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Pistol hunters??

Discussion in 'Northwest Hunting' started by Blowgunner, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Blowgunner

    Blowgunner Sandy OR Active Member

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    Anyone here hunt with a pistol? What are you hunting and lets see your rig. I've Been debating on trading my Mark III for a rifle for small game hunting, but now Im toying with the idea of keeping it and setting it up for hunting.
     
  2. sasquatch

    sasquatch Everett, WA Active Member

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    It's in the planning stages.

    I bought a Ruger Super Blackhawk Bisley Hunter in .45 Colt. I mounted a Leupold EER 4x scope, and I've been practicing with it. I have moved up to 75 yards.......and am in need of quite a bit more practice before it's time to go hunting with it.

    I really would like to take a bear with this rig, so I acquired some Double Tap ammo which I figure should do the trick.

    Here it is.............

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  3. Blowgunner

    Blowgunner Sandy OR Active Member

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    Sweet rig!
     
  4. 503bell

    503bell Mulino, OR Member

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    I just picked up a Ruger .44 mag for pistol hunting. The .44 mag is a versatile hunting round, I plan to use 240 gr for Deer & Elk, 310 gr hard cast for Bear & Boar. I have had good accuracy at 50-70 yards with open sights. (The Blackhawk is the blued gun on the left)
     
  5. Bookmark Man

    Bookmark Man Grants Pass, Oregon Member

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    Blowgunner,

    I did a lot of hunting with a scoped .454 for everything from rabbits to elk. It shoots so flat I held right on jack rabbits clear out to 130 yards. I cant get the photo to cooperate. Obviously someone knows more than I do here, so maybe they would chime in with some help.

    I see the photo made it. The scope is a Leupold 2 1/2-8X

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  6. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    While not as cool as some of the scoped rigs I see I used to do a lot of varmint hunting with a 4" Mod 19. Probably some of the best times I ever had shooting was walking across the desert jumping jackrabbits and many fell to the 19. I do not have that 19 anymore but I am looking for another or a GP 100 but this time it will be 6".
     
  7. hermannr

    hermannr Okanogan Highlands Well-Known Member

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    I hunt grouse with a 38 cal Colt 6" and/or a High Standard Trophy .22 (several barrels to choose from) Have done so for years. Also shoot gophers with the High Standard,
     
  8. Spitpatch

    Spitpatch Forest Grove, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    ScopedContender25Bullberry.jpg

    Thompson Center Contender, caliber .25 Bullberry. 15" Bullberry barrel (braked). Leupold 2.5x-8x. Taken: Antelope, Coyote, Rockchucks, Badger, Prarie Dog, etc.

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    Colt's Trooper MKIII, caliber .357 Magnum. 8-3/8" Barrel, Electroless Nickel Finish. Leupold 2x. Taken: Antelope, Rockchuck, Coyote, etc.

    ScopedMKII.jpg

    Ruger MKII, caliber .22lr. 7.5" Tapered Target barrel. Weaver cantilever mount, 2x Burris. Taken: Raccoon, Possum, Jackrabbit, Ruffed Grouse, Sagerat

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    Thompson Contender, caliber .221 Remington Fireball, 10" Thompson Bull barrel. 4x Leupold. Taken: Cougar, Coyote, Rockchuck, Prarie Dog, etc.

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    Smith and Wesson Model 57, caliber .41 Magnum, 8-3/8" barrel, Nickel Finish, 2x Leupold. Taken: Mule Deer, Antelope, Rockchuck, Jackrabbit, etc.
     
  9. DRZ400S

    DRZ400S Washougal, WA. Active Member

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    Yep...350 Rem Mag XP-100
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