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Old 06-30-2012, 03:25 PM
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how often "honestly" do most here shoot past 500 yards

Was wondering how many of you guys shoot past the 500 Mark with frequency. I am fortunate enough to have a area on the ranch I live on with steel set up out to 1990 yards. I know most don't have that luxury but am curious to see what the average distance most actually shoot at. thanks in advance for the info. ps anybody in the area of billings that wants to come out "once we get some rain of course" pm me your more than welcome.
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Old 06-30-2012, 03:32 PM
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Re: how often "honestly" do most here shoot past 500 yards

I am in Billings often. I will take you up on the offer sometime. I have targets set up to 1600 yards on the BLM near my home. Fun to do.
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Old 06-30-2012, 07:15 PM
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Re: how often "honestly" do most here shoot past 500 yards

The longest distance that I have shot at is 700 yards (steel) with my 25-06. I am hoping to take an antelope this year at around 600 to 650ish. That will be my longest shot to date on an animal.

I am still waiting on the Stiller action to be made for my 338 LM and then I will start stretching it out for a lot longer distances.
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Old 06-30-2012, 07:35 PM
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Re: how often "honestly" do most here shoot past 500 yards

My private range I shoot to a mile on steel. Then from my back door I have rocks to 2500 plus with some painted circles on some. Plus I have many good places to go to shoot rocks to as far as one would want. As for how often I shoot past 500 it is at least once a week. Under 500 I only do load work up at 300 and zero at 100 and 200. If you are up this way give me a shout. We can do a little shooting.

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Old 06-30-2012, 08:27 PM
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Re: how often "honestly" do most here shoot past 500 yards

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I am in Billings often. I will take you up on the offer sometime. I have targets set up to 1600 yards on the BLM near my home. Fun to do.
Sounds good, how is the coyote crop by you this year?
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Old 06-30-2012, 08:33 PM
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My private range I shoot to a mile on steel. Then from my back door I have rocks to 2500 plus with some painted circles on some. Plus I have many good places to go to shoot rocks to as far as one would want. As for how often I shoot past 500 it is at least once a week. Under 500 I only do load work up at 300 and zero at 100 and 200. If you are up this way give me a shout. We can do a little shooting.

Jeff
Nice, the rock shooting is always a good time. as far as my range goes I have three targets under 400 yards the core of them are in the 500-1000 mark with a few past that. Working on a 300 Norma right now for the 1990 target.
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Old 06-30-2012, 10:25 PM
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Re: how often "honestly" do most here shoot past 500 yards

About 60% of my shooting is from 500-1000.
10% is past 1000 to 1500.
25% is at 100.
5% is at 300.
I do load work at 100 & zero, & check group size for load work at 300.
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