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204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem

204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« on: June 08, 2012, 06:13:46 PM »
I need some info on the two calibers, I have zero knowledge on both. I need a fur friendly coyote rifle that's good out to 200 yards. Any expierence or info you got on the two calibers would be appreciated.

Thanks, Scott
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Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2012, 06:23:41 PM »
Troy ?  ;D

PA: I went the 204 route because I got a good deal.This gun is spooky accurate,flat shooting,a joy to shoot,and costs nothing to reload for.Check out the BC's for the 20 vs 22.Either of the calibers will serve you well.
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Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2012, 07:46:17 PM »
The 204 will do you good, but the 22-250 has a better bullet selection. If you reload then the selection gets better. Also bullet choice is important when saving pelts. My vote is the 22-250. Read up in a good loading manual, you will find a ton of info in it. Let us know what you get.
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Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2012, 12:00:09 PM »
Thanks for all the info guys. I am leaning towards the 22-250 but I always hear how accurate the 204s are and how fun they are too shoot.
Scott

Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2012, 03:02:51 PM »
22-250, better bullet selection, I used the 52 gr.HPBT Sierra on coyotes, made a bunch of car payments with the hides, no holes to sew up, sometimes you pick them up and it sounds like their full of jello inside. Just my 2 cents worth, You will enjoy either, good shooting

Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2012, 02:24:57 PM »
My vote goes for a 22.250, if I already had one I would get a .204 to have fun with. But as my primary wylie gun I'd go with the 22.250, theres not much bullet in a .204 for breezy conditions. In a 22.250, 50 gr. bergers or 53 gr hornady match hollow points work great with minimal or no fur damage, they usually wont even exit. Varget is a great powder for the 22.250.
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Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2012, 06:37:51 PM »
Well in the varmint leauge that I shoot in The man to beat shoots A 204 Ruger. but then again he shot A 223 last year and the year before all with diffrent rifles and he has allways been the man to beat. But I would listen to troy ( Ballistic ) he has shot more coyotes than any body I know.
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Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2018, 09:22:56 PM »
200yds?

223/5.56 will do just fine.

243win would be nice too, better BC than 22 or 204

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Re: 204 ruger vs the 22-250 rem
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2018, 05:13:35 AM »
223 shooting a FMJ is going to be as fur friendly as it gets or some lite bullet like a 30 grain Berger.It might not exit if shoot coyote in the shoulder.Sierra makes a little frangible bullet I like out of my 222.It's designed to "Blow Up" at Hornet speed.At 500fps faster than Hornet speed they really come apart,but shooting them another 300fps faster out of a 223,they probably would come apart in flight.
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