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338 EDGE (New Zealand) Virgin no more

 
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Old 08-20-2009, 10:13 PM
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Thanks for sharing, nice hunting story, looks like you are going to do great with your 338 EDGE. Congratulations on the hunt, on the rifle, and on the pictures!!! Real nice scenery.
Hopefully someday will be able to go to New Zealand on a hunting trip, for me it is considered one of the hunting paradises of the world.
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Old 08-21-2009, 03:22 AM
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nice mate. looks lika a nice rig. what the weight like?
how far north are you. id love to come out and watch her in action...
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Old 08-21-2009, 03:30 AM
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Hi Foreign, rifle is 13lb all up with scope and bipod.

I am in the Nelson area
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Re: 338 EDGE (New Zealand) Virgin no more

Great story with excellent pics! I gotta know, what kind of ammo pouch is that?? That looks awesome!

JP
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Old 08-21-2009, 11:37 AM
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Re: 338 EDGE (New Zealand) Virgin no more

You're in the wrong line of work. You should write for a hunting magazine! Anyway congrats on your hunt.I love northern Idaho, but of all the places on earth, that would be my first choice to hunt.....Rich
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:43 PM
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Re: 338 EDGE (New Zealand) Virgin no more

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Great story with excellent pics! I gotta know, what kind of ammo pouch is that?? That looks awesome!

JP
I had the ammo pouch altered, it originally was a pouch that Kathmandu (outdoor clothing chain) sell for holding a travel diary.

I had the bullet loops and the Kestrel holding loop sewn in by a shoe repair man and the whole thing cost me under $15

Works a treat and allows me to put drop charts, earplugs, lens wipes, tape for muzzle etc in the mesh pouch inside.

Rgds, Steve
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Good job, glad your having fun with it.
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