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My newest Deer Hunting Rifle Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC

 
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Old 06-19-2010, 07:04 PM
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My newest Deer Hunting Rifle Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC

I purchased my first ever military style rifle for hunting predators/deer/black bear this spring after a lot of research I went with a OD green 18.6" Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC that I am loading with the new Barnes 95gr TTSX bullets @ 2825fps.

In actual field conditions I am getting an average of 3" 3 shot groups @ 300 yards and 6" 3 shot groups @ 400 yards.

The new 95gr TTSX are designed to expand down to 1600fps which makes this a 450 yard deer cartridge/bullet combo but I will not be shooting deer beyond 330 yards which is my personal limit for hunting with this rifle/cartridge combo.

Here is a pic of the rifle I have a Leupold VX111 4.5-14X40mm Varmint reticle 30mm tube side focus scope installed.



Was out black bear hunting with my 3 year old son and 9 month old Chessy a few weeks ago we all had a great time but no bears came home with us.



Here is how I carry it on my quad the other rifle is a shortened to 21" Rem 700 LSS in 375RUM loaded with 260gr Accubonds/RL 17 @ 3020fps.

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Old 06-19-2010, 11:30 PM
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Re: My newest Deer Hunting Rifle Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC

Thats pretty cool. I need to take a look at those rifles. Looks fun. Great pics and your huntin buddy looks like he's havin a good time too. Good post thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:46 PM
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Re: My newest Deer Hunting Rifle Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC

Great pics especially the one of your son. Always good to build the memories. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-20-2010, 04:56 PM
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Re: My newest Deer Hunting Rifle Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC

Thanks for the comments here are a couple more pics from the trip...







and oops found this freak mud hole had to get a tow truck first time in 25 years I needed help to get out.

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Old 06-20-2010, 05:16 PM
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Re: My newest Deer Hunting Rifle Robinson Arms XCR-L in 6.8SPC

Nice pic`s thanks for sharing always great to see some one new to the sport.
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Old 06-20-2010, 05:19 PM
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The one with your boy and the rainbow....Priceless. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:21 PM
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Nice pic`s thanks for sharing always great to see some one new to the sport.
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Hope your meaning the little guy because I have been at it for about 45 of my 50 years...
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