Originally Posted by gremcat
Need help have been contacted to kill crop deer in a small town setting at a b and b .I used to do it with a 7rm at the farm but this is on 30 acres and within earshot of a b and b .She wants it done at night and my .223 is at the smith til end of may so I need a reasonable priced rifle to hold me over I was thinking .22 wmr with a 40 gr jhp with head shots aat 20 yds with a light I know this is not the place for short range but am in a rush and don't know who else to ask.
I also thought of shoulder shot with a smaller centerfire like .243 with a partition but can't risk it running into the b and b.Please help
IMO taking head shots at whitetails with a 22mag is very risky and having deer running around with hideous head wounds could do a great disservice to all sport hunters.
Personally, I wouldn't do it.