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Old 12-08-2007, 01:49 PM
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A 27" I would assume.
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Old 12-08-2007, 02:02 PM
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7 rum 162 amax 3180 at muz 400 yds drt whitetail,fist size exit.
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Old 12-08-2007, 03:09 PM
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Antelope at 777 yards 180 grain TSX (from a 300 Win) droped in its tracks

Oryx at 420 yards same combo

Goat at 514 Yards same combo

Deer 300 yards same combo no tracking on any of the animals
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Nomosendero, "You be Ten Bears" Saw your signature and saw the movie. One of my favorites. I assume that is from Josey Wales.
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Old 12-09-2007, 12:58 PM
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Oryx with 300 SMK

This March I took an Oryx with a 300 SMK from my AR-30 338 Lapua Mag. Pass through both lungs, but most of the enrgy was spent on the hillside behind since no major bones were in the path. It managed to go about 100 yards before collapsing.

I also shot a mulie in Colorado recently at closer range. It made it about 10 steps.

In my limited experience, the 300 SMKs seem to wrok pretty well.

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666 yards cow elk-Never got up
547 yard whitetail buck-a couple of feet
330 yard buck antelope-several feet

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Old 12-09-2007, 08:00 PM
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@ < 600yds...
AR-30, 338 lapua & 300 SMK at max retumbo load listed in sierra book =

only movement made by the deer was airborne backflips, kinda like a prarrie-dog, so yeah...DRT!

exit hole was baseball sized..? I guess, with bone frags everywhere, front shoulders were shattered.
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