Deer 223 Vs Hog
The only part about accuracy that will matter is losing 200 fps your bullet drop out at 250 yards might matter more.
Deer 223 vs hog. My first center fire rifle was a rem. What side of the 7mm vs. Im really thinking about pulling the trigger on a 68 spc. Both the 65 grendel and 68 spc lend themselves well to hunting.
There has been a lot of debate among hunters on whether the beloved ar 15 is sufficient to take down a wild hog. Ive looked at all kinds of pictures of groups but im looking for feed back from people who have both or have shot both. Bullets mostly factory ammo. I remember reading an article written by john sundra titled i am a worm i dont like the 30 caliber john seems to fit in well with this debate.
My understanding is that accuracy wont likely be affected at all. Every gun rifle handgun or hunting publication nearly every year runs the same litany of articles comparing the 270 winchester to the 30 06 springfield the 9mm vs the 40 smith and wesson or the 45 acp the 223 against the 76239 as well as a whole series of pieces doubting or affirming the. We used exclusively 100 gr. I killed a lot of deer with it in texas between the ages of 7 and 15 years old.
While some hunters opine that the standard 223 round used for the ar15 is too small for hog hunting others swear that when placed correctly it is all you need to kill a hog. Velocity will drop around 200 fps for every 2 inches though. Except for a few enfields built in australia no modern guns are being built for this cartridge. He is partial to his own wildcat 280 improved much like a gibbs it is a blown out case with an extended shoulder i could never see.
I took a 236 pound aoudad ram with my 65 grendel and have taken deer with my 68 spc. If youd like to know how you can successfully hunt wild hogs with an ar 15 chambered in the standard 556223 then heres how i did it recently having no previous hog hunting experience. The 303 is an obsolete low pressure rimmed cartridge that will only function in actions designed for rimmed cartridges.