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Unread 12-25-2003, 08:51 PM
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farthest shot to date

About a week ago i inquired as to how well 168gr matchkings would preform on whitetails. Thanks to Wyowhisper's great advise, I bought a box and was amazed w/ the accuracy-.41" at 100yds & 1.12" at 270yds.
Well, yesterday I took my .300winmag out and made my farthest shot to date, 563yds, I know it's not far for most of you guys but it was for me (2nd farthest- 497yds-.243win 80gr blitzking). The MK went through both shoulders w/ an exit about 2"-perfect!! A massive doe went down like she'd been struck by lightening.
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Unread 12-25-2003, 10:02 PM
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Nice shooting DS! Congrats on the doe.
Portate bien o te lleva el cucuy
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Unread 12-26-2003, 01:18 AM
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Nice going D.S.!!

I got my longest range kill with the 168 SMK as well.
Long range shooting is a process that ends with a result. Once you start to focus on the result (how bad your last shot was, how big the group is going to be, what your buck will score, what your match score is, what place you are in...) then you loose the capacity to focus on the process.
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Unread 12-26-2003, 05:53 AM
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Woo Hoo.. glad I could help!

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Unread 12-26-2003, 06:08 AM
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Yet another convert: Hail-li-lue-ea
Now,!! ya know, from now on it's your fault D.S. is having so much fun. Can ya handle that? [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
Happy Holidays all.
You to Boyd!!!! I'm still blaming you for all the fun I've been having.

[ 12-26-2003: Message edited by: baldeagle713 ]
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