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#5558222 - 01/22/15 01:11 PM 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting?
HogHammer Offline
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Registered: 01/21/15
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After seeing this video I seriously consider buying a rifle with this caliber.


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#5558230 - 01/22/15 01:16 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: HogHammer]
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Cool video. There is another floating around with a guy using a Sauer 202 that makes this guy look like a rookie. Not sure of caliber. That one is a hammer for sure.
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#5558296 - 01/22/15 01:53 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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That guy with the Sauer is scary good.

Edit: I think this is it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byChkCfZqbE

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#5558329 - 01/22/15 02:06 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: HogHammer]
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Yeah the guy with the Sauer is called Öttingen and he shoots with .270 Win 8,4 gramms

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#5559307 - 01/22/15 09:37 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: HogHammer]
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Just figured out why pigs don't charge by me and pile up dead........I don't have a Sauer and I haven't been putting enough paper towels in my nose!
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#5559330 - 01/22/15 09:48 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: Beckett]
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Originally Posted By: Beckett
Just figured out why pigs don't charge by me and pile up dead........I don't have a Sauer and I haven't been putting enough paper towels in my nose!


Could be you do not have a bunch of people driving the hogs to you also. But making those shots is not easy. Try shooting game running through timber and see how many trees you hit, the results might surprise you
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#5559353 - 01/22/15 09:56 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: HogHammer]
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Have to pick the shots and let the hogs run into the crosshairs.

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#5559581 - 01/23/15 12:19 AM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: rifleman]
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Originally Posted By: rifleman
Have to pick the shots and let the hogs run into the crosshairs.


Bingo, once figured it out have kill quite a few infront of hounds in Mississippi
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#5560039 - 01/23/15 10:03 AM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Cool video. There is another floating around with a guy using a Sauer 202 that makes this guy look like a rookie. Not sure of caliber. That one is a hammer for sure.

Yea, I remember that one. The caliber was a 7 mag. Ill see if I can find it.
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#5560051 - 01/23/15 10:10 AM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: Palehorse]
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Originally Posted By: Palehorse
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Cool video. There is another floating around with a guy using a Sauer 202 that makes this guy look like a rookie. Not sure of caliber. That one is a hammer for sure.

Yea, I remember that one. The caliber was a 7 mag. Ill see if I can find it.


Here it is.

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#5560081 - 01/23/15 10:26 AM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: HogHammer]
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I bet that barrel was a bit hot!
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#5562469 - 01/24/15 06:51 PM Re: 9,3x62 Best Caliber For Wild Boar Hunting? [Re: HogHammer]
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Registered: 04/10/09
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I have a 9.3x62 and it pretty much hammers anything that it hits. Mine is a Ruger Hawkeye African and its very accurate and not unpleasant to shoot, similar to a 30-06 with super performance loads and doesn't weight a ton. Not a screamer as far as speed, but gets it done for sure. I just wish that I had the skills of those gentlemen.


Edited by crash700 (01/24/15 07:00 PM)
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