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Broke in the new .22-250
« on: January 13, 2017, 06:11:10 PM »
Well after several incidents of getting yelled at about my 140gr ELDX blowing coyotes apart I finally broke down and picked up a .22-250 Ruger American. Sighted it in this morning and then killed the only coyote I got a shot at today. Its never missed! Lol 1/1
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2017, 06:18:14 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2017, 07:54:31 PM »
Nice  :tup:

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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2017, 07:56:18 PM »
Solid! :tup:
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2017, 06:34:18 PM »
Can't argue with 100% score..nice job!  :tup:
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2017, 06:45:18 PM »
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2017, 08:49:07 AM »
It's been an odd year for coyotes.
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2017, 09:49:57 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2017, 05:03:58 PM »
My friend and I have put 5 down in the last few days. Been seeing them day and night here. Will definitely be back for more. They are in a frozen pile in the back of the truck.

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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2017, 05:43:05 PM »
My friend and I have put 5 down in the last few days. Been seeing them day and night here. Will definitely be back for more. They are in a frozen pile in the back of the truck.
i know a guy that would love to take them off your hands if you were close to the SE corner
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2017, 06:44:34 PM »
My friend and I have put 5 down in the last few days. Been seeing them day and night here. Will definitely be back for more. They are in a frozen pile in the back of the truck.
i know a guy that would love to take them off your hands if you were close to the SE corner
They are currently spoken for. With these single digit temps, the hides are plush!

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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2017, 09:02:38 PM »
My friend and I have put 5 down in the last few days. Been seeing them day and night here. Will definitely be back for more. They are in a frozen pile in the back of the truck.
i know a guy that would love to take them off your hands if you were close to the SE corner
They are currently spoken for. With these single digit temps, the hides are plush!

Ha thanks buesch, and I honestly have more than I can handle at the moment. Just a heads up, stacking them in the truck, regardless of how cold it gets, is a sure way to get green belly and hair slip. Just an FYI. If your going have them carcass for a few days, do not stack them.
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2017, 09:05:44 PM »
So blowing them up is bad? But only if you are going to use the pelt right? I figured ballistic tips = instant dead. I'm new to master yoting please explain. Thank you


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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2017, 09:23:25 PM »
we save the hides. the 6.5 creedmoor was putting holes in coyotes big enough to put a 2 liter pop bottle in if the bullet hit bone. .22-250 with vmax's didn't have exit holes
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Re: Broke in the new .22-250
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2017, 06:35:50 AM »
we save the hides. the 6.5 creedmoor was putting holes in coyotes big enough to put a 2 liter pop bottle in if the bullet hit bone. .22-250 with vmax's didn't have exit holes
Okay that's what I figured thank you for explaining. I use 60 grain nosler ballistic tips and see your point 4" exit wounds. But man it sure is bad medicine on those buggers.


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