him are you?"

    Jeff (or anyone else for that matter) do not need to justify anything to you or anyone else, as long as the game was harvested humanely and ethically ... enough said. Thanks!

    Merry Christmas and God bless!
    You like far too many READ something into a post that isnt even there...for people like yourself there is no comment

    I didnt ask Broz to "justify" anything. I simply mad a factual observation from A posted PIC and small amout of verbage...that for THAT animal THAT caliber seemsed to be overkill...whether you like it or not.

    Broz replied it was a test for larger game...which I had to concur it seems appropriate then to me...but then some had to come into the discourse with crazy GIF's and such that didnt add 1 single thing to the discussion...and now has caused the thread to totally astray. Thank you very much!
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    My personal feeling tells me that any of the 3 calibers the OP spoke of would do fine on antelope...and my own choice of the 3 would be the 243...There..as simple as that.

    If some teenage girl can kill an elk cow at 6XX yards then I see no problem with using a 243 on an antelope at that or less distances. Evidently some forgot the magical 680 yard elk kil...??
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