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Is the .223 suitable for deer? I found out

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Old 10-12-2017, 03:20 PM   #11
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But then I have to worry about going over the 16 lb max weight. That mag is HEAVY!

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Nice clean kill...!!

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I've killed several deer with a 223 but I'd be the last to tell you that it is a "good" deer cartridge. It just isn't. Anything but a very good shot can, and probably will, result in a long death run and possible loss of the animal. If it's all one has to hunt with, that is one thing. If it's a "caliber of choice", that's another. A 243 Win is about the minimum I would say is a satisfactory deer round.

Having said this, enjoy your venison Savage!
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