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Took most the season but elk down

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Unread 12-05-2013, 07:28 PM
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Re: Took most the season but elk down

Congrats. I am always torn about using "target" bullets on game and always want to switch but some of my loads are so good and performance is as well that I can't seem to do it. Glad others seem to agree.
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    Re: Took most the season but elk down

    I really wanted to test the targets first so I picked some up and worked up a load and was extremely happy with my accuracy and the same with performance on game.

    Hope to snag a few wolves with it to see the affects. I have to get out of the big game hunting mode aka(shot placement) and switch to the wolf hunting mode... Fur and boom!!

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    Congrats. I am always torn about using "target" bullets on game and always want to switch but some of my loads are so good and performance is as well that I can't seem to do it. Glad others seem to agree.
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    Re: Took most the season but elk down

    Entrance on out side right behind front shoulder

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    Entrance on inside

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    Exit through the base of the neck

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    Entrance side of body

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    Tons of energy was released upon impact as you can see.. Didn't lose hardly any meat. A small amount of the front shoulder on the entrance side was lost even though it wasn't hit. If you look very closely I have a yellow pen in the entrance hole.
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    Re: Took most the season but elk down

    Great job and a great write up. The quartering away moving target is a very tough shot to make once you get beyond 300yds. Quartering away uphill is even tougher.

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