Wow, that is impressive! I shoot .22-250's (I have 2) and also a .220 Swift. I love the way these "Death Rays" perform. I'm sure you're the same way. Best fun you can have with your clothes on! Job well done!Had been seeing this groundhog for a few weeks but every time I'd try to get set up on him, he'd disappear in the brush. I finally caught him out in the open long enough to squeeze off on him. It's the longest shot i've made with my 22-250, only possible because I upgraded scopes.
Here are the specs:
Remington 788 22-250
Leupold VXII 6-18x40 AO
50gr Nosler BT ~4000 fps
Lasered at 440 yards, I checked the wind, held slightly into the wind and squeezed. I saw it hit, then heard it WHOP as he rolled backwards.
Shot taken from between 2 red barns. Pic taken as I found him. You can see entrance at left chest area and see exit on his back.
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Love the long range hunting and shooting, even in the summer. Make the best of it and make the shot count! I hope everyone is having a nice summer!