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Old 06-15-2009, 03:19 PM
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Chester, VA
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Greetings from VA

I'm a long time lurker, finally registered. I live in central Virginia but do most of my "long range" hunting (deer and groundhogs mostly, some predators) in southwestern Virginia. I'm currently killing critters with a Rem. 700 SPS Tactical in .308 with a Bell & Carlson Medalist A3 Tactical stock, Badger Ordnance bolt knob, Harris swiveling 9-12", and Leupold VX-III 6.5-20x40 on top. With my handloads, 1/2" @ 100 is the norm, occasionally I will get my head on straight and shoot a 1/4" group. I also have a Rem. 700 SPS in .243 that is far less glamorous to look at, but it still shoot's 1/2" with good handloads.

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Old 06-15-2009, 03:23 PM
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Re: Greetings from VA

Welcome to Long Range Hunting. Now that we know who you are there's no more lurking.
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Old 06-15-2009, 05:41 PM
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Location: Fredericksburg VA
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Re: Greetings from VA

You might want to go right over the border and shoot the Fclass matches with your 308 at Oak Ridge. The 308 is perfect for the FTR class and lot of good practice.

BH
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Old 06-19-2009, 12:47 PM
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Re: Greetings from VA

BH,

I have been watching the videos and reading the articles around here about F-Class matches and I hope to get into one within the next year or so. I am inexperienced at anything past 600 yards (except for a few bursts with the M2 .50 BMG in Iraq...), so I think I will have to do some work to get confident up to 1000. I will definitely need to work on my ballistics chart since I only have good data for my current load out to 400. But in any case, I look forward to seeing some of you guys at a match someday!
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Old 06-19-2009, 06:26 PM
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Location: mathias wv
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Re: Greetings from VA

welcome neighbor, I lob lead at deer and chucks up in wv, use to hunt shenadoah county va every year but due to a change in carreers and other things I gave up hunting va.
RR
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