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Another one for the .338 AM AKA Grim Reaper…

 
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Old 11-19-2007, 05:09 PM
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Another one for the .338 AM AKA Grim Reaper…

Unless one of my buddies needs the use of my Kirby special it should be done for the year. My dad took this spike this morning at 550 yards!!! Got the gun all set up put the 76-year-old fellow behind it and let it rip one shot entered behind the left shoulder and out behind the right.

Funny thing is I found the empty jacket on the hide the lead must have kept going. I guess when you have that much energy at 550 things just happen.


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That is a fine shot by your Dad. I am hoping I can do as well when I am that age.

Is that a regular, normal kind of elk? He looks peculiar, like he is part German Shepard or something.
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That's a special "green grass" elk.

They have been known to be darker, smaller, and friendlier than the larger, "dry grass and timber" elk most of us are familiar with, especially this time of year.

Great looking meat though!

Congrats to your dad!
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He’s a dink that’s for sure!!! Dad just about shot it off the tit… I think I seen some milk on it’s chin not sure though but I think it was. LOL You know the folks are getting older there teeth aren’t what they use to be, Dad just called said mom cooked some of it up already… really tender he said… hmmm.
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Old 11-19-2007, 06:36 PM
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[QUOTE=bwaites;173574]That's a special "green grass" elk.

They have been known to be darker, smaller, and friendlier than the larger, "dry grass and timber" elk most of us are familiar with, especially this time of year.

Great looking meat though!

Congrats to your dad![/QUOTE

You need to get to the coast more everything is green over here… No winter no summer no fall no spring.
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Congratulation on a nice shot. Which bullet was used and what velocity are you getting?
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