Couple of Buffalo down *video*

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  1. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday was the day of the big "hunt" went out to a guys farm and shot a couple of buffalo. We just bought the animals for meat but thought since they needed killed we may as well do the killing. they were only about 100 yards away and as you can see they werent going anywhere. Regardless it was fun dumping a big creature with a big gun. We got them both on video. Mine is the second one in the video. **click on the first pic to play the video**

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  2. CB11WYO

    CB11WYO Well-Known Member

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    Dang! Little more meaning to "dropping like a ton of bricks" lol :D
     

  3. HARPERC

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    I was wondering yesterday if you were solid on your feet yet.

    Looked like buying 2, secondary to a pass through could be a real possibility. A swat at a fly could have got an extra tail on that first one. That big bull behind yours at the end, looked like he could test that .416 limits.

    Good looking rifle I need to find a #1.

    Looks like the freezer is good for a while.
     
  4. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys, I wish they had been bigger but for what it was (filling the freezer) its was a lot more fun that the grocery store. and I didnt have to gut skin or load them so it was a pretty good deal as far as that goes. hopefully I draw a Buffalo tag someday so I can test the 416 out on a 2k lb'r
     
  5. Timber338

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    Quick, clean and humane. nice work. Enjoy the meat!!

    I couldn't really tell from the video, where was the shot placement? Your shot looked like a head shot?
     
  6. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Brians was mid neck, mine was right behind the ear. it broke the last vertibrae before the skull.
     
  7. Timber338

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    Bullseye!!!gun)
     
  8. HARPERC

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    How's that .416 shooting, and is that scope base standing up to it?
     
  9. Tikkamike

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    Rifle is actually shooting better than I expected to be able to shoot with it. its under 1/2" at 100 yards and the base id very strong and solid. It was a good purchase and well worth the money in my opinion. If I ever buy another #1 I will buy another. the whole set up is pretty dang stout. It has been riding the rack on my 4wheeler for a couple weeks (in a padded case) and it hasnt affected it one bit.
     
  10. Timber338

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    That pic you posted really is cool, and your #1 .416 sure is a stout rifle. I would like to point out the obvious, that you did not shoot that buffalo with your Tikka ... so you might need to change your screen name to #1Mike, at least while you are fresh off this kill. :rolleyes:
     
  11. jhibbard24

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    just curious but where at is the buffalo ranch. always thought of doing that for meat. what was the cost of the animal
     
  12. Brewer

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    very nice
     
  13. benchracer

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    Now THAT is THE way to fill one's freezer! Glad to know the #1 is holding up and that you are pleased with it. Excellent shooting!
     
  14. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    I dont think it was a ranch with a name its just a guy with a few buffalo and wanted to thin out his herd a little. pretty small operation. they were $1500 a piece