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Old 03-01-2006, 10:38 PM
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Did some rockchuck hunting today

My friend shot this chuck at about 20 yards with my 222 Rem and the 40g vlc at 3700fps.

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Old 03-01-2006, 10:44 PM
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Re: Did some rockchuck hunting today

I shot this one with my dads 25-06 and the 75g vmax at 3775fps, at 150 yards. That is the entrance hole, I put it right on his chest. The bullet did not even exit. Pretty good performance.

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Old 03-02-2006, 12:32 AM
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Re: Did some rockchuck hunting today

Lucky !@#$@#$%@

I can't wait until the weather is good enough over here to go blast some!!!!
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Old 03-02-2006, 09:56 AM
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Re: Did some rockchuck hunting today

That sux! + what gonehuntingagain said.

What powder are you using in the 222. I'm using 10X for 3600 w/the 40 Vmax and not pushing it at all. Shoots decent too...
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Old 03-02-2006, 10:40 AM
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Re: Did some rockchuck hunting today

I'm using 22g of IMR-4198. Its a max load for my rifle with this bullet. Averages 3700 with the ES of about 10. Very accurate, punches .1" to .2" 3 shot groups at 100 yards, 90% of the time. Shoots .5" for 3 shots at 200 yards laying prone off the bipod. This is the only barnes bullet I'll even think of shooting. Pretty devastating performance from a little .222 with this bullet.
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Old 03-02-2006, 11:36 AM
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Re: Did some rockchuck hunting today

Thanks,

Maybe I'll try some of the 4198 and the little bullets. I use it with heavier bullets. The old REM 722 has a 26" barrel. Kind of nice....
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Old 03-02-2006, 03:42 PM
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Re: Did some rockchuck hunting today

Coyote bait.

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