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.17vs .223 on crow

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Unread 02-08-2009, 04:18 PM
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.17vs .223 on crow

Guys i had todo this .. after reading 100's of post i dont get it why is everyone using a .223 on crow over 150 yds i have to defend them both alittle see i shoot them both but why at only 150 yds . I have taken around 100 crow at ranges in excess of 250 and i have killed several way farther then i am comfortable trying with my .223 .. to date my personal best is 14 clicks elevation over a 300 yard zero ...it was done last fall and i forget the range finder range now but i would guess to be 450yds it was with a simple 4x12 scope and elevation knobs and the .17 did the job on it ........why is everyone using .223 on crow really i fully understand yotes but crow for the record i am going to push it this spring and see the number of 400+ i can get on film
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    Unread 02-08-2009, 04:33 PM
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    Re: .17vs .223 on crow

    .17 Rem? If it is then I agree with you. I personally use a .204 for crows but I think a .17 Rem would be just as good or even better. A .223 is just too much for a little crow. Plus a .17 shoots flatter out then a .223. I'd love to see your videos of 400+ yard shots!
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    There's no such thing as too much lol... I use a 22-250 and a 220 swift. The swift is pushing 3700 fps with a 52 gr bullet, the 22-250 is 3500 with the same bullet. 52gr Speer HPs (#1035).
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    Re: .17vs .223 on crow

    little crow ??????????

    geazus ! here they are 2 ft tall and mean as hell....bigggg mothers
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    Re: .17vs .223 on crow

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    little crow ??????????

    geazus ! here they are 2 ft tall and mean as hell....bigggg mothers
    I have to say the same about here!!
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    Re: .17vs .223 on crow

    I was launching .308's all summer long at crows. This year I plan on hitting them with a 300wsm. Should be fun!
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    Re: .17vs .223 on crow

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    little crow ??????????

    geazus ! here they are 2 ft tall and mean as hell....bigggg mothers
    I know there not "little", but theyre not a coyote. It doesnt take much to put them down...Sounds like a 300 WSM will do some damage! Pheraps vaporize?
    What distances do you typically shoot them at liltank?
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