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Unread 08-04-2011, 11:33 PM
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First long range ground Hog

I Finally got my first long range kill with my Savage 300wsm at 839 yards. I just thought I would share my succes with you all. I have learned a lot from you all over the past couple of years.
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    Re: First long range ground Hog

    Impressive.
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    Re: First long range ground Hog

    Way to go!!! Congrats!
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    Re: First long range ground Hog

    Is that the hit? Expected a little more turmoil than that. Nice shot!
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    Re: First long range ground Hog

    Yes that is the entrance wound. I was kind of disappointed with the expansion of the bullet myself. The bullet pretty much penciled through. The bullet entered the neck and exited behind the opposite shoulder. I was using Nosler 175gr custom comp's at 3100 fps muzzle. At that distance it was traveling at around 1700 fps and had around 1222 ft-lbs. My only guess is that it didn't hit anything solid enough to expand.
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    Re: First long range ground Hog

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    Yes that is the entrance wound. I was kind of disappointed with the expansion of the bullet myself. The bullet pretty much penciled through. The bullet entered the neck and exited behind the opposite shoulder. I was using Nosler 175gr custom comp's at 3100 fps muzzle. At that distance it was traveling at around 1700 fps and had around 1222 ft-lbs. My only guess is that it didn't hit anything solid enough to expand.
    Not surprising the bullet penciled through. A custom comp bullet is not an expanding bullet.

    Nice shot. Your shot is 29 yards longer than my record.
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    Re: First long range ground Hog

    Nice shot! Congrats!
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