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Old 01-20-2013, 07:55 PM
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500 Yard+ elk kills

Anyone that has an elk kill at or above 500 yards if you could please post the exact distance of your longest kill on an elk, along with the gun and load combo, how terminal performance was, how far the animal went before expiring, approximate impact velocity (within 150 fps would be good), and maybe even a pic or two, it would be much appreciated. I want to learn and gather as much data as possible about hunting elk at LR and ELR. Thanks
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:26 PM
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Re: 500 Yard+ elk kills

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Anyone that has an elk kill at or above 500 yards if you could please post the exact distance of your longest kill on an elk, along with the gun and load combo, how terminal performance was, how far the animal went before expiring, approximate impact velocity (within 150 fps would be good), and maybe even a pic or two, it would be much appreciated. I want to learn and gather as much data as possible about hunting elk at LR and ELR. Thanks
610 yds one shot. 300 win mag 190vld ten steps and done. **600 -67.64 -10.76 0.00 0.00 2097 1855 0.71
Yds, inches of drop, moa, velocity,energy,time of flight
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Old 01-21-2013, 12:10 AM
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Re: 500 Yard+ elk kills

Thanks Toomanytracks, was there an exit hole? How big?
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:59 AM
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Re: 500 Yard+ elk kills

Riley, I know you have seen these but there are at least 6 elk kills beyond 500 yards in my thread about the 215 Bergers. There are photos , velocities and discriptions of all these kills too. Since it had so much of what you asked for I thought I would put a link here.

http://www.longrangehunting.com/foru...-hybrid-88657/

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Old 01-21-2013, 10:19 AM
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Riley, I know you have seen these but there are at least 6 elk kills beyond 500 yards in my thread about the 215 Bergers. There are photos , velocities and discriptions of all these kills too. Since it had so much of what you asked for I thought I would put a link here.

http://www.longrangehunting.com/foru...-hybrid-88657/

Jeff
Thanks Jeff, very good thread as always with lots of data. Whats your longest kill on an elk?
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:20 AM
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Re: 500 Yard+ elk kills

I dont have pictures of damage but I shot an elk at 985 with my lapua shooting 300SMK at 2750 and one at 850 both through the front shoulders. both were DRT the one at 985 penciled through. the one at 850 looked like a 1" pipe was driven through her shoulders.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:26 AM
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I dont have pictures of damage but I shot an elk at 985 with my lapua shooting 300SMK at 2750 and one at 850 both through the front shoulders. both were DRT the one at 985 penciled through. the one at 850 looked like a 1" pipe was driven through her shoulders.
Tikkamike, Awesome shot, takes lots of practice to be comfortable at that distance. I remember PMing you about the one at 985.
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