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    best pig hunting gun

    hi what do you guys and girls think the best leaver action and calibar gun to use for pig hunting cheers

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    Rossi 44mag done
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    Never used a 44 , but a 30/30 is worth looking at ,Open sights still smack a deer or pig out to 150 .
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    44 mag I shot 354 pigs in 7 months with win 94, 10 in mag 1 up the spout for those big mobs.
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    Depends if it is only for bailed pigs or if you want to shoot pigs that your dogs haven't stopped. 44's, 3030's etc are very hard on dogs ears when shooting bailed pigs.
    I would go for something suppressed.

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    Mate runs a rossi single shot in 357mag cut down to i would guess probably not legal and uses mag and 38 special. 38s very quiet but not much knock down.

    Can run 44 special in 44mag?

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    Sako 308, get rid of the dogs and stalk them!

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    hi cheers guys so what would be the best if i carnt get a gun suppressed cheers

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    .44mag or .410 shotty with slugs?
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    If you cant suppress(tho can't see why other than funds ) 44 mag with specials or 357mag with 38 specials. But then its pretty much a bail gun only. But you can always have some magnum in ya pocket .

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    Ruger m77/44 they are a great little gun to use knocked a few pigs over with one now

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    What sort of country do you hunt, and do you hunt pine permits, most only allow a shotgun, so a break open cut down 410 that slips into a pack would be the ticket, keep it legal
    I have a cut down 12g nice and light that i should start using again, sick of the heavy 30-30 i cant wear it on my back in any of the shit i hunt it gets hooked up on everything, even when in hand, i should get a 410 but cant justify having a 3rd pig gun

    410( i think you can fire a 45 colt from it, ask an expert first though ), or a 357 would be my pick
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    12g shotty, slugs for the bail up and buckshot when waiting on the crossing tracks. When it's broken you always know it's safe. Also liked the 3o3 Jungle carbine, small and you could lock the bolt on an empty chamber, handy when getting thru the tight stuff.

 

 

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