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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #45 on: June 15, 2024, 03:21:38 PM »
I have three Browning BAR 270's and one BAR 300 mag. Seems to me that I am usually reaching for the 300.
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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #46 on: June 15, 2024, 04:09:30 PM »
It doesn't matter what cartridge I choose. I never bring one home.


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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #47 on: June 15, 2024, 05:37:53 PM »
I always take my .270 Win when I hunt the east side.  More than enough.

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #48 on: June 15, 2024, 05:43:30 PM »
270 Winchester AI

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #49 on: June 15, 2024, 06:31:56 PM »
6.5 PRC/147 ELD-M.
Iíve killed 8 deer with this combination, I used to just use the 28 nosler for everything. The 6.5 prc is prefect for deer at mid ranges

I shot my spike elk at 500 on the dot with that combo last year

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #50 on: June 15, 2024, 07:26:49 PM »
Whatever Iím carrying! Probably used a dozen different calibers over the years.
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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #51 on: June 15, 2024, 07:57:24 PM »
26 Nosler, 270 Win. Mag., or 7mm. Rem Mag.
If you shoot the first one you will never get that true trophy.

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #52 on: June 15, 2024, 08:46:58 PM »
6.5x284
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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #53 on: June 15, 2024, 10:26:32 PM »
Not trying to be a smart ass, I have never hunted MD (only killed WT and BT). Does it really matter?

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #54 on: June 15, 2024, 11:36:55 PM »
Not trying to be a smart ass, I have never hunted MD (only killed WT and BT). Does it really matter?

Nope! Carry what you are most confident in and that you shoot the best. Deer arenít that hard to kill if you do your part and put the bullet where it needs go.

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #55 on: June 16, 2024, 09:07:23 AM »
Choosing between calibers is like choosing between blondes. brunettes, and redheads. Whichever is in my hands at the moment is my favorite.  :chuckle:
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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #56 on: June 16, 2024, 10:40:54 AM »
I shoot the same gun for everything, that way there is no forgetting the ballistics. My .300 Weatherby has been in my hands every year since 1982, lots of Mule Deer, Blacktails, Whitetail and Elk have hit the dirt from this gun.

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #57 on: June 16, 2024, 06:36:31 PM »
257 Roberts :tup:

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #58 on: June 16, 2024, 08:23:18 PM »
Sako 25-06 rem with 117 grain soft points
I have other deer rifles but this is my go to.

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Re: Whatís your mule deer caliber
« Reply #59 on: June 17, 2024, 05:41:42 AM »
Something light weight and pack a .22 because in this state you know your chances of getting a buck are slim so you might as well pick up a grouse or rabbit while out there,
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