I'm considering the G2 carbine as a deer rifle for the wife. She is very recoil sensitive and also want's a gun that is light to carry. I got her an NEF superlight youth handi rifle in .243 which seems to fit her well but accuracy with the handi-rifle is pretty poor and recoil still bothers her so I've been loading 85 grain bullets down to about 2600fps for her but don't have much confidence in such a light load. So I'm thinking Contender and maybe a bit larger bore but still keeping recoil down. I'm wondering if anyone actually hunts deer with the 6.8mm Remington and if it can be handloaded in the singleshot with maybe a 130 grain at about 2400 fps?