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Old 09-20-2010, 07:22 PM
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365 yard Elk with 7mm-08

My first long range critter. Am I in the long range club now? 1 shot at 365 yds right through the heart, dropped her in her tracks. A 160 gr Nosler partition in front of 45gr of H414 shot from a little ole 20" Browning BLR and a 6x42 Leupold scope. Little luck and a little skill. Knowing my gun would shoot x inches low at y range was priceless! I am hooked for sure on this long range stuff now! That ole cow is a trophy to me and my freezer. Next time we go for some horns.












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Old 09-20-2010, 07:49 PM
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Re: 365 yard Elk with 7mm-08

Well done!

Hot summer smoked elk sausage is outta sight! Enjoy!
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Old 09-21-2010, 08:08 AM
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Re: 365 yard Elk with 7mm-08

Very well done. What for pistol do you have slung on your shoulder there?

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Re: 365 yard Elk with 7mm-08

Congratas on the table trophy. Nice job.

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Re: 365 yard Elk with 7mm-08

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Very well done. What for pistol do you have slung on your shoulder there?

Tank
That is a Scandium 44 mag (329PD) from Smith and Wesson.http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/w...layErrorView_Y It kicks like a mule with full house loads but it is real light and easy to carry all day in the brush. The holster is a "guides choice" from David Johnston up in Alaska Guides Choice Holster It is a real nice setup for carrying all day when you are out and about in the field.

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That is a Scandium 44 mag (329PD) from Smith and Wesson.Product: Model 329PD It kicks like a mule with full house loads but it is real light and easy to carry all day in the brush. The holster is a "guides choice" from David Johnston up in Alaska Guides Choice Holster It is a real nice setup for carrying all day when you are out and about in the field.
That is a real nice piece.

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Old 09-22-2010, 12:14 PM
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Re: 365 yard Elk with 7mm-08

Nice shot, wm!
Curious, did you recover the bullet and if so what did it weigh and look like? Guessing impact velocity was down pretty low at that distance.
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