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Unread 11-10-2011, 04:27 PM
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My .308 Rem 700

Do you all think that this is ready for out to 700 yards? I've have shot groups out to 500 with 3.5" groups.


@ 200 yards

@ 100 yards
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    Unread 11-10-2011, 10:41 PM
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    Re: My .308 Rem 700

    You're shooting well under MOA at 500 so the rifle is certainly capable. Now it's just a matter of marksmanship on your part and of course getting your drop and wind right.

    Nice looking rig there.
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    Unread 11-11-2011, 09:52 AM
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    Re: My .308 Rem 700

    Yep, your ready. Walk it on out there and give it heck! Nice rifle by the way.

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    Re: My .308 Rem 700

    Range it, dope it, dial it, breathe, hold, squeeze the trigger, watch bullet strike target threw scope!

    Load 175grain VLDs in your 308 and shoot them as far as you can see.
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    Unread 11-11-2011, 10:29 AM
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    Re: My .308 Rem 700

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    Range it, dope it, dial it, breathe, hold, squeeze the trigger, watch bullet strike target threw scope!

    Load 175grain VLDs in your 308 and shoot them as far as you can see.
    Actually exhale slowly and naturally and relax.

    Time your squeeze for the shot to go off when you hit that max relax point in the exhale.

    That point is somewhere between half and 3/4 of the way through exhaling.
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    Re: My .308 Rem 700

    Rifle by itself looks like its ready to shoot a mile!! Anything under MOA in real hunting conditions to me says let the lead fly. If the lead aint flying he aint dieing!! (After you get as close to the animal as possible) If its 1000yds think about what 1MOA is---- 10" if its a deer that could spell disaster. Just something to think about
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    Unread 11-15-2011, 09:49 PM
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    Re: My .308 Rem 700

    Had a good weekend, Hunter has taken his 3rd deer this year. He shot this little buck Saturday morning at about 7:30am at 80yards or so with my 308, he hit it good and it went about 30 yards and piled up. Saturday evening we had 3 does come into the field about 30 minutes before dark. I was manning the gun first, they were about 350 yards away and I didn't feel good at that far with the wind howling. They closed the distance to about 279 yard and I dialed the scope up 3 moa and let it rip she dropped in her tracks. Then the other doe ran closer and I let Hunter take a 175 yard shot on one and he dropped her where she stood. No good bucks this weekend but the freezer is full.
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    Hunter getting ready

    Hunter's Buck

    Stand on the opposite side of the field

    Sorry no pictures of the does it got dark on us and I didn't get any pics.
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