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Old 10-03-2012, 21:14   #6
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Originally Posted by Beware Owner View Post
Up to what size deer would you take with a 5.56?

5.56 will cleanly take caribou with a good heart/lung shot, even penetrating both shoulders, or a shoulder and spine.

It will certainly take any size, or breed of deer you're likely to encounter, so long as you place the round in the vitals.

I'd pick a heavy load like the 62-70 grain TSX and run with it.
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