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cribbageboy

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cribbageboy

I know this topic has probably been discussed before, but I'm already missing the hunting season. (what am I gonna do for the next 8 months!?!?!?!) Just interested to see your top 3 deer rifle calibers. I'll start:

1) 30-06

2) .270

3) 30-30

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Bassman55

.280 rem

30-06

25-06

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Ray1

25-06

.270

7mm

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jlm

1. .270 Weatherby Mag

2. .270 short mag.

3. .270

Hands down the best deer calibers on earth! In my opinion!

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PerchJerker

1. .30-06

2. 7mm-08

3. .50 cal muzzleloader

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anyfishwilldo

1. 270 WSM

2. 270

3. 50 cal smoke pole

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Jameson

1. 300 WSM blush.gif

2. 50 cal smoke pole

3. 12 gauge slug

Gotta have a little variety.

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lawdog

 Originally Posted By: Jameson
1. 300 WSM blush.gif

2. 50 cal smoke pole

3. 12 gauge slug

Gotta have a little variety.

Boy, I couldn't have typed a better answer!

IF we are purely talking rifle though...

30-06

25-06

270

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bassNspear

30-06

.50 Cal

270

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stretch

1) .280

2) 7mm mag

3) .270 wsm

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harvey lee

300 mag

7mm

270

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Nate McVey

30-06

30-30

270

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UMDSportsman

what i use:

carbon arrows

.270

.54 ML

sorry you said rifles

.270

30-06

7mm or .243

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Bandit

308

270

30-30

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Rost

25-06

270

300 win mag

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woody1975

1).25-06

2).243

3).50 Cal

DL

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benelli_dude2002

1. 300 WSM

2. 300 Wtby Mag

3. 300 Win Mag

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ANYFISH

1. 30-30

2. 280

3. 50 cal

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tealitup

7mm WSM

.50 cal muzzy

.44 handgun

More variety

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Black Bear

1) 30-06

2) 30-06

3) 30-06

I didn't know they made another caliber \:\)

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Flatlander

.303 Savage

.308

never hunted with a third

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Hammer Handle

.35

Shotgun Slug

30-06

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CAJ

270 243 22.250

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fisherking01

257 WBY Mag

243

308

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Roofer

Don't have experience with all of these, but my favorites......

25-06

.270 WSM

30-30

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klecker

hey bear its called a .280, .270, 25-06 gives you the same casing just diff, grains of lead.

30-06 all around great

.308 great short action .30 cal

.50 cal hawkin " relive the past"

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rowdyf

.30-06

270 WSM

7mm-08

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Code-Man

30-06

243

50 Smoke pole

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giwoyna5

the gift of a 30-30 from my father on my first outing

my grandad's 30-06 that I inherited

The great buy, couldn't pass up 7mm Mag my uncle sold me.

My favorites because of the story behind the rifles, not the caliber.

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TrophyEyes

7mm Rem Mag

45cal Muzzleloader

12ga.

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