Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics


Reply

LRH class Aug 19-20

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #8  
Old 08-24-2006, 11:19 PM
Official LRH Sponsor
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Fort Shaw, Montana
Posts: 6,822
Re: LRH class Aug 19-20

Shawn,

The biggest advantage I have seen with my 338 AM(3450 fps) over my 338 Kahn(2950 fps) with the 300 gr SMK is wind drift. At 1000 yards it is actually difficult to recover from recoil in time to see your hit. That is not something you say everyday about shooting at 1000 yards.

Its not that recoil is severe, the damn bullet just gets there so fast.

At 2K, there is always time to recover from recoil to see your shots. I liked your wording about making lunch before the bullet hits. I tell guys I can eat my sandwich during bullet flight. I eat pretty fast though!!

While its only fractions of a second less time then with my Kahn, the difference in wind drift is significant with the same bullet. In fact I found myself over compenstating for the wind in most cases.

Now I just have to get this forward ignition system working well in the 338 AM and we will have throat life on par with your Edge. Hey, if your gonna dream, dream big!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

I would also agree with you on your choice of scope. I have yet to use anything higher then 24x when shooting out to 2500 yards. With good class it really is not needed or as you state, usible in many situations, just to much mirage to deal with.

I would rather take a 5.5-22 NXS with its 100 moa of vertical adjustment any day over an 8-32 or 12x42 NXS with very limited vertical adjustment. I am a bit of a hypicrit though. I have the IOR 9-36 on Black Sunshine with its 59 moa of vertical adjustment!!! Lucky she is flat shooting and has a 40 moa rail!!! And alot of moa in the Reticle as well!!

Kirby Allen(50)
__________________
Kirby Allen(50)

Allen Precision Shooting
Home of the Allen Magnum, Allen Xpress and Allen Tactical Wildcats and the Painkiller Muzzle brakes.

Farther, Faster and Flatter then ever before.

Web Page: www.apsrifles.com

allenmagnum@gmail.com
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: LRH class Aug 19-20
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TX CHL class for? texan79 Trade, Freebie and Loan 0 08-26-2010 02:29 PM
F class what to go with??? mo General Discussion 10 07-25-2008 05:07 AM
F-class yellowdog Shooting Ranges - Places To Shoot 1 09-23-2007 10:32 AM
F-Class Buffalobob The Basics, Starting Out 16 03-22-2007 11:10 AM
Rem 260 F-class Matt27 Guns For Sale 6 11-07-2006 08:30 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC