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


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

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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Unread 06-28-2007, 02:33 PM
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Re: NZ Wapiti Hunting


Only just spotted this thread;

Excellent pics and commentary!
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