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Old 12-30-2007, 11:13 AM
Ridge Runner Ridge Runner is offline
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had a couple bear hunting buddies spoke of being intrigued by the LR hunting which I do, so they were invited along.
Using my 7mm AM I took deer at 611 and 822 yards, they were amazed, so I put them behind the rifleas they prepared for a shot, I helped them step by step, explaining everything in great detail as to what, and why they were dialing the knobs for windage and elevation.
In the end, two experienced hunters who had never taken a shot much past 250 yds, made successful first shot kills on deer at 567 and 721 yards.
They're main ? after the hunt, WHERE DO i GET A RIFLE LIKE THIS?
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Old 12-30-2007, 09:56 PM
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Did you explain that it not just the rifle but the the range finder, the scope, the portable rest, the range finder, the wind meter and the blastic table you have worked out for that 1 special load that you have cronographed ect. ect.
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Old 12-30-2007, 11:42 PM
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yep, when we got out of the truck I took my current conditions, and explained how each one effected bullet flight.
I let them hold each unit, the kestrel, the rangefinder, the pda, and best I could explained why it wasn't any one of the components, but the whole package that made the system workable. they had just a bit of trouble understanding my lingo and why I talk MOA instead of inches of drop, but we all started learning somewhere.
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Old 01-02-2008, 04:34 PM
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Great job of initiating some new people into this venture! I took a 1st timer out 2 years ago (never shot a deer) and after some coaching got him onto a deer at 545 yds. He's totally hooked and is currently having a long range gun built so he can start shooting ground hogs. I think it's very important to learn from the ground up so we did the same thing by showing ranging, wind reading, etc before we ever shot.
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