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Unread 11-10-2004, 12:00 AM
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My Big one.

I just thought Id'e share some pix of the buck I took on opening day.
I realize it probably wouldn't be considered long range.I took him at 200 yds. And He went down without taking a step.
This is the biggest buck I have ever shot.
So naturally I was/am excited! He has a 21" spread and the main beams are 25" long!
with the longest spike being 10" long! [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
I used my .308 with a 168gr.nosler combined technology.
The .308 is a remingtom 700 action,sleeved bolt,tactical bolt handle,McMillan stock,pillar bedded with teflon coated barrel and action. all the work was done by myself. This gun was my guinea pig when I first started gunsmithing.And whenever I want to try something new I do it to this one first.The gun shoots very well and was prepared to take a 500yd. shot.
the dear was shot in the hills of North Dakota about 15 miles from my home.Pictures were taken at my home because I didn't take a camera with me.
enjoy the pix. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]








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    Unread 11-10-2004, 12:30 AM
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    Re: My Big one.

    Nice!
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    Very nice! [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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    Beautiful buck. Way to go!

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    Re: My Big one.

    Congratulations!
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    Unread 11-10-2004, 06:58 AM
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    Re: My Big one.

    You sure don't see one like that every day! Congratulations.
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    Re: My Big one.

    That's a nice deer by any standards! [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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