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Offline Dan-o

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2016, 03:32:20 PM »
Sorry I'm not versed in weaponery , and am not sure what BMG is . I am aware of your special interest so am I safe to assume it's Bigfoot's Mighty Gun? :dunno:
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2016, 03:33:51 PM »
No, just no.  Not unless it's a 50BMG IMP

« Last Edit: December 25, 2016, 03:39:41 PM by KFhunter »
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2016, 03:43:44 PM »
25MM or Bust!
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2016, 03:45:08 PM »
So I just googled it and the answer is yes.
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2016, 03:48:10 PM »
Oh my goodness, stop, just stop.  :chuckle:

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2016, 03:49:41 PM »
These threads are getting old..I can't wait for hunting season to get here again.

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2016, 03:53:04 PM »
50 BMG is my go to gun when I'm still hunting in the thick brush

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2016, 04:08:20 PM »
 We should probably establish a 600yd minimum as well, just to keep it sporting.

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2016, 04:13:32 PM »
We should probably establish a 600yd minimum as well, just to keep it sporting.

Whoa dude, you keep talking like that and you're gonna find yourself in a cold bore showdown!
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2016, 04:40:35 PM »
No, just no.  Not unless it's a 50BMG IMP

The 50 BMGAI..........   the training wheels it will take to make the leap to 25mm (which coincidentally might be a good minimum chambering for elk).    :tup:
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2016, 04:41:13 PM »
Cannon or STFU >:(
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2016, 04:45:34 PM »
 :hello:
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #13 on: December 25, 2016, 04:48:02 PM »
No, just no.  Not unless it's a 50BMG IMP

The 50 BMGAI..........   the training wheels it will take to make the leap to 25mm (which coincidentally might be a good minimum chambering for elk).    :tup:
50BMG is just a big 30-06 and 30-06 sucks! 25MM should be the minimum!
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #14 on: December 25, 2016, 05:12:33 PM »
Did you know that there is a man-carried, shoulder-fired bolt action rifle chambered in 25mm AA?

Seriously.   Manufactured by Barrett.   But I think still only available to military.   

Sad, because it would make a great Blacktail brush gun.   
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2016, 05:48:47 PM »
 No, nothing less than WMDs will suffice!

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #16 on: December 25, 2016, 06:13:49 PM »
Did you know that there is a man-carried, shoulder-fired bolt action rifle chambered in 25mm AA?

Seriously.   Manufactured by Barrett.   But I think still only available to military.   

Sad, because it would make a great Blacktail brush gun.   
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #17 on: December 25, 2016, 06:59:58 PM »
No on the BMG.

Max caliber should be .338.  They have a min so might as well have a maximum too. No sense in killing something too dead.










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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #18 on: December 25, 2016, 07:02:43 PM »
Only if you are under 5'6"

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #19 on: December 25, 2016, 07:08:51 PM »
Finally. I think we should start a pole here. Nour joking around on this one  :chuckle:

My vote is yes but it must be an AP round

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #20 on: December 25, 2016, 07:10:21 PM »
700 Nitro at least, deer is tough animal

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #21 on: December 25, 2016, 07:15:06 PM »
50 BMG is my go to gun when I'm still hunting in the thick brush

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #22 on: December 25, 2016, 07:18:54 PM »
Anything smaller and they just don't blow up right.
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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #23 on: December 25, 2016, 07:29:03 PM »
50 bmg with hornady vmax, that might do the job, :dunno:

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Re: should the 50 BMG be the smallest legal round for deer in Washington?
« Reply #24 on: December 25, 2016, 07:41:41 PM »
50. BMG should be the minimum for prairie dogs.   :twocents:

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