What’s your favorite caliber for deer?

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500 S&W carbine 450 wfn cast
375 h&h 300 Hawk SP
35 Whelen 250 Hawk SP or 230 fn cast
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25-06 100 Game King
My oldest standby: 308 165 Hornady BTSP
I have used 17, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30 (but never a 30-06), 33, 35, 37, 40, 41, 44, 45 revolver and rifle, 500 and 50bmg on game. No .20, 8mm, 9.3 nor 475/480 yet. Bigger is mostly better until holdover is an issue, then faster or higher bc come into play for me.
I needed a rifle in a hurry this year. Out came a 16” 308. Killed a deer at 200 yds just like putting on socks. There is a lot to be said for familiarity with a gun and load.
 
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What’s everyone’s favorite caliber for deer hunting?
My favorite is the 264 win.
I have three brothers their favorites are the 243win 6.5x55 and 308 win
6.5 x 284 norma
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GREAT Caliber. Super good looking build! What components and builder?
Manners EH1A stock Trued up Remington action proof Sendero carbon barrel night force nsx optics atlas bipod In the picture it had a timney Calvin elite trigger but it has a trigger tech with a flat shoe now I like it much better. It was built by my buddy Dave Austin at my local gun store in Savannah Tennessee called Surematch
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Manners EH1A stock Trued up Remington action proof Sendero carbon barrel night force nsx optics atlas bipod In the picture it had a timney Calvin elite trigger but it has a trigger tech with a flat shoe now I like it much better. It was built by my buddy Dave Austin at my local gun store in Savannah Tennessee called SurematchView attachment 317808
Bill GREAT Rifle!!!!!
 

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Well thank you my friend the week I head to Georgia I will stop by with some Retumbo if you still need it and show it to you in person
Bill let me know in advance. I am feeling better, but they still need to "Tweek" the electricity into my spinal cord. Can't wait to meet you and talk story. Let's talk soon-maybe tomorrow afternoon after i have my appointment for my neck.
 

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