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Old 12-10-2012, 12:40 PM
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Just whitetail and groundhogs. Took a doe last year at 506yrds.
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:42 PM
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Just whitetail and groundhogs. Took a doe last year at 506yrds.
506 thats impressive. farthest shot on an animal so far for me was a doe at 275 in the head. but i just got my gun a few months ago. i wana stretch it out one of these days its just hard finding a long shot in south Texas brush.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:10 PM
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We have some alfalfa and orchard grass fields, can get 1200 if we shoot across all four. The main reason I shoot my 308 is that its cheap to shoot, I don't have much in it, and I can beat it around and not worry about it, but in all honesty I would take a longer shot on a whitetail with my 16lb light gun in 6br than I would with my 308, a 105 vld at 3030fps is pretty effective and its also dirt cheap to shoot.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:12 PM
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We have some alfalfa and orchard grass fields, can get 1200 if we shoot across all four. The main reason I shoot my 308 is that its cheap to shoot, I don't have much in it, and I can beat it around and not worry about it, but in all honesty I would take a longer shot on a whitetail with my 16lb light gun in 6br than I would with my 308, a 105 vld at 3030fps is pretty effective and its also dirt cheap to shoot.
6br is a sweet gun they gut that built me my gun is trying to sell me one know but i dont have 6k to spend on another gun right know, haha im still in college.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:52 PM
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i bet it is light though my .308 is not much of a hunting rifle weighing in around 14lbs
Mine aint light either, 17.5 lb. with bipod hooked up.......
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:04 PM
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Mine aint light either, 17.5 lb. with bipod hooked up.......
wow do you pack it hunting.
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:44 AM
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I tried the Lapua palma brass and didn't see much difference in accuracy. In most cases it was a little less accurate plus the flash hole is smaller and a pain to resize with regular dies. I finally got some de-capping dies to use and made it a lot easier. My friend just shot a mule deer in colorado at 670 yards with 168 a-maxes and I was very impressed with the results..308 palma-img_20121102_092550.jpg
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