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Anyone out the have a 450 Bushmaster? I first heard about it watching a video on YouTube. The ballistics are very similar to a 45-70 and it sounds like it was developed for states that allow a straight walled rifle cartridge in shotgun zones such as Iowa and Michigan. I am looking at it to take hog hunting and maybe use deer hunting in the woods. Accurate out to 200-250 and should hit like a ton of bricks. This round is available right now in a bolt gun and an AR-15. 

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My son built one in AR platform. I shot it a couple times. It's a thumper but I doubt I would use it beyond 200yds. 45-70 I believe is more powerful and a little more range. I think that's what he took his deer with this last fall. Knocked it right down. Should be a great hog and bear round.

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leech~~

Is there any meat left with that cannon?  😮 

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Yup, just lung shoot them.

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Here is what 'Whitetails Unlimited' said about the 450 bushmaster after 30 field testers tried it...  .. "This rifle/round would also be great for feral hogs, or any game within 200 yards"  Availability of 450 ammo is the only thing that would concern me. My dad uses a 444 marlin for deer and bear. I believe the 450 has 2/3 the knockdown power of that round. I've never seen a deer that was 'too dead'.

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