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Old 06-27-2013, 03:50 AM
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Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

id be interesting to see how many people there is on here that are from vic.
and a little about your h0w you hunt. cal. bullet. scope. e.g.


I just got my first LR sambar Rig a tikka T3 Lite 7mm rem mag with a NF F1 scope on a MCS T4 stock, I've had grate success with the lites getting some nice 15cm groups at 550yds with a 270 win..
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Old 07-25-2013, 07:16 AM
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Re: Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

I am from Vic. Have TRG 42 to use for Camel cull this year in NT. When back home will be on the Deer.
Broke stock on 375 H&H Mag. so acquired a TRG 42 in 300 Win Mag, Leupold 3 - 19 VRX 6. Will be interesting carrying it on 4 Wheeler.
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Old 09-09-2013, 11:14 PM
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Re: Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

Just saw this thread!
I spend a lot of time in NE Vic, have numerous properties to hunt on, mostly dairy farms with large plots of land. The ranges I hunt from are between 500m to 800m in very sreep country, which sometimes causes me to pass on certain animals due to the terrain they're in.
I have 2 rifles I use for this, neither are what a traditional long range outfit would intail, even though I do have a long range rifle built around a Rem Sendero in 300WinMag, It's just too heavy to carry in this terrain. I use a Kimber 8400 in 300WinMag with a 26" barrel, Leupy 3.5-10x40 VX-III, it's quite capable to 1000m, although getting a steady rest in that type of terrain isn't that easy. My other rifle is a Win Model 70 S/S with 26" barrel in 338WinMag, same scope as above, it's capable to 800m, but I don't shoot past 600m with this outfit.

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Old 10-22-2013, 03:32 AM
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Re: Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

Yep, West of Horsham. Dont shoot long range just pop fox and cats.
Browning X Bolt 243 with VX-L 6.5-20 x56 & Browning T Bolt HMR17 with VX-L 3.5-10 x50. Love the 17 on cats and real good on fox to about 100 - 120 m.
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Old 10-25-2013, 05:13 AM
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Re: Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

I take my short-range rifle when I go sambar hunting...a .338 Ruger Compact Mag.
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Old 11-08-2013, 05:49 PM
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Re: Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

G'day, im from the outskirts of Melbourne and the sambar start 15 min up the road from my place. Currently running a 7mm Rem Mag and a 300 WSM.
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Old 05-10-2014, 03:12 AM
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Re: Whos From Australia Victoria? and do LR sambar hunting

Hi Stu from Broadford. Hunt anyway i can and not as often as i would like.
Strasser 30 06, Tikka fluted camo synthetic stainless and
Sako 75 Synthetic stainless 7mm stw
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