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Rifles and Ammunition for Pest Control

By Mark Wheeler

During the era of semi-automatics the AR platform, especially in .223, was everyone’s darling. Excellent basic functionality, aftermarket parts and every accessory imaginable. If you wanted accuracy - the AR was the place to go.

 

I’m not a professional pest controller, rather a farm forester. I hunt and shoot for recreation, meat, and economic necessity to protect my investment. I had used an AR for pest control as it was simply the best tool for the job. The .223 is an adequate round and would do the business if you are careful with shot placement, something which does not always happen.

 

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