Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Varmint Hunting

Varmint Hunting Techniques For Prairie Dogs, Woodchucks, etc.


.204 vs. .223

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 08-01-2009, 03:39 PM
Silver Member
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Chatham, VA
Posts: 436
Re: .204 vs. .223

I like the 204 an awfull lot, but it does have it's limitations. I think somewhere between 400 and 500 a fast twist 223 becomes a better choice.

If most of your shooting will be out to 400 or maybe 500 then I would go for the 204. If most will be beyond 400 or 500 then go for a fast twist 223.
"My greatest fear is that after my demise my wife will sell my guns for the price I told her I paid for them"
-don't know where it came from...but true
Reply With Quote
  •   #16  
    Unread 08-01-2009, 11:40 PM
    Gold Member
    Join Date: Jun 2007
    Location: Chelan Co, Washington
    Posts: 546
    Re: .204 vs. .223

    And a well-reasoned two bits it is sir!

    I don't shoot that kind of volume with my .204, so I'm happy with it, but in reality I'd be just about as happy with a .223 Rem as I am with this .204 Ruger. Guess I just wanted to try something a little different. I did, and I like it, but if no one had invented it, that would have been fine too.

    Regards, Guy
    Reply With Quote



    Thread Tools
    Display Modes

    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:10 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC