First LR-kill: 415 yards

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by SakoVarmint, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. SakoVarmint

    SakoVarmint Active Member

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    Recently got my first LR-kill. Desided to go for a small target. Dont know the english name, but the size of it is about a duck. Measured 415 yards. My first LR-shot. 40 grs. v-max in 22-250 with a Zeiss Conquest 6,5-20x50 - bipod. One-shot, direct hit. Vind was straight in front to me.

    Incredible fun and satisfying that the ballistic chart did in fact match the clicks at that range.

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  2. Holmes

    Holmes Well-Known Member

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    Good show!!

    You realise of course, the addiction of the discipline has a greater hold now than ever before!

    Again, congrats, and shoot well.

    ~Holmes
     

  3. EXPRESS

    EXPRESS Well-Known Member

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    just an interesting side not, I found that the JBM ballistics calculater was out by 2moa at 600m the other day...
     
  4. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

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    Congrats on your shot! The distance you mentioned caused me to think again about my elk hunt this past November. I hunt with a specialty handgun (Rem. XP-100) in 7.82 Patriot. With the use of Leica rangefinder, Exbal software, chronograph, with a 180 grain SGK @ 2785 FPS from the muzzle, I was able to make a clean shot on a cow elk @ 416 yards. I was prone shooting off my pack, with my hunting buddy Steve Hugel right behind me spotting for me. It is not my longest shot on an elk with a specialty handgun, but my most satisfying one.
    Ernie