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    Posted: 09 May 2018 at 09:27
Sometime at MYGAWDS I thought I saw somwonw shooting a Ruger 204 at PDs.

It was windy, 30+, that day.  Just wondering how the 20 cal worked in the wind?

At that velocity and with a light bullet seems that hits would all be helicopter kills.

we need a report.
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You do know a 204 has "Better" ballistics , drop, windage, then a 22/250 up to about a 40 gr bullet, right ?
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     IBD and I both shot 204 Ruger rifles at the PD shoot prior to MYGAWDS.  They worked well.  Generally just a full body hit will result in a helicopter.  My rifle had a yardage turret which worked well.  Allowing for wind is always a guess.  I was using 32 grain Varmageddon bullets at 3947 fps.
 
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