Accurate rifles suck at 1073 yards

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Jim the Plumber17, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Jim the Plumber17

    Jim the Plumber17 Active Member

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    Went out to shoot the first rounds in over a week, which for me is about 7 days longer than normal.
    Took my Rbros built 338 Lapua with some 300 grain MK's over 100.5 grains of WC872. Drove 20 minutes up into the hills above the house.
    Found a canyon and ranged a .7mil wide x.5mil tall rock at 1073 yards. Dialed up 31MOA. Prone off a Harris bipod and Redman rear bag. 3-7 mph tail wind with a slight push left. Held favoring right and squeezed one off. Center hit on the rock and no witnesses, FuK. Stood up and thought about it for a minute, should I just go home or try 4 more?? Went with 4 more, all hit the rock in about a .3 mil area. Way happy I took the 4 more!
    Target rock is just right of the pointy evergreen, in the rock slide.
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  2. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    Per the title, whatchabitchinabout!

    That's pretty fair for a guy shooting a rifle with the bolt on the handicapped side.:D

    Oh! and by the way, the 4 more then again and then one more time is how I shot out a darn good barrel.:rolleyes:
     

  3. winmag

    winmag Well-Known Member

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    +1 pertty fair indeed. Im still laughin Roy:D
     
  4. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Still unclear as to why your stuck but wow thats some shooting.

    Did you mil the range?
     
  5. Jim the Plumber17

    Jim the Plumber17 Active Member

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    I was being facetious, tho I must say I was slightly bummed not having a witness.
     
  6. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Easy guys. There's a Chinese proverb that goes like this:

    Righthanded Man with Bolt on left may not be handicapped...just dumb:D:D:D

    1073 yards some good shooting. Stop worrying about having a witness...so far it doesn't look like anyone here isn't believing you.:)
     
  7. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe you!!!:D Just kidding. Sounds like a good time and some great shooting.

    Take Care,
    Tank
     
  8. blipelt

    blipelt Well-Known Member

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    You guys are just jealous you aren't left handed.

    Left handed=right side brain function
    Right handed=left side brain function
    Ambidextrous= both side brain function

    Besides being normal is boring.


    Brent