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#6028650 - 11/13/15 09:39 PM Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun
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Whats the best ammo for this that will get enough penetration for a clean kill? I know its not a 300 win mag but its all I have to work with.

Im also wondering what kind of sights I should run for early morning and dusk?

One other thing Im worried about is the stock seems kind of cheep should I get a bell and carlson? confused2



























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#6028836 - 11/14/15 06:53 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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Thermal scope with recorder
Should be good start
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#6028993 - 11/14/15 08:29 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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Red dot with magnifier, minimum 3#.

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#6029155 - 11/14/15 10:40 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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10 pounds of bolts for projectiles
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#6029164 - 11/14/15 10:54 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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I think that you need to stop hunting with varmint calibers. Use enough gun!
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#6029175 - 11/14/15 11:13 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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Its a 37" bronze cannon with 1.5" bore that I want to bore out to ~1.70 so I can shoot golf balls. Any one know where to get a cheaper carriage built (less than $500) or the bore work done?

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#6030044 - 11/14/15 10:37 PM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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If you can't find a gunsmith to do the bore, you might want to check into heavy equipment machining. Some of these guys carry portable equipment to work on pin bores on large equipment. That might be just the ticket for this.

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#6031737 - 11/15/15 10:38 PM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: BushFamilyNine]
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Originally Posted By: BushFamilyNine
If you can't find a gunsmith to do the bore, you might want to check into heavy equipment machining. Some of these guys carry portable equipment to work on pin bores on large equipment. That might be just the ticket for this.



Thanks for the idea

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#6032884 - 11/16/15 02:31 PM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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What's wrong with that carriage? Just dont stand behind it when it fires clap
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#6032942 - 11/16/15 02:59 PM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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Needs a suppressor.
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#6033238 - 11/16/15 05:24 PM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
Needs a suppressor.


Lol I was already thinking that

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#6034147 - 11/17/15 01:50 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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I'm going to need some pliers and a set of 30 weight ball bearings.
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#6042764 - 11/22/15 01:32 AM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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I would upgrade to a punt gun.
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#6044082 - 11/22/15 07:34 PM Re: Need help picking sights and ammo for new hog gun [Re: San Antonio FJ]
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Needs a better Stock and a Jewel Trigger.

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