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Old 12-31-2008, 11:42 PM
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1350yd colorado bull elk



here is a pic of my 5x5 i shot this fall in colorado at 1350 yds. i shot it with my custom winchester model 70 30" lilja barreled 7 STW flyin a 162gr hornady amax. man they can carry some lead
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Old 12-31-2008, 11:44 PM
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Re: 1350yd colorado bull elk



another pic of the horns
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Old 12-31-2008, 11:46 PM
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Re: 1350yd colorado bull elk

My experience has been: it depends where the lead is! Nice work.
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Re: 1350yd colorado bull elk

i hit him through the lungs and neck and he went down both times...i finally got him in the shoulder the 3rd time he got up and then he was done!
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Nice shootin, tks for the pics!
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i hit him through the lungs and neck and he went down both times...i finally got him in the shoulder the 3rd time he got up and then he was done!
Well, that certainly pushes the cartridge and bullet to the extreme. Out of curiosity, I would be interested in whether the last bullet actually broke the shoulder and what part of the shoulder it was.
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