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Unread 07-07-2005, 12:42 PM
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Re: Going for 1000yds Tonight

Kirby,

J/K on the 50% hit ratio. I can't wait to get that thing and try it these little suckers.

I really think that with perfect conditions my .243 is capable of a 10-15% hit rate @ these ranges. Since conditions are always less than perfect, I'm hoping the advantages the AM offers will get me to this on those less than perfect days.
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    Unread 07-07-2005, 12:47 PM
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    Re: Going for 1000yds Tonight

    Good shooting guys!
    Congrats on your 1049 kill lerch!!
    Looks as if those PD's better beware even at 1K plus when you guys are around!
    Congrats to you both again!!
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    Congrats to both of you guys!
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    Unread 07-07-2005, 04:24 PM
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    Thanks for all the nice replies. Most the people around my work here think I am full of $h!+, which is kinda disapointing. I wish I would have taken a pic of the dog laying dead and you could have seen how close the second shot was. I am trying to talk BJ into going this Sunday so he can get him a 1k kill, well just see. Kirby, I am ready to see what one of those mean looking 169.5's will do to a dog past 1k [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img].

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    It is amazing full of [censored] people think you are when you tell them how far you shoot. I finally convinced one of my friends to go shooting with me who thought I was full of it. I had him connecting nearly every shot with the 5" gong at 500yds with his 700 bdl 270. After they see it can be done they get a little interested!
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    Re: Going for 1000yds Tonight

    Congrats.
    The world now looks different through bonafied 1k killer eyes huh?
    You must be excited and I will look forward to seeing your pic in the VHA. It will probably be in there about October of 2006.
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    Unread 07-08-2005, 12:44 PM
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    Re: Going for 1000yds Tonight

    Thanks for the reply GG,

    I was just sitting thinking about shooting and I decided to run my 22-250 bullet and BJ's 243 against each other in my ballistics program.

    My 22-250 is pushing its 55gr bullet at 3750 fps comfortably the bc is .267. BJ's 243 is pushing its 105gr bullet at 3100fps with a bc of .500.

    At 1050yds, where I killed the pdog, my 22-250 was traveling at 980fps and dropped 417". It impacted with 117ft/lbs of energy and drifted 175" in a 10mph cross wind.

    At 1050yds Bj's 243 was traveling at 1398fps and dropped 319". It hit the pdog with 456ft/lbs of force and drifted 91" in a 10 mph cross wind.

    Even though my bullet started out going 650fps faster by the time each bullet would have hit the same target my bullet hit with 339lbs less energy, was going 418fps slower, dropped nearly 100" more and drifted 84" more.

    Thats pretty sad ain't it. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

    My ballistics program may be off a little but either way this proves that a heavy high bc bullet going at a decent speed beats the hell out of a little bullet going at light speed.

    God I wish I would have listened to you guys and not wasted my time with little bullets and speed.

    I just thought I would share this little bit of info,

    Take it easy
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