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Postby side-slippin » Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:28 am

alright, i'm looking at getting a new predator gun, mostly for badgers up through coyotes. planning on getting the kimber pro varmit but not sure in what caliber... 22-250 or .204. what do ya'll think?
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Re: new gun

Postby Rather Be Hunting » Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:53 am

get the 204 little more flat shooting. but do your research on the kimber's. heard some horror stories about there products and customer support.
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Re: new gun

Postby jrockncash » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:52 pm

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Re: new gun

Postby side-slippin » Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:29 pm

not at the moment, but i plan on shooting Barnes varmit grenades, so i will be
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Re: new gun

Postby side-slippin » Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:31 pm

Rather Be Hunting wrote:get the 204 little more flat shooting. but do your research on the kimber's. heard some horror stories about there products and customer support.



what horror stories? i've never heard anything but good things about their guns
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Re: new gun

Postby waterfowlhunter » Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:15 pm

If you ever plan on useing it for bigger critters go with the 243. I personally would go with the 223. there are so many factory loads for it and lots of bullet choices. There is nothing wrong with the 204 but generally they have a slow twist barrel and prefer bullets under 40gr. Depending on the manufactured the 223 comes in twist from 1 in 7 up to 1 in 12 with some exceptions. The slower twist (1 in 12) work great for the 40 to 50 gr bullets and the faster (1 in 9, 8, 7) are better with bullets from 55gr up to 70gr. This is not the rule and there will be odd ones in the mix. but you can buy 223 off any walmart shelf but 204 is a bit harder to find.

Good luck with the one you choose. I have a couple of bushmaster varminters and looking at a new X-bolt varminter in 308. the semi-auto is great when you have 3 or 4 coyotes come running in :yes:
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Re: new gun

Postby side-slippin » Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:31 am

i recently aquired an r-15 in 223, so i have that caliber covered. just looking at the 22-250 and the .204
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