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#6490092 - 10/11/16 12:12 AM How many rifles you take during a given season?
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Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/11/15
Posts: 4872
I cant decide which rifle to take this year.

Last year i took a my 270, occassionally my marlin 3030.

I bought a 6.8 spc this year with a nikon scope.

I hunt east Texas, shots under 115 yards. Fairly thick, some open areas.

What do yall do? Which would you use as primary?

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#6490108 - 10/11/16 02:36 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
TexFlip Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 10722
Loc: Chambers County
6.5 CM will be my primary for the Hill Country again this year.


300 Blackout for East Texas where a long shot is far less likely.

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#6490124 - 10/11/16 05:15 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
poisonivie Offline


Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7825
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Different one for every animal. It will be all leverguns this year and open sights.
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#6490152 - 10/11/16 06:24 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
Loanman Offline
Tracker

Registered: 04/27/10
Posts: 705
Loc: Keller Texas
308 suppressed for the deer, and I take my 45/70 everywhere just in case but especially in truck or any hunting vehicle, open sights, always drops the hogs!

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#6490169 - 10/11/16 06:38 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7675
Loc: DFW
I will be taking my 6.5 CM AR and a 6.5X55 and perhaps my custom 6.5 CM.

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#6490170 - 10/11/16 06:38 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
Age N Score ? Offline
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Registered: 10/05/15
Posts: 645
Loc: Texas
aim 6mm every year for the last 15 years. Before that a 358 model 99 Savage since 1972. The 6mm never fails me and I love the sound it makes when the bullet hits a hog in the face. clap clap banana
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#6490192 - 10/11/16 06:55 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
357MAX Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/26/16
Posts: 15
I have a single shot 357 MAX open sight rifle that I absolutely love! I hunt East Texas and most of the property is very thick so most shots are 60 yards or less. It's extremely light so it's a breeze to carry and super short so it doesn't snag on any brush. Never fails to drop deer or hog!


Edited by 357MAX (10/11/16 06:55 AM)

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#6490211 - 10/11/16 07:06 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
Abe77901 Offline
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Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 140
6.5 CM
270 Weatherby Mag
280 Ackley Improved
300 Win Mag
308 Win Custom

Depends on the animal, terrain, average distance, or whatever I feel like shooting that day....

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#6490217 - 10/11/16 07:10 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
hook_n_line Offline
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Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 4791
I've grown fond of my .270. In the past I carried my 30.06 or .243.
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#6490218 - 10/11/16 07:11 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 25948
Loc: Wise County Texas
Usually only need one, but often take 2 when out of state. Just to far to get caught with a problem
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#6490219 - 10/11/16 07:11 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
rickym Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 5705
Loc: texas
Different rifle everytime i go. .243, .308, 30-06
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#6490276 - 10/11/16 07:47 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
Mr. T. Offline
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Registered: 11/05/14
Posts: 2536
Loc: Hunt in Cass County, live in T...
I take two on every trip. a 270 and I have a backup in the truck. a 30/06.
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#6490338 - 10/11/16 08:36 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
JKC Offline
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Registered: 10/05/09
Posts: 1447
Loc: Shreveport LA
270 and 300WSM, I hunt 9 hours from home and I like to have a backup, just in case...
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#6490346 - 10/11/16 08:41 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
kmon1 Online   content
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Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 22924
Loc: Texas
I usually take 2 out for a hunt, just in case. Have hunted seasons with only one rifle and taken deer with as many as 8 rifles another season, just depends on the mood of the moment and sometimes getting some out of the safe.

This year I will be using a 6.5 Grendel bolt action most of the time it is light weight, handy well balanced and fun to shoot.
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#6490356 - 10/11/16 08:45 AM Re: How many rifles you take during a given season? [Re: Roll-Tide]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8789
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Depends on the blind, usually a 6.8 or 7mm-08. If I finish my .308 before the season it will be the go-to.
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