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I am hunting this year with a Remington 30-06 I have never used, what is a good ammo for deer?

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  • I am hunting this year with a Remington 30-06 I have never used, what is a good ammo for deer?

    I am hunting this year with a Remington 30-06 I have never used, what is a good ammo for deer?

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    federal fusion

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    • #3
      A 150 or 165 grain bullet weight should be good. There are a lot of good bullet manufacturers out there. Something with a soft point, Nosler Ballistic Tip, or Sierra Gameking (to mention a few) should be good. Stay away from full metal jacket type bullets. You shouldn't need anything like Swift A-frame or Nosler Partition for deer. Good luck and good hunting!

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      • #4
        I hunt with a 165 grain core lockt bullet by Remington. This load seems to expand just right(unlike a Nosler which seems to expand to much)

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        • #5
          i use remington core-lokt 150 grain soft points. it has enough power to kill the deer but wont rip up as much meat

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          • #6
            With any .30 caliber gun I like to use a 150 gr. Spear Point. I personally shoot Hornady but also would recommend Remington Core-Lokt as well.

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            • #7
              Thanks everyone! Sounds like the Remington Core-Lokt is the crowd favorite, I'll give it a shot.

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              • #8
                I have hunted with a .30-06 since I was 12 years old and I am now 78. Used Winchester 150gr ammo all
                those years and it never failed me. Also a few handloads along the way uning 150gr bullets. An escellent cartridge.

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                • #9
                  Remington Express corelokt 150 grain is what I use in my Remington.

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