Just saying hello

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Imortal Wombat, Jun 8, 2004.

  1. Imortal Wombat

    Imortal Wombat Well-Known Member

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    i have only just registered and thought that i should say hello.

    i was also after some advice on a varmint rifle, with enought knockdown power to stop small to medium sized pigs (i was thinking perhaps a .243, or 22-250 but this might be a bit light) . any advice would be greatly apreciated.
     
  2. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Wombat

    Hope you enjoy the LRH site.

    I'd opt for the 243 over the 22-250 personally.

    /r
     

  3. preacherman

    preacherman Well-Known Member

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    ...definitely go with the .243 over the .22-250, if you're going to shoot pigs...just be sure to go with 10" twist for the heavier bullets on pigs and longer range on the varmints... should be a "blast"
     
  4. Imortal Wombat

    Imortal Wombat Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys
     
  5. Pete Lincoln

    Pete Lincoln Well-Known Member

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    Pigs? 6.5mm minimum.
     
  6. Taos

    Taos Well-Known Member

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    We have taken quite a few hogs with 22-250's and 220 Swift's. Stick to heavy bullets and they should do fine. Good hunting bullets in a big 6 mm case are very good for hogs at any reasonable range. Most hog guides I know prefer a hunter show up with a .243 they can shoot than a 375 they they can't shoot at all.
     
  7. Imortal Wombat

    Imortal Wombat Well-Known Member

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    problem solved guys, im gunna get a .308