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Old 10-12-2004, 01:11 PM
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Re: Mule Deer Hunt Next Week

Len, I know Scott and he's a good guy. I can also back up his claims of 180 class mulies. I have seen some in that class myself while scouting this year. Hope you get one of them and take lot's of photos. I live about 20 minutes from Scott's house. He has great country leased up and he is a good hunter as well as guide. I must admit I envy the land you will have access to. Have fun!
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Old 10-13-2004, 03:52 PM
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Re: Mule Deer Hunt Next Week

You just have to love those high powered 7mm's nice shooting. Your Dakota was a case type I considered years ago. I've got a 5.5x22 power NightForce on my 7mm. What kind of scope were you using?

I really only shoot 175 grain spbt's and the gun came with a slower 11:1 twist.

180 is quite the score

[img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] Safe Hunting!
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Old 10-13-2004, 07:12 PM
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Re: Mule Deer Hunt Next Week

Cowboy, Nighthunter, Taos, Big Sky, budlight: Thanks for the good wishes.

Dave, thanks to you too...for offering to lug my steel!

budlight, my scope is exactly the same as yours.

Taos, I head back out west on Thanksgiving day...that time to Wyoming near Sundance.
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Old 10-15-2004, 05:35 AM
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Re: Mule Deer Hunt Next Week

Hey Len-- got a buddy of mine that's shooting a 6.5-284 XP-100 with a big 17" Shilen on it. He was running <3" @ 600 yds. recently with 140 A-Max. We went to the ITRC this yr. in Gillette, WY, and i watched him run 8 in a row @ 585 on 8" steel circles, then 2 more @ 685. All this with a screwed up (zero) 3-12X Burris LER.

He comes out here around Durango every year for a cow elk hunt, but then it's an XP-100 7.82 Patriot.

Good luck on you hunt.
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Old 10-15-2004, 05:53 AM
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Re: Mule Deer Hunt Next Week

Doesn't seem fair to the cow elk. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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