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Unread 12-08-2007, 01:49 PM
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A 27" I would assume.
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    Unread 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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    Unread 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
    range it,check the wind, dial in correction, aim and only one shot
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    Unread 12-08-2007, 04:21 PM
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    Unread 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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    Unread 12-09-2007, 03:21 PM
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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

    200 grain 7mm Wildcat w/2700 MV
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    Unread 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.
    Long Range? Dial 338-Lapua.
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