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Hey evrybuddy! I'm lookin to buy one rifle that can be used as a deer and varmint rifle. I need somethn for varmnts super accurate at 150+ yds that'll still knock out a deer. I don't do a super lot of shooting to pay to buy two guns that's why I'm lookin for a combo. Having to retire my model 4 270 sorry for the long read and thanks for the input!!
 

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Well... obviously the .223 is the rifle for you! Will kill any deer in the woods. Just get close to the boiler room.

Nah, I'd step up to a .243 and call it done. A Savage with accutrigger will cost you under 500, but you need to bust a grand for a good scope.
 

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I'm partial to the 7mm08, which is just right for deer, and just right for coyotes. If there is such a thing as overkill, I like to "overkill" my coyotes. :thumbsup:
 

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AS I type this I am watching a Primos DVD on predator hunting. They are using everything from .223 to 7mm mags to kill coyotes. Dead is dead. Buy a rifle for the biggest animal you want to hunt. The predators don't really care if you kill them with a "big game" cartridge or a "varmint" cartridge.
 
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22-250, bullets available for everything from prairie dogs to deer, Google it, and don't get caught up in the caliber pecker pulling contest lol
 

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AS I type this I am watching a Primos DVD on predator hunting. They are using everything from .223 to 7mm mags to kill coyotes. Dead is dead. Buy a rifle for the biggest animal you want to hunt. The predators don't really care if you kill them with a "big game" cartridge or a "varmint" cartridge.

I agree. Buy the caliber for the biggest animal you are going to hunt. Just about any deer caliber is good at 150 yards. I would go with a .270, 30/06 or 7mm/08 but that's personal preference.
 
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