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637 yard groundhog with an AR-15????...huh?

 
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:13 PM
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love hearing that safety going from safe to semi, brings back memories....
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Re: 637 yard groundhog with an AR-15????...huh?

Nice work! just put a 6.5 Grendel together......hope to flatten some Michigan varmints with it!

Still drool over that 6.5x61 super, have any other vids of that long range critter duster.
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Nice work! just put a 6.5 Grendel together......hope to flatten some Michigan varmints with it!

Still drool over that 6.5x61 super, have any other vids of that long range critter duster.
here you go......I hope to get my new scope for her tomorrow = Vortex PST 6-24x50 FFP







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Re: 637 yard groundhog with an AR-15????...huh?

That was fun!
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:04 AM
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Re: 637 yard groundhog with an AR-15????...huh?

Do you use Vortex scopes on other rifles? how do they compare to the other big name scopes (clarity, tracking, function of A/O and positive turent click)

Thanks for the video......love that build on a Winchesteer WSSM receiver! now I have ideas for my 25WSSM when it's rebuild time.

6.5x61Super on a WSSM action:
Did you remove the ejector due to the small receiver opening? or do you extract the bolt to remove the spent case.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:28 AM
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Re: 637 yard groundhog with an AR-15????...huh?

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Do you use Vortex scopes on other rifles? how do they compare to the other big name scopes (clarity, tracking, function of A/O and positive turent click)

Thanks for the video......love that build on a Winchesteer WSSM receiver! now I have ideas for my 25WSSM when it's rebuild time.

6.5x61Super on a WSSM action:
Did you remove the ejector due to the small receiver opening? or do you extract the bolt to remove the spent case.


Vortex Glass on all of my centerfires, I had a Nightforce BR 8-32x56mm on my 6.5x61Super, very nice, however the 1/8MOA clicks was way TOO MUCH when I shoot tactical course or take long shots on groundhogs!!

The Vortex Glass is very comparable albeit at a better price = $500 buys a lot of bullets, powder, and primers!!


ON empty brass I can eject as normal, the brass clears the ejection port no issues. Kind of amazing when you think I have a LONG ACTION cartridge in a super short action..The BENEFIT = the super short action of the WSSM is VERY VERY STIFF = accurate


My gunsmith helped collaborate on the 6.5x61Super build, I had Dave Kiff at PTG make me a custom 6.5x61Super reamer....if you are interested, I'll PM my gunsmith's name to you.

The rifle flat out shoots 1/4MOA out to 1,200 yards
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Re: 637 yard groundhog with an AR-15????...huh?

Why did you get rid of the 6.5x61 super? What gun smith did you used?
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