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My 6.5-270 WSM XP and 6.5-20 HUMR

 
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Old 10-02-2009, 03:35 PM
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Re: 6.5-284 XP & FFP ART Antelope

[QUOTE=Ernie;318248]Although slightly off topic since I used MOA with a 6.5-20 FFP Leupold ART reticle.
Here is a uncommon doe antelope I shot at 420 yards in a 10mph full value wind using the ART reticle. I originally was going to shoot at 500 yards, but Steve was having a difficult time seeing the view screen of the camera (Glare).
Rear-grip McRee stock, Kelbly trigger, McGowen barrel, Holland Radial Brake and Leupold FFP 6.5-20 with ART. Using the reticle made it easy to handle the changing distances as the animals continued to move.
On a side note we learned it is difficult for the spotter to do his job and try to film at the same time
Used the Berger 140 VLD and it performed great. 1-shot and she was down quickly. Personally I was very pleased how I doped the wind. it was fairly constant and that sure made it easier.


That was a great shot...but unfortunately not on film. Next time i guess.
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Old 10-02-2009, 03:44 PM
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Re: My 6.5-270 WSM XP and 6.5-20 HUMR

Steve,
You forgot to mention on the same day you dropped a doe with one shot at 300 yards with the same rig as well-Good job!
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Old 10-02-2009, 06:45 PM
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Re: My 6.5-270 WSM XP and 6.5-20 HUMR

That is some excellent shooting from both of you. I had the great opportunity to meet Steve and Ernie last week in WY. Not only great shots but more than willing to help anyone else that is aspiring to push the envelope of long range handgunning. Those are some great scopes, plan on a few in the next couple of weeks myself.
Great shooting again!!!
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Old 10-04-2009, 02:43 AM
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Re: My 6.5-270 WSM XP and 6.5-20 HUMR

Hey Tom--can't wait to play with the Nightforce too. Check went out yesterday. Great to meet u in WY.
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Old 10-05-2009, 08:47 PM
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Re: My 6.5-270 WSM XP and 6.5-20 HUMR

Very nice rig sscoyote and great shot. I do have a question though. Does your zero change when you go from a BRbipod and sandbag rest to a sitting position with a tall bipod with the grip resting on your knee?
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Old 10-05-2009, 10:20 PM
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I'm not sure John. I'll have to check that some this year. I know that's the position i get in often, and i haven't noticed a problem--have u? I'll post another pic of 1 i shot at 330 or so with this same rig tomorrow. That 1 i took from the sit using the tall bipod and soft-sided stadium seat.
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Old 10-08-2009, 03:35 PM
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Re: My 6.5-270 WSM XP and 6.5-20 HUMR

I seem to shoot about lower @ 100yds when I go from a BR bipod to a tall bipod with my XP 6mm-223 and H-S 6mmBR. I do not have muzzle brakes on them and wonder if that would make a difference. I always hunt with a tall bipod and sight in with it on.
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