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Unread 02-25-2003, 11:48 AM
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    Unread 03-02-2003, 03:25 AM
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    Re: Ever use Starke bullets? Photos

    Shot a goose once at 575 yds. with an XP-100 .17 Mach IV, and one of Starke's 30 gr HP's, believe it or not. I don't imagine that has a whole lot of application here though.
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    SS,

    Everybody Knows those useless barrel fouling, throat eroding, wind blown little 17 caliber bullets can't shoot that far or be used on anything larger than a house cat. [img]images/icons/rolleyes.gif[/img] That goose must have been ready to die anyway and just fell over about the time you shot. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]

    Kind of like a few hundred coyotes who have fallen over dead at the same time I pointed my 17 Remington at them. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]

    I have used the 115 grain Starkes in my 7 MM RM to take several coyotes out to 600 yards. Under 300, that big HP tends to do a lot more ripping and tearing than I find necessary. But they have been fairly accurate and good for a lot of one shot kills.

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    Tim, not to get off the subject here, but have you tried Todd Kindler's new 30 gr. Gold? A friend tells me it's a very well designed BTHP, with a good B.C. He's taken several 500 yd. dogs with it, and actually got one at a lasered 645 yds. at around 4000 f.p.s. m.v. from a wildcatted PPC case. The guy's Blaine Eddy out of UT--used to write some for Small Caliber News.
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    By the way, Boyd, You should try calling him (Clint Starke). He's a heck of a nice guy. Must be something wrong with his computer or something. He's not the type to ignore someone.
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    SS,

    This is the first I've heard of them. I had my 17 Remington completely rebuilt last fall. It now holds a 27" HV Lilja barrel with a tight neck chamber.

    My intentions were to swap out the Vari-X II scope on in this Spring for one designed for LR shooting. But I got a wild hair and ordered a new 300 Tomahawk a month ago. Need a new scope for it too.

    Slipping two new Leupolds in the house this spring is going to require some fancy talking to the wife. [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]
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    I tell ya, this guy Eddy is INTO it. He kills over a hundred in a fur season, and he says this is the only .17 cal. bullet to shoot. His screen name is Low Dog, I think, and he's on www.predatormasters, or accuratereloading. I can't remember which. He's very much into the accuracy part.
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