New guy from SW WYO. Go pokes.

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by wyo7, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. wyo7

    wyo7 Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone. I've been reading this forum for quite a while. Learning. Now that I have some free time I figured I'd try to get involved in some discussions and hopefully make some new friends who have similar interests. I'm a huge 7mm fan, high BC's and low recoil :)

    Riccogun)
     
  2. ss7mm

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    Welcome to Long Range Hunting Ricco.

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  3. wyo7

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    Thanks! Nice 7mm AM there. I've sent Kirby some starter money to get going on one of my own. I keep running the ballistics program again and again and again. I can't believe what its capable of. How is the recoil? That's my main concern. I hate ear killing muzzle breaks but I took his advice and will be putting one on. Hopefully I can remember to put ear plugs in while hunting.
     
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    Congratulations on getting a 7mm AM going for yourself. You'll love it.:) The recoil in mine is really nothing and yup, the ballistics are something. Things happen in a hurry when you pull the trigger. Here's a link to some video of shots with the 7mm AM and 200 grain Wildcats. http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f19/oh-bleep-moment-plus-success-also-34889/

    You can read about the brake and see the results in this link. http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f19/testing-aps-painkiller-muzzle-brake-31231/

    I wear hearing protection any time I shoot whether I'm practicing or hunting. Any properly designed brake will increase shooter sensed blast and I found that even though the PK brake is angled the sound level was no different than the original small brake I had on it.
     
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    wyo7 Well-Known Member

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    Hey thanks so much. I'll check the links out for sure. :)
     
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    Ricco,

    Welcome aboard.

    Not to rain on your and ss7mm's parade but the 7 AM is pecker wood.:D With the 200 gr Wildcat its probably only good to maybe 1200-1400 yards on a PD. Most probably farther on an animal of some size.:D:D

    I'm workin' on a great PD spot near Ft. Bridger. Wanna give it a go next year?

    You can get even with me for being a smart a$$ then.:rolleyes:
     
  7. wyo7

    wyo7 Well-Known Member

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    Sure I'd like to go shooting with ya. 200gr bullet is big enough for me and anything in Wyo that I hunt. Maybe down the road step up to the 338 AM, but I'll work my way up to that. I know some folks around the Ft Bridger area that are long rang shooters. Who are you planning on shooting with?
     
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    Just kiddin' about the pecker wood thing.:)

    Not planning on shooting with anyone yet. My financial guy has a place over there that he says is over run with the things. It's about time I take him up on his offer.
     
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    Damn, I thought I could trust that guy up by Fort Shaw. I guess I might as well sell it and by a 308 so I can finally do some long range shooting.:)
     
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    Things would probably go better for ya if you'd learn to shoot that thang!:D

    Yeah, that guy in Ft. Shaw should be getting close to completion on a dangerous game rig for me. But from his most recent posts his rifles seem to be just for busting rocks.:)
     
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    Not just any rocks though. He specializes in killer rocks and they need "bustin":)