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Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

 
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Old 06-10-2004, 07:16 AM
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Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

I was at my range where I have my steel targets set up @ 300,350,400,450 and 500yds.
And my friend and I were just getting set up and ready to shoot when I noticed a crow at the 400 yard steel target. So I told my friend I was going to take him out. He chuckled and gave me one of those "yeah right". Anyways, cranked my Mark 4 up 7 moa and let the Savage and 178 gr. Amax do the rest. Needless to say he didn't even flop. And the expression on my friends face was PRICELESS. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/cool.gif[/img]
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Old 06-10-2004, 08:37 AM
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Re: Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

Way to go 308! Nothing like reaching out and touching one of those little smarta$$e$. I love it when they "think" they're outta range. My longest shot on one was right at 400yds also. Took him out with a 7mm RM and 150gr NBT's. The bullet blew him into 5 pieces. There were about 4 or 5 more with him and they did know whether to s*** or git. I love shooting those birds. NC changed their status to migratory so now we aren't supposed to shoot them with rifles. Johnny K.
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Old 06-10-2004, 06:06 PM
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Re: Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

Nice shooting 308. Those distant crows make for some interesting shooting. Here's one that took a 70gr B-Tip through the neck. Notice that its got no head. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]



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Old 06-11-2004, 01:51 AM
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Re: Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

Good shooting, I didn't catch it, but what rifle were you using to make that shot? It wasn't a .308 was it? [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 06-11-2004, 01:52 AM
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Re: Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

I have to agree with you guys about nailing those birds. I've touched them with a 7mm but never a 308. my longest kill was a crow perched on a road-kill carcass at just over 350 with my 243 and 55gr Sierra blitzking bullets. The 4.5-14X Leopold VXIII was as good for this as it is for Antelope. have fun neutralizing the crow population!!
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Old 06-11-2004, 07:10 AM
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Re: Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

Thanks for your comments. I hate those dang crows but I hate even worse that Oklahoma puts a season and restrictions on them. Man, we got so many crows it's crazy. This is also my first long shot kill on one. However I will be sprinkling the range with corn from now on in hopes for many more. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 06-11-2004, 07:39 PM
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Re: Got a crow at 398yds.!!!

Nice shooting 338 Crows are my target of choise [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
This is one I shot at 870 Meters.

Shot of the damage of a 300g SMK at 870 Meters

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