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Old 11-29-2021, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by bob loughlin View Post
I've shot many hogs with my Garand and even my Carbine , but have never gotten more than one shot off before they vanish into the brush . Fast little rascals . Always Ball Ammo. Bob
Yes hogs are tough! Had a friend shoot one point blank and saw the skull cap blow off. We couldn't find it later.
Have shot many with my Rem. 742 in '06 cal. The trick is to put 2 shots in the boiler room from a rear angle.
The front 'shield' on a hog is quite strong and will deflect a bullet.
Nasty animals, and not worth eating over 80 #lbs. IMO.
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