1/2 mile kill with a 223 LRPV

Discussion in 'Varmint Hunting' started by Ring, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. Ring

    Ring Well-Known Member

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    875yards!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    223 60gr Btip hand load
    8 MOA of windage
    drop -293.85in -32.07MOA * *1018FPS impact speed 138FP 1.57TOF

    875 yards = 0.497159091 mi
    baby in the HEAD while laying down!
    that would make the target 5" x 10"

    video tomorrow
    4 whitenesses...
    ill also post pics of the bullets recovered from the impact zone

    the kill

    [img width=600 height=450]http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/9473/sspx0028.jpg[/img]

    [img width=600 height=450]http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/7898/sspx0026r.jpg[/img]



    the gun

    [img width=600 height=450]http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/9722/sspx0211.jpg[/img]
    [img width=600 height=450]http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/4015/sspx0195.jpg[/img]
     
  2. Slopeshunter

    Slopeshunter Well-Known Member

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    Very nice shooting, congrats!
     

  3. D.A.T.

    D.A.T. Well-Known Member

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    congrats sir,excellent shooting
     
  4. Ring

    Ring Well-Known Member

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  5. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Excellent and thanks for sharing.

    Here's a 1000 yard shot on a gopher by another LRH member.

    YouTube - 1000 gopher.wmv

    Ed
     
  6. D.A.T.

    D.A.T. Well-Known Member

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    i was wondering how the crossfires were.im looking for a scope that dont break the bank.(im married w/2 teenagers)so you really like it?
     
  7. Ring

    Ring Well-Known Member

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    i posted this last year i think....







    i needed a new scope for a varmit gun i have, and i wanted something good, but not costing more then my gun..

    i did some reading and heard some good things on Vortex. 1 of the biggest was its "craftsmen like" no BS warranty
    so i decided to buy the Crossfire 6-24x50 AO

    the scope and glass looked great for the cash, but the turrets were a bit "wobbly"

    i called Vortex and asked if this was fixable or did it need to be replaced.

    tech support said it would need to be replaced and i could send it in at any time to be replaced.

    since it still held zero well, it wasn't a huge issue at the time and since im in prime varmit killing time i didnt want my gun to be down sending it in to be replaced.

    so i asked if they could send me a replacement and a return shipping label to send mine back.

    they said no problem and "Brian" even went into the warehouse to hand pick the replacement.
    Brian called me a few hours after and let me know the all of the scopes in this model "tall target turrets" seem to have a "bit" of a small wobble in the turret and he was taking the issue to higher up's. but he picked the scope with the least play and sent that.




    i received the new scope in a few days and took it out to varmit and all was good.
    a week goes by and i had to send Brian this email

    man i have bad luck.. The scope was working grate till my gun slid off
    my car and bent the eye piece. So it looks like i my need for u to send
    out another replacement.


    his answer?

    "we can do that, same address?"

    seriously?... what more could you ask from a company?

    i will recommend these to anyone that asks. and i hope this helps to sell a few more.


    Russ
     
  8. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Great shooting, look forward to seeing the video.
     
  9. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    1002 yards on a gopher absolutely amazing.
     
  10. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    223? my goodness, next thing we'll hear will be 500 yards using a BB gun. :D

    Amazing shooting!!!
     
  11. foreign

    foreign Well-Known Member

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    hey ring. i was wonting to know a little bout you load and groups at 100 and so on. im currently working on loads in the .223. want to have a 600m bunnie gun.
    thanks
     
  12. Ring

    Ring Well-Known Member

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    my old load, that was good under 400 was 40gr moly vmax, 28gr w748, this at 200y was under 1 inch.

    my new load is

    60gr nosler Btip, HBN coated
    mag primer
    26.5 gr w748
    a tad under a inch at 200


    i also load 75gr amax and bthp's