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What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

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Unread 04-24-2010, 02:05 PM
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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

I am going to reload the 06 with 85 gr pills for coyotes. Well let us know what kind of load you come up with for your 25-06.[/QUOTE]


Hey guy's just a thought ... if your reloading for 25.06 Rem; using 30.06 sporting or military brass’…, you might think about turning your necks after you’ve neck them down in your resizing die. Not turning in a .25 cal from a .30 cal cartridge can lead to chambering and high pressure problems when you don’t.
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

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    I am going to reload the 06 with 85 gr pills for coyotes. Well let us know what kind of load you come up with for your 25-06.

    You may want to try the 87 grain Speer TNT as well. 58 grains of H4831SC gives you about 3500 FPS. I have not tried them on game yet, but the life sized wood chuck target I got are taking a real beating out to 300 yards with that combination.
    Not very consistant in weight, but I bought 400 of them, so I have about 100 of 4 different weights (87.1, 87, 86.9, 86.8) and a few foul out round candidates that dont fall into any of those weights.

    I'll have some good data on this projectile's terminal performance by this time next month.
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

    Favorite is .243, second favorite is .223 and the .17hmr comes in a close third.
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

    .223 in my neck of the woods is a runner waiting to happen. Average shots are 250+, so I really didn't have much luck with it. Lots of guys around here use 22-250, .220 Swift, and .243. I have a .243 WSSM upper with a 1/8 twist that I can't wait to try out on a song dog, I just know I'm gonna love it! Also I think a .264 WM is in my future for those reeeaaaallly far shots!
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

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    Song dogs is a common term for coyotes in Oregon too.
    Saber-tooth buzz worm= rattle snake
    Speed goat= antelope
    Sage rat= ground squirel
    whistle pigs=prarrie dogs(not in Oregon)
    Thunder chicken= big tom turkey
    Swamp donkey= can refer to Black Tailed Deer or Rosevelt Elk in the Coast Range
    Prarrie chickens= sage grouse etc.
    Some of the terminology is well known, some more local. A Leurgeon is a mythical beast known to steal sox, ammo, essential camping/hunting/fishing supplies, and make weird noises that require investigation in the middle of the night. A.K.A Trolls
    I dont know what you guys down south call Gators, so your not alone in the odd terminology of critters Chas1. Plus youve got fish Ive never hered of too.
    I think "whistle pig" refers to rock chucks. They whistle, I haven't a clue why.
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

    It is an interrogation technique.
    like the APX76, IFF - Interrogate friend of foe...answer right and I dont kill you, andsr wrong and I play you like a chaep fiddle.

    Bac in the wordl son. Yget to forget all the people you let behind.

    They tell you "dead soldiers protect no one", but really, they sleep, and h guys who live get to relive it all night, every night,. those 81s howing in...

    back in the world aint ****, it really aint "gravy" it ju thena rnea;l or he
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    APX76? That's old school s%&t!
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