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459 Yard Buck

  1. ADMIN

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    This is a thread for discussion of the article, 459 Yard Buck, By Len Backus. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.
     
  2. royinidaho

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    It takes only one man with an idea and determination to bring it to fruition and trials of life that make it possible.

    Len, you done good!
     

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    Thanks Len, for the LongRangeHunting website.
     
  5. Buffalobob

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    A nice story for the 10th Anniversary
     
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    Happy Anniversary!

    Great story. Would love to be able to read some of the feedback you received.
     
  7. Eaglet

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    Very good writing Len. I'm glad they gave you grivance which pronted you to the creation of LRH. It truly has been a special place for me in over six years of membership.

    Thanks and Congratulations!

    Javier O Moncada
     
  8. Big Sky

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    Great story Len. I'm really glad that you are the type of person that can come up with a good idea/plan and then run with it. This is one of the classier sites in regards to hunting.
    Troy
     
  9. Len Backus

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    Guys, thanks, you make it more fun for me each year.
     
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    Great story and great site, Happy anniversary and Thank you.
     
  11. MachV

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    Happy anniversary Len. Its been an edjucational,entertaining and interesting 10 years.....
     
  12. Len Backus

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    MachV

    As soon as I saw your user name in the notification email I thought:

    "My gosh, there's one who's been here from the start."
     
  13. paphil

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    Great story!! My first long shot at a groundhog was 625 yards and I don't think I even hit it but I was real close, close enough for me to say "I can do this" and it has just gotten better ever since. We all owe a lot to you for being one of the founding fathers of long range shooting. I know you weren't the first but your willingness to share all this with others really has been tremendous and really has created a whole new industry. Thanks!

    PS the paperclip is missing from this thread!!
     
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  14. tucker9990

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    Great story, Len.

    I'm actually surprised to learn that long range hunting is such a niche segment of the hunting world as I've only ever been interested in rifles if they were highly accurate and highly capable of ... something.

    18 years ago I got interested in sniper rifles but never bought one because I had no use for one. Now that I'm finally living in the mountain West I'm looking forward to hunting, practically for the first time in my life, and have transferred that interest in military long range shooting and high quality rifles/technology into a new interest in elk hunting. I joined this site last week and joined the RMEF today.

    Looking forward to 10 more good years.