long range antelope--kinda!

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by losthelegend, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. losthelegend

    losthelegend Well-Known Member

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    I haven't posted much on this forum because I have never thought of myself as a long range hunter. But, all of this money I have spent on a rangefinder, optics, ballistic apps and time spent reloading and practicing has finally paid off! I was able to harvest this antelope in the WY high desert at 543 yards with a 270 win in a Rem 700 BDL with a single shot! My previous longest shot was my elk this year at approx 180 yards. I am currently waiting for my 338 lapua on a Rem 700 action to be finished being built, so I am super excited to get started and hopefully become a better shooter! I have read and read hundreds of posts on this forum and have gained tons of knowledge! Thanks for all your posts!

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  2. 1100 Remington Man

    1100 Remington Man Well-Known Member

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    Nice Shot & Antelope .. Good Hunting
     

  3. Buffalobob

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    Getting the practice, equipment, and confidence to go beyond 500 yds is the first big step.
     
  4. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    That's a good poke at a good pronghorn! Congratulations. My brother and I and 2 friends have agreed to put in for WY pronghorn for 2013.

    Please share your 270 load and how it does on target.

    All the best
     
  5. 7mmSendaro

    7mmSendaro Well-Known Member

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    Great job! Where were you hunting? We hunt zone 6 near Newcastle every year.