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7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

 
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Old 07-04-2013, 08:09 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Awesome elk congrats!!

Thats a great looking rig Marioq.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:55 PM
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That is sweet all around, looks like a canon headed to Afghanistan! Awesome stock, sleak and still has a cheek rest.

Good job...
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:43 PM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Mario, that thing is nasty looking! I'm digging the color scheme. Let us know how she shoots.
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:26 AM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Black Sheep - that mount is awesome. Nice that you got it back so soon!
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:28 AM
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Nice elk!!! Where is he from ???

I went shooting at 445 this morning. 91 degrees. She shot well for the first shot after cleaning. Next 2 were flyers. All about an inch but I'm not happy. I hope it's the new barrel. Gonna try to reload some. 168s over retumbo and 25. Maybe 33. I think my 29 inch barrel should burn it ok. What do you veteran stw shooters think ????

Happy. 4th all

Mario

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/...psb111fa24.jpg

Took the cheek rest off... Didnt like it... It was how I got the stock...
Mario, I think you need to pack it up, and ship it to me, and I'll do the RD work for. Then one day, after I slaughter deer, and ELK, MAYBE, I'll send it back to you!
Again, that thing looks wicked!!!!
As far as the load, give it , anymore importantly YOU some time to break in, and acclimate . You are on the right approach, and just let the rifle tell you what it wants to shoot, and don't narrow your field of options either. Time and time again, I have TRIED to decide what I WANT a rifle to shoot, and it always ends up, that I try something, a little different, and it abbots like a house on fire. That, just happened to me with my 280 . I simply just tried a bullet, that I was only just a little curious about, and it consistently shoots them into a hole now. Funny things happen, but they always happen when you are at " wits end " , trying to get something else to shoot.
Dude, that thing is BADASS!!!!!!
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Old 07-07-2013, 09:29 AM
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Mario, I think you need to pack it up, and ship it to me, and I'll do the RD work for. Then one day, after I slaughter deer, and ELK, MAYBE, I'll send it back to you!
Again, that thing looks wicked!!!!
As far as the load, give it , anymore importantly YOU some time to break in, and acclimate . You are on the right approach, and just let the rifle tell you what it wants to shoot, and don't narrow your field of options either. Time and time again, I have TRIED to decide what I WANT a rifle to shoot, and it always ends up, that I try something, a little different, and it abbots like a house on fire. That, just happened to me with my 280 . I simply just tried a bullet, that I was only just a little curious about, and it consistently shoots them into a hole now. Funny things happen, but they always happen when you are at " wits end " , trying to get something else to shoot.
Dude, that thing is BADASS!!!!!!
Thank you for all your help!!!
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:39 AM
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Re: 7mm STW Brotherhood - For those who shoot the 7mm Shooting Times Westerner

Thanks for the compliments guys! I figured it was appropriate to post here, because that bull was the first game animal that the STW got to feast on!

marioq--Late season area 11 bull, east of Ely, NV. And that is a sweet lookin STW!!!
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