UK rabbits again

Discussion in 'Varmint Hunting' started by cooperman223, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. cooperman223

    cooperman223 Member

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    Shooting my cooper .223 with 75gr Amax

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  2. long range dogr

    long range dogr Well-Known Member

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    What was the range? That was a great little vid by the way!
     

  3. loaders_loft

    loaders_loft Well-Known Member

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    sounded like he said "410". I'm guessing, meters...

    Nice
     
  4. Dskiper

    Dskiper Well-Known Member

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    Hello thar, great shot!how do you like the "Cooper".223? I like rem. 700's but the other nite I was looking at a cooper.223. model 23 I think. Looked impressive, factory target &all. Any negatives? Thanks, Dskiper
     
  5. cooperman223

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    Thanks lads, it is 410 yards,

    I love my cooper rifle, it shoots very well, i had to order a 1-9 twist barrel as a special order,
    it cost slightly more but well worth it, it will shoot 75gr Amax very well,
    but i have also shot barnes varmint grenades 36gr these shot .5"at 100yds
    also 50 and 52gr hornady bullets shoot very well,

    As for negatives all i can think of that they have "very" nice wood,
    its a shame to take them out into the hunting field where they pick up scratches ect,
    but they also do a phoenix stock which is better for a hunting rifle.

    regards
    john.
     
  6. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Great shot John! Tell us a little more... What scope were you using and did you dial or holdover?

    -MR
     
  7. cooperman223

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    The scope is leupold 8.5x25x50
    i always use a rangefinder for long shots, then dial in for bullet drop,
    windage is a thing that i just guess,
    as it can be blowing in different speed/directions out to these ranges,
    its just trial and error with the wind, once you miss a few and see where you bullet strike is
    then you learn how to shoot in these conditions.
    thanks
    john