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Doug Smotherman

204 ruger Handi rifle

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A friend wants to sale me a NEF handi 204 22" bull barrel with a nikon BDC pro staff scope. He has never shot it and needs christmas money. He only wants $225 for it. The scope alone is $160, so I know it is a good buy. Are the small caliber handi rifles very accurate. I know the k&R ultra slug guns are great.

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I know the .204 is usually an acurate round. My friend uses a .204 for coyotes and is usually able to head shoot them past 100 yds.

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I had one and it was an awesome shooter. The only reason I got rid of it, is because coyote hunting up here in the "big woods" is tough! I traded it in and got my daughter a k&R youth rifle in .243, which is also a tack driver!!! Sounds like one heck of a deal!

Brian

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H&R Handi rifles are hit and miss with "out-of-the-box" accuracy. But the .204 is almost always a good shooter from H&R.

Another web site has a Handi rifle talk forum that you can get TONS of info, but FM won't let us post links or even the name...

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