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TOPIC: Right Rifle Ammo for Hunting?

Right Rifle Ammo for Hunting? 5 years 5 days ago #1367

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1Source just posted this infographic and article yesterday. What do you all think? Add/delete anything?

How to Choose the Right Rifle Ammo for Hunting

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Right Rifle Ammo for Hunting? 5 years 5 days ago #1368

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Well with the right load and range limit of 150 yards (which seems to be the agreed upon effective range for .223 Rem ) an AR-15 pattern rifle/carbine with either a 55 grain soft point, 62 grain soft point or hollow point bullet can be used to take a white tailed deer.
It isn't the bore size of your hallway howitzer that matters, it's how well you can shoot it.
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Right Rifle Ammo for Hunting? 5 months 3 weeks ago #3182

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I am looking to purchase the T/C Compass and I would like it to be chambered in a cartridge that can handle both Deer and Elk.

I continue to read that the 308 is one of the most versatile cartridges on the market but I have friends who also tell me that I should choose a rifle that can handle ranges from 200 - 800.

From what I have been able to find the 308 tends to struggle out past 600. This is not to say it cannot be a 1000 yard cartridge but there might be a more versatile option like the 300 Win Mag.

Or should I be looking to purchase both the 308 and the 300 Win Mag as that would cover all my bases for North American game.
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