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Unread 06-22-2009, 08:41 AM
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My longest is 2 ghogs. First at 628 yards and the other throught the mellon at 605 yards. Shot prone with in a 300WSM. Both one shot kills. The 628 skipped in from about 12 inches, but still managed to take it right behind the shoulders. I came to find out later that it was all luck that I had hit them at all. I did some paper tests at 500yrds and it wasn't pretty. I back to trying to find a load again. Regardless of the outcome, I still think it was a heck of shot and my longest first shot hits ever.

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240 yards 4 point buck DRT. I looked at a nice doe at 500 this past season, but she was on the other side of a fence, where I did not have permission to hunt.
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240 yards 4 point buck DRT. I looked at a nice doe at 500 this past season, but she was on the other side of a fence, where I did not have permission to hunt.


Good restraint. I like to hear stories where guys excersize good judgement when hunting. To often I hear stories of guys going on to posted ground and shooting illeagally because there is a good buck or just want to kill something. Thanks for being a good sportsmen!
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"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. [14] But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.

If you find your self in a fair fight, your tactics suck!- Marine 1st Sergeant Jim Ryfinger

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whitetail doe, 1,350 yards.
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Last years spike elk at 915 yards with a 338 EDGE/300g SMK.
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Today, I set my personal record. Tagged a groundhog at 800! with my 308.

http://www.longrangehunting.com/foru...k-rifle-43510/
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Today, I set my personal record. Tagged a groundhog at 800! with my 308.

http://www.longrangehunting.com/foru...k-rifle-43510/


Sweet, good shot.
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If you find your self in a fair fight, your tactics suck!- Marine 1st Sergeant Jim Ryfinger

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