I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret cap

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  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Dave Kenton calls his cap a Tuned Trajectory Compensator. I have been intrigued with the concept for years. Most of my kills are done when hunting solo without a spotter/partner. It is often very hard to do everything myself as the animal changes range repeatedly. Glass, range, drop table, set turret, the animal moved so start all over, glass, range, drop table, set turret, the animal moved, ...............:confused: With Dave's unit this process is much faster.

    I sent Dave my drop table about a week ago and he promptly sent me the custom cap. I installed my custom cap last night and went hunting this afternoon. Wisconsin T-Zone antlerless season through Sunday. Wow, I love that gadget. Using my 6.5 WSM XP-100 handgun, I shot one deer at 320 yards and another at 440 yards. I double lunged one and double shouldered the other. One dropped like a rock and one ran about 50 yards.

    I went with the Target style of layout. I chose a 200 yard zero. I will click if my range is beyond one turn. Not likely for me with this gun and where I hunt with it. My longest range available there is about 600 yards.

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    I got a 2nd cap for my 7 Dakota rifle. Troy Adams (Big Sky) and I will be using it out to 7 or 8 hundred yards in Montana next month on deer and coyotes.

    Thanks, Dave!
     
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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    Congrats Len...

    let us know how Montana goes !
     

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    Congrats on your handgun kills.
    I used a Kenton turret (Burris 3-12 LER) on my old 7.82 Patriot XP-100 with success.
     
  4. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    cool LEN I have looked at thouse I cant wait to here about Montana
     
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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    Len,
    thanks for the info. I sure do like the idea and will have to get a couple of those.

    Mike
     
  6. dogdinger

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    im a little dissapointed with them....i fired off an email as soon as i read this post and havent heard a thing back....i wanted to know if they can use my drop chart and engrave a turret with that info on it instead of using a ballistics calculater.....AJ
     
  7. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    I don't trust email much these days. Too much spam trapping going on.

    Give Dave a call. If not available immediately he is good at responding in a reasonable time.

    He used my data but he gave it a smell test by running it on his own ballistic calculator also...just in case the customer makes a stupid mistake in ordering with bad data, I presume.
     
  8. dogdinger

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    thanks len....ill give him a call monday. ive been looking for a way to get my turrets engraved so i can use it similarly to the huskemaw scope...so far it has worked real good just to count the clicks, but sometimes under pressure my brain goes dead....AJ
     
  9. sscoyote

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    U know Len, there was an article years ago in 1 of the Precision Shooting Publications about a guy that was making his own BDC turrets. He was using some sort of type set deal that he hammered into a blank turret that i guess u can get from Leup. I have the article if anyone's interested. It was a good article.
     
  10. yotefever

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    Steve,
    I'd be interested in it.
    Also you have a pm on sp.
    I need your address to ship your stuff you left in WY.

    Thanks,
    Mike
     
  11. Len Backus

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    Sounds like a lot of hassle to replace something that only costs $80 and is done the best way possible. :)
     
  12. bigg_sexy1

    bigg_sexy1 Well-Known Member

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    Do you know if they make any turrets to fit a Vortex scope? Can they build for any scope or just what they have listed on their website?
     
  13. tweinberg

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    I also have a custom Kenton knob for my .300 Winmag. It works like a charm. As long as you know the range, the Kenton knob is the most accurate way I know of adjusting your point of aim. Practice then makes perfect.
    Terry In Glendale Arizona
     
  14. bowkill02

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    Re: I just killed 2 deer using Kenton Industries Tuned Trajectory Compensator turret

    good day all. might anyone have the phone number for kenton industies? for some reason i cant get on there web site, it keeps saying the site is no longer avalible. i really would like to talk to someone about getting a turret made for a rifle of mine. thanks