471 shot

Discussion in 'Varmint Hunting' started by JDY, May 6, 2008.

  1. JDY

    JDY Well-Known Member

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    My longest shot to date. 471 yards .223 75gr Amax Savage 12 LRPV.
    First shot hit the ground hog but he was still kicking
    Shot #2 went 3'' high
    Shot #3 hit home ground hog rolled down the hill
    JDY
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  2. Parkerb14

    Parkerb14 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on your long shot. I recently got my longes kill on a pdog with the NXS 5.5-22X50 with help of the members recommendation.
     

  3. Parkerb14

    Parkerb14 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on your long shot. I recently got my longes kill on a pdog(561) with the NXS 5.5-22X50 NP-R2 with help of the members recommendation.
     
  4. Kevin Cram

    Kevin Cram <b>SPONSOR</b>

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    Congrats, now your hooked. It gets even better the further out you push it.
     
  5. wildcat

    wildcat Well-Known Member

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    JDY, I love the higher bc A-Max bullets, however, they just do not kill as well as the V-Max or Ballistic Tip bullets. Anyhow, great shot. I bet that fat hog would have been dead quickly if a 50grn v-max would have hit his big but.

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  6. shooterpunk2

    shooterpunk2 Well-Known Member

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    Great shot, what load do you use and whats the coal?
     
  7. Maico

    Maico Well-Known Member

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    JDY that looks like a Rutherfordton county cudzu patch there.
    All right fess up on your load info.