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Has anybody tried 30-30 55gr accelerator ammo for Yotes

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I bought a box of these years ago but have never shot them. I worked at Burger Bros for years, but could never get any feedback on these. Remington makes them. I fiqured just about any hunter could get access to a 30-30. This could be a great gun to use if you want to try the sport of predator hunting. Here are some specs from a Remington ammo catalog. Muzzle Velocity 3400, 100yrd 2693, 200yrd 2085. Energy in ft-pds 100yrd 886, 200 yrd 531. Not a 223 but darn close. I'm not comparing bolt action, and AR-15 varmint rifles here. Just offering a cheap alternative. I want to here some feedback.

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My father has shot many a dog with the load you are talking about in a 30-30.

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