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My first elk...5X5 @ 575 yds...6.5-284...w/Pics

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Unread 10-17-2013, 09:43 PM
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Re: My first elk...5X5 @ 575 yds...6.5-284...w/Pics

Great Job Buddy! Glad to see all the years of tag soup come to an end! this whole long range thing has been an adventure. Thanks for all the coaching!
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    SBruce, thanks for that story and pics! Hey, mind sharing details about the rifle and load? I have some test loads ready for my 6.5-284 and 140 Berger hunting VLD.
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    Shane - great stalk (kinda wish you had trudged through the mud though), nice shooting and great write up!
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    Great story,,,Thanks!!!
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    Very cool! We're seeing a lot of cool stories this year, great to see!
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    Congrats again Shane, wish we were there for the kill. Glad those tracks Jared and I found lead to something!
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    Congrats on the shot and thank you for the well written story.
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