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The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

 
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:02 PM
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The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

I took this 8 pt buck with my MGM Shillen barrel T/C Contender 30-30AI in east NC last week. Shot was 90 yards in a logging path between to cut overs. 125 Nosler ballistic tip pushed with 33 grs IMR 4198, WW case and Wolf LR primer average 2670 fps. Placed the bullet in the right shoulder as he quartered toward me. He jumped about 6' in the air and did a little break dance came down and nose plowed 25 yards and crashed dead. Bullet exited middle of off side ribcage and wiped out every thing in between.
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:07 PM
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Re: The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

Nice. Good shooting with a dog leg. Congrats.
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Old 11-22-2013, 05:42 PM
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Re: The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

excellent!
I used to hunt with a contender 14" 3030win, 150 grn nosler partition 30 grn IMR3031 & strd primer. Took a few deer and a antelope with it. A very accurate gun for sure.
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Old 12-06-2013, 07:51 PM
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Re: The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

Nice deer. Ballistic Tips are pretty mean, huh.
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:11 PM
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Re: The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

Congrats!!! I've always wanted a T/C contender just haven't com across the deal I need to buy one. I'd say you've got a keeper for sure.
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Old 12-20-2013, 06:56 PM
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Re: The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

Good shooting! Nice buck too. Congrates!

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Old 12-30-2013, 12:23 PM
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Re: The Contender in 30-30AI strikes again.

I've always appreciated the added performance that P.O. Ackley's modification makes but the 30-30AI is a real 'efficiency expert'. Thanks for sharing.
You've just forged my expectations in stone!
Love the contender.
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