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NZ Wapiti Hunting

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Unread 06-27-2007, 08:29 AM
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Re: NZ Wapiti Hunting

NZ

Looking at the pictures I notice that you may have a brake on the end of the barrel. Is that the case? If so how do you find the noise level and what type of brake is it (thats if you have one fitted of course).

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Jon
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    Unread 06-28-2007, 03:20 AM
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    Re: NZ Wapiti Hunting

    Robbor,
    Its a 26" number 4 contour fluted Lilja.
    Jon 2,
    Yes, its a copy of a Vais brake I made. We carry the gun with no brake and the thread protector fitted for "spook and shoot" shots, but if there's time as with most long shots, we fit the brake and use ear plugs, brakes are loud!
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    Unread 06-28-2007, 04:26 AM
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    Re: NZ Wapiti Hunting

    Okay Greg how about showing us a pic of the big stag you shot [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img], that set of antlers in the boat has much better brow tines
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    Re: NZ Wapiti Hunting

    NZ,

    Only just spotted this thread;

    Excellent pics and commentary!
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