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.357 deer loads?

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by Bonk, Feb 11, 2003.

  1. Bonk

    Bonk Millennium Member

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    Anyone hunt deer (eastern White tail) with a .357 out of either a sixgun or a carbine? What sort of (factory) ammunition do you use?
     
  2. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    I don't personally hunt with the 357, but I know a bunch of guys that do & the ones that know what they're doing for sure all like CorBon's 357 hunting ammo line-up... the 180 grain weight for whitetail seems to be most popular.
     

  3. duncan

    duncan Lifetime Member Millennium Member

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    How about some of Georgia Arms' Deer Stopper ammo?

    158 grain +P
     
  4. MCNETT

    MCNETT Load Developer Lifetime Member

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    I have taken several deer with my 4"GP-100. I have used handloaded ammo exclusively. I would suggest, however, that you look into either Federal CastCore 180gr or the new 180gr Win partition bullet.
    -Mike
    Two holes bleed better than one!
     
  5. Sixgun_Symphony

    Sixgun_Symphony NRA4EVR

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    Factory ammo? ;d ;P ;d

    If cost is a factor you can get by with LEE handloading equipment for awhile.