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Unread 11-11-2010, 11:45 PM
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Ouch

I gotta do a better job of making sure I have my EDGE solid on my shoulder while shooting prone. I'm sporting a nice smile over my eye!
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    Unread 11-12-2010, 08:26 AM
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    Re: Ouch

    Ummmm.... ooops! I've been kissed, but never punched. Doesn't look too comfortable. I'm assuming you don't have a break?

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    Unread 11-12-2010, 01:28 PM
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    Re: Ouch

    That sucks!
    My sporter weight unbraked 300 RUM got me pretty good 2 years ago when I killed my CO elk. Had to get in a funky position to make the shot. Still have a scar from that one...
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    Unread 11-12-2010, 06:30 PM
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    Re: Ouch

    when shooting prone, lots of extra clothes on, shooting up hill etc, it is easy to do. Most of us have done it atleast once!

    Besides the headache you got, it was still a blast! wow, we saw a lot of moose!
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    Unread 11-12-2010, 06:37 PM
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    Ouch... I got the first shot my good friend (trebark on here) fired from his sporter unbraked 300 RUM on video. 4.5" eye relief doesn't help if the stock doesn't fit and the scope hits you in the nose. Was lucky it didn't break or bust open the skin! Cool video though
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    Unread 11-12-2010, 10:33 PM
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    Re: Ouch

    Ever shoot a blackpowder inline with a 250 gr.projectile over 100 grs by volume of BH209 WITH the ramrod left in the barrel? Just say the bloodtrail was a good one..
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    Unread 11-12-2010, 10:57 PM
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    Re: Ouch

    If you set the eye relief all the way forward so that you have to move your head a little
    forward it will take the slack out of your neck and prevent your head from moving forward
    under recoil and also help prevent getting kissed by the scope when shooting in the prone
    position.

    On hard kicking rifles it is a must to have the most eye relief possible and setting the
    scope position to take advantage of it.

    As mentioned the right length stock is also very important to prevent the scope from
    giving you a ringer.

    So check the length of pull and the eye relief and this should not happen even if shooting
    from an awkward position.

    Just a few tips.

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