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7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

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Unread 11-22-2010, 02:57 PM
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Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

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Where at in southern California? I have knocked down some good ones within 3 hours of home in Bakersfield
I am down here in San Diego D16, there are a few big bucks but ya gotta hunt them hard, makes it that much more fun. I hear there are some big bucks in D17 I may put in for that zone next year as it isn't too far.
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    Unread 11-22-2010, 05:42 PM
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    Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

    Michigan lots of antlerless permits and we can kill two bucks per person.There are some countys in michigan you can get 1- 2 antlerless permits a day.But rifle season is from nov-15-30

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    Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

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    I need to try that load assuming the speer can expand at 1800 fps that load gets you 1863 FPS , 1092 lbs energy at *700* yards if launched at 2900 fps 3000 ft altitude. I think I'll try that 145 gr speer I have some RL 17 that may get the fps
    ---this is interesting G1 BC of .502 with a cross wind of 3 mph you don't get into any meaningful wind drift until 500 yards.
    Look at the Ballistic tips also, I use the 120 at 3158 ft/sec velocity and the 140 at 3020 ft/sec
    and at extreme distances they expand well.

    The 120 grain Ballistic tip at over 3100 is deadly on deer at 500+yards and in.

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    Unread 11-24-2010, 09:14 AM
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    Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

    enigma- what kind of rifle?
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    Unread 11-24-2010, 04:03 PM
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    Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

    Thompson encore with a 24 inch barrel.

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    Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

    If a 308 can do it why not a 284. Weight for weight a 7mm has a better B.C.
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    Re: 7mm-08 good of whitetails at 569 yards.

    Congrats: It sounds like you are putting the rangefinder to good use!
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