Originally Posted by iknowftbll
Thanks, Sendor. I've got some American Whitetail 100 gr from Hornady on order. I've also got some Remington Core-Lokt 100 gr and some Winchester Super X PP, also 100 gr. Here in VA I don't think I'm going to get a shot much further out than 100 yards, and I'm confident any of these bullets in the right place will be sufficient to drop a buck out these parts.
You are correct. I'ne taken quite a few with plain ol' Reminton and Hornady 100 gr. "cup and core" bullets and have never needed to shoot twice. I prefer my .30-06 and 150 gr. bullets but, fact is, it doesn't kill a bit faster or deader with a similar hit.
Tell her to put the vertical cross wire between the front legs and the horizontal wire half way down from the top of what she sees and shoot him from any angle or distance she needs; it will be a drop-dead deer inside fifty yards - about 3 seconds! Never tried a Texas heart shot but haven't needed to either.
Given that I've had a total right shoulder joint replacement since the last time I deer hunted I'll be going back to my old .243.