Okay, so I'm bored and I should be in the woods right now shooting deer, BUT my car is at the garage and my ride is taking his dear to the butchers. So out of curiosity I start plunking around some ideas in my loosely gathered melon thinking about the perfect brush gun.
But obviously it is not as simple as that.
This comes from spending a day in PA woods that is grossly thick with under brush and thinking to myself, Man if I hit a twig with this 7Mag, my 154 SP is going somewhere other than the intended target. Not to mention that I am grossly over powered for what will only be about a 10 ft to 75yrd shot max for a Whitetail. SOOOOO here is what I was thinking and basing it off of a wildcat or better projectile perspective based on an 08 casing.
Starting would be a mountain style stock, probably synthetic of some type. Pistol grip if I could work it out. Sights would be a military style AR peep in the rear and a fiber optic front sight for a bright sight to find. Or would one want a red dot reaction style sight knowing you should probably carry a hand full of batteries not knowing if you have time to flip it on? Barring dies, they can always be made.
Now for the fun part, CALIBER!!!!
I have been waggling around in my brain the thought of the following:
d. 358 Winchester
f. 308 with 180 or 220 rnd. nose
or forget all the above even though it would be fun to play with and go with the old reliable 45-70? I should also add what bullet should be used with your selected caliber?
What say you? This should be fun.
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