Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Dolores, Colorado
    Posts
    2,546
    Thanks
    146
    Thanked 405 Times in 307 Posts
    Congratulations
    10
    Congratulated 1 Time in 1 Post
    A lot depends on where your shooting. The problem with the .22 rimfires is that they richochet (sp?) a lot. If there are houses around it could get a little dicy. I use a .17 WMR. Very accurate, pretty quiet and the bullet explodes when it hits anything. I use it on P Dogs out to about 175 yds pretty regularly. If I need to shoot further, I go to my .220 Ackley Swift. Realistically any of the .22 centerfires will do a great job.
    Colorado Cowboy
    Cowboy Action Shooter; Endowment Life Member-NRA
    The Original Rocket Scientist-Retired
    "My Father always considered a walk in the mountains as the equivalent of church going."
    Aldous Huxley

  2. #12
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    SE South Dakota
    Posts
    71
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I love my Savage 17HMR fun as heck to shoot, flat, fast and accurate! Range is limited to 150-175yrds depending on the shooter, anything beyond that is centerfire territory in my opinon.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. Calling all dogs
    By Ikeepitcold in forum Predator
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-07-2014, 06:02 PM
  2. Prairie dogs and coyotes
    By lostriverproductions in forum Wyoming
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-25-2013, 11:35 AM
  3. prairie dog rifle
    By jay in forum Guns, Muzzleloaders and Ammo
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 05-07-2013, 10:58 AM
  4. Anybody else tune up on prairie dogs?
    By Drhorsepower in forum Back at the Tailgate
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-08-2011, 05:30 PM
  5. Training dogs for shed hunting
    By Pronghorn73 in forum General Hunting
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-23-2011, 10:09 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •