7x57 Mauser for Mule Deer?

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by filledandfree, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. filledandfree

    filledandfree Member

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    I have just purchased a Ruger Model 77R in 7x57 Mauser, it came witha Ramline Stock and a New Weaver K-6 scope. Is this adequate for Mule Deer in South Eastern Montana?
     
  2. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    yep!
     

  3. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    yup, and fun to shoot!
     
  4. NMcCullough

    NMcCullough Well-Known Member

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    Ballistically, it is right there with a 7mm-08 (can slightly beat it with handloads). As has been said, no doubt it will kill any muley out there.
     
  5. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    +1 on yep!
     
  6. Thumper1991

    Thumper1991 Active Member

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    That round was credited for taking many elephants in old days.:) +1 for yepper