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What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

 
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Old 03-31-2010, 11:37 PM
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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

This is my first post so hi everyone . I use a .17-204 moving 30 grain gold at about 4150 fps it still has some throttle left but I am happy with the groups and velocity I am getting. I have used a .223 , .22-250, .204 and a 17 rem.
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rjh, welcome, glad to have you here. Lots of good folks and lots of good info. Enjoy.
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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

My go to for convenience /walk about are my AR's in .223, but for dead nuts accurate and short walks - .243 Rem-Varmint. I am interested in the Olympic Arms .243 WSM. I could see trading my Bush/varmint for, as they are the same style. I impressed myself the other day with my M-4 , Burris bdc , clang the steel 300 yds - no problem. Watch your backdrop and ricochets.
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:57 AM
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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

Most days I have carried a .223 AR but on my next trip will take a .243 Remington 700 to have some more "reach."

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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

As Ruark said "use enough gun".
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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

Anyone I happen to have in my hand at the time I can get on in the crosshairs!

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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

6 X45mm. Shilen Select Match, 1-12 twist, Hornaday 75g V-Max @ 2825fps. Not extreamly fast, but darn accurate. Reliable killer of coyotes out to 250yds. For longer ranges, .22-.243 Winchester. Shilen Select Match, 1-8 twist, Sierra 80g Match King @ 3500fps.
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