hows this setup for starters.

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by 280AIman, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. 280AIman

    280AIman Well-Known Member

    Dec 14, 2007
    I'am just starting to get into longrange hunting, and am new to this forum, was wondering if my 280AI was a good choice, it is built on a Remington action has a Douglas premium barrel 26" with a H&S precision stock, a timney trigger set at an even 1lb no creep no travel brakes like a glass rod. now i have shot this setup at 1,000yrds with a 160 barnes bullet and have shot 4 groups that miced at 3.885, 4.939, and the best was 3.066 5 shots. i have shot varmints at ranges from 40yrds to 800yrds with my 220 Swift, i was just wondering if this is a good starter setup for deer?
  2. jjmp

    jjmp Well-Known Member

    Dec 4, 2007
    thats fantastic shooting 4 sure, the 280ai is a heck of a great round. that round was the 1st bean-field caliber,but i'd say you knew that allready. welcome to the forum!
    regards jjmp

  3. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

    Jan 20, 2004
    280AIman welcome aboard.

    Short answer: yep!

    Longer answer: Yup!;)