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#203939 - 12/01/19 08:03 AM Re: finisher [Re: karl]
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 Originally Posted By: karl
Usually whatever I was carrying in the first place. If it's a bird I wring it's neck.
Yup if its worth one shot its worth two.
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#203956 - 12/01/19 08:16 PM Re: finisher [Re: bluecow]
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I MOST ALWAYS CARRY A HOLSTERED REVOLVER WHEN HUNTING OR DOING CHORES ON SOME RANCH, THE REVOLVER IS USUALLY A 45 COLT, BUT SOMETIMES MAY BE A 357, A 44 SPECIAL, A 45 AR, OR A 480. ONE OF THESE REVOLVERS CHORES IS FINISHERS.
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#203957 - 12/01/19 09:10 PM Re: finisher [Re: 45MAN]
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51/2? Ruger in 45 Colt,a 10 mm, or my 629

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#203961 - 12/02/19 01:56 AM Re: finisher [Re: racksmasher1]
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Usually the same game that started the fight, or a knife. Once in Texas it was a mesquite club.

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Edited by sixshot (12/02/19 02:34 PM)

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#203966 - 12/02/19 08:16 AM Re: finisher [Re: sixshot]
Randy M
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I appreciate simplicity, so I've never carried a second pistol to use as a finisher. I either use whatever I'm hunting with, or, a knife to the heart.
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#203971 - 12/02/19 12:56 PM Re: finisher [Re: Randy M]
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A friend carried a 2 inch barrel S&W Kit Gun in .22 LR for tht purpose when small game hunting.

I've always used whatever I was carrying for big game and my hands or a knife for small game.

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#203978 - 12/02/19 06:14 PM Re: finisher [Re: jcp161]
wheelguns
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Same gun as I made the first shot with. 95% of the game I hunt here in western Montana I have to bone out and pack out on my back, so I carry as little weight as possible.

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#203980 - 12/02/19 09:44 PM Re: finisher [Re: dave thomas]
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Usually a G23 Glock
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#203981 - 12/03/19 03:06 AM Re: finisher [Re: dave thomas]
ruger4570
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Not so mush as a finisher, but something for pest etc. Usually one of my LCRx revolvers in 22 or 38. Never go to my timber w/o a gun.
When bear hunting I carry my Super Redhawk Alaskan in 44.

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#204051 - 12/06/19 01:37 PM Re: finisher [Re: dave thomas]
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When handgun hunting I use whatever I happen to be hunting with at the time.

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