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Old 11-26-2012, 08:39 PM
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Re: 1450 yard whitetail last year...

nope....not on the best shooting day,
especially with the extra variables involved with the neighbors ??????????
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:53 PM
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Re: 1450 yard whitetail last year...

Heck id take that shot! Just give me a F-117A nighthawk, pay for the pilot school, licenses, jet fuel, and get outta my way!
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Old 11-27-2012, 02:01 AM
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Re: 1450 yard whitetail last year...

I've shot out around the 1400 yard mark. It is do-able.
As I mentioned earlier, where I hunt there are a lot of terrain features that affect wind direction, and we have considerable movement in the air current blowing up or down hill, depending on time of day.
I would think that if I were in an area where the wind was pretty calm and more predictable than here, a 1450 yard shot could be done with a fair amount of certainty.
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I've shot out around the 1400 yard mark. It is do-able.
As I mentioned earlier, where I hunt there are a lot of terrain features that affect wind direction, and we have considerable movement in the air current blowing up or down hill, depending on time of day.
I would think that if I were in an area where the wind was pretty calm and more predictable than here, a 1450 yard shot could be done with a fair amount of certainty.
He already claims 1450, he is talking about a mile. Please read the original post.

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Re: 1450 yard whitetail last year...

Guess it all boils down to what the confidence level is for a given shot for an individual, and what percentage is acceptable. For a really nice whitetail I like greater than 80% with a 12" target area. I define my confidence level by the aggregate of all aspects. Wind, load, rest, mirage, etc. I have not yet seen this level at these ranges. I doesn't necessarily mean it doesn't exist, but I would be very skeptical at 1 mile.
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:53 PM
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He already claims 1450, he is talking about a mile. Please read the original post.
My bad, wasn't paying attention.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:25 PM
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My bad, wasn't paying attention.
All good. Just don't want the OP to get any "good" ideas.
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