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Took my first long range shot that wasn't at paper and missed!

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Unread 03-30-2009, 06:47 PM
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Took my first long range shot that wasn't at paper and missed!

Yep, I missed twice on a ground hog at 647 yds! I was buy myself and couldn't see the impacts but they were close enough to make it run both times. After the second shot I looked at my windage and realized I dialed 4 moa instead of two for the half value on the shot. Oh well He'll be there tomorrow when I get home. He lives one hill over from my back yard, for now............
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    Re: Took my first long range shot that wasn't at paper and missed!

    I think we have all been there. My greatest miss was on a woodchuck at 25yrds with my ar shot right over him. Hope that makes you feel better.
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    Yep, I missed twice on a ground hog at 647 yds! I was buy myself and couldn't see the impacts but they were close enough to make it run both times. After the second shot I looked at my windage and realized I dialed 4 moa instead of two for the half value on the shot. Oh well He'll be there tomorrow when I get home. He lives one hill over from my back yard, for now............
    Lovin' it. If I had 50 bucks for every time I've done that I could afford some kind of a new toy.
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    Well he was out there again today, and I dialed correctly and killed him on the first shot at 710 yards!!!! To say that I am pumped is an understatement!!!!!!! I was able to get my sight picture back after breaking the shot and see the last bit of vapor trail going right into him!!
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    GO WAMPUM!!!!!

    That really does feel good, doesn't it??
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    REDEMPTION......you gotta love it when that happens.

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    Re: Took my first long range shot that wasn't at paper and missed!

    Great shot!!! What did you shoot him with?
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