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Turkeys with .243?

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Unread 02-25-2014, 06:15 PM
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Re: Turkeys with .243?

A $15 tag for a single bird. I have bought tags many times and never got one. The season is very short. Only allowed to shoot a male in spring and female in fall here in MI. So far I think it is a lot cheaper buying turkey at Wholefoods...
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    Unread 02-27-2014, 08:16 PM
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    Re: Turkeys with .243?

    This is easy shoot Sierra's 90gr Full Metal Jacket as I have shot many a Pheasant with my 6mm Rem and body shots, just leaves a hole like you shoved a pencil through them. I have shot a few with big game bullets & it ruins meat, & varmint bullets destroy the bird. I always figured if I can shoot a Pheasant at 250 yds I can hit a Deer at 500. Practice Practice
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    Unread 03-30-2014, 08:08 PM
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    Re: Turkeys with .243?

    Got a 2fer one time with a 223 at 125 yards. One through the head and the other through the body with a fmj. Lot of fun.
    "Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they are ignorant, but that they know so much that isn't so." - Ronald Reagan
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    Unread 04-02-2014, 08:57 PM
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    Re: Turkeys with .243?

    my oldtimer hunting buddy shot a 6pt one year with his 243 turned around and a turkey was standing there watching blasted him too we had deer and 3/4 turkey that year for thanksgiving
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