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I'm wanting picking up a .30-30 at the end of this season, I keep being told that its a 100 yard gun and it shouldn't be pushed further than than. My distance varies by who I hunt with, with my uncle it's wooded with 50 yard shots but could open up t

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  • #16
    A .30-30 will do the job well out to over 250 yards if you can hit the target. I've come to find that this old round has become very underrated. I regularly take shots out to 150 yards with no problems.

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    • #17
      you will be fine

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Clay Cooper View Post
        I've witnessed 30-30 kills at 400 with over the counter 150's out in Arizona and New Mexico on Mule Deer. But if your going to buy a 30-30, why not a 308 or better yet a 30-06. My preference would be a 25-06.......
        I've considered it but it really comes down to cost, weight and recoil. I am by no means recoil sensitive but with the amount of practice I'll be doing low recoil will be a plus, same goes for the cost of shooting it since I don't reload.

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        • #19
          My 45-70 does 200 so idk y not

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