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This is a discussion on Pigs within the Hunting forums, part of the Firearm Forum category; Originally Posted by emay Well I know for a fact that a 12ga loaded with slugs shot at 50 yards will not kill a hog ...

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Old January 15th, 2017, 07:12 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by emay View Post
Well I know for a fact that a 12ga loaded with slugs shot at 50 yards will not kill a hog if you miss...
You mean it doesn't scare them to death?

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Old January 15th, 2017, 07:31 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Bowyer View Post
I've taken more than a couple pigs with many different calibers including a bow.
What I've learned is that nothing is a sure thing. However shot placement is the key. Your 06 or 308 are good choices, now practice and take your shot at the base of the ear for best chance of DRT.

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Thanks for the advice, I will spend more time with my long guns.
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