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Best shot placement on hogs with a 17 HMR

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I've killed a few hogs with a shotgun but I'm hoping to get one with my 17. I've heard that the best place to shoot them with a small caliber rifle is right behind the ear. Is this the best location?
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   doorman78
ear area or eye depending on the angle .
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in the ear and no wheres else. I have killed hogs with my .17with the FMJ 20grain hornady
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Will they drop in their tracks if shot in the ear? I just bought a box of full metal jackets and I'm anxious to see (hope to see) what it will do on a hog.
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...it ricochets inside in the cranium and can come out an eyesocket...stand behind a tree !!!...cheers
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   ransom
I shoot the 17 mach 2 . I have killed several hogs this year. I shot all of them between the eyes one inch up. Drops them in there tracks. You don't have to worry about them chasing you if you shoot them there.
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I once shot a hog (about 15ft away) in the head with some 3" nitro mag #4 and it was like I shot him with a spit ball. He just squeled and ran away.
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