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#1 yoteblaster

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 08:22 AM

:signs1180lq: Has anyone heard or seen anything on this. I just stumbled across some stuff this morning. I wondered if anyone was using this here. What are the pluses and negatives? How would these loads be for a youth hunter hunting Coyotes? Better than a .22 magnum? Any suggestions or info let me know.
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Posted 17 August 2010 - 08:35 AM

No personal experience. The cartridge has been around for a long time now, though not very popular.Magnum Rimfire Comparison

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 08:37 AM

http://www.chuckhawk..._comparison.htmA company called Centurian is making new ammo for the 5mm.http://www.midwayusa...tm_campaign=653

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 08:48 AM

cool thx for the info a little better understanding now thx for the fast replies
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Posted 19 August 2010 - 02:43 PM

Last year there was a rumor going around that the 5mm was going to make a comeback with a couple companies ready to jump in and start building rifles chambered for it. I really wish it would. I'd buy one.
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Posted 20 August 2010 - 08:37 PM

Pretty cool little round . I think I would get one also.
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Posted 21 August 2010 - 01:34 AM

Thats what I was thinking also. kinda cool kinda odd-ball but hey it is more unique.
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Posted 21 August 2010 - 10:35 AM

I ended up getting one of those as a gift from a friend for graduating Basic Training and AIT at Fort Sill back in 1995. I could never find ammunition for the thing, so I never shot it. Not too long ago one of the forum members posted a link to some website to find ammunition. I clicked on the link and lo and behold, there it was. Fodder for my old rifle. I'm gonna have to get some one of these days and try it out.
I'd rather be fishing with my son.




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