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Posted in thread: Bow hunters! What are you using this season? on 03-31-2013 at 12:29 PM
treehuger49, good for you. I'm also a long time Hoyt fan and looking forward to purchasing one
of their Carbon Elements. They're sure sweet shooting bows. I've all but given up firearm
hunting for arc...
Posted in thread: my son shooting cva wolf 50cal on 03-23-2012 at 01:18 AM
Sure hope he was wearing some form of ear protection.
Posted in thread: making my own .223 deer load. need help. on 03-22-2012 at 07:11 PM
Good for you krytar19.
Posted in thread: making my own .223 deer load. need help. on 03-22-2012 at 03:15 PM
Sorry the text formatting didn't transfer well but looking at the energy values show at 300
yards the highest energy level is barely over 900 foot pounds. All other bullets were near
Posted in thread: making my own .223 deer load. need help. on 03-22-2012 at 03:08 PM
Several different powders and bullet combinations will get you to the target. As I said
earlier, accuracy isn't the issue. Also, as stated, the VMax isn't designed for your intended
purpose. I hope th...
Posted in thread: making my own .223 deer load. need help. on 03-22-2012 at 03:09 AM
At the range you're interested in I feel the .223 is not an adequate caliber. Part of the
requirement, accuracy is not the issue. Bullet energy is where the rub comes in. For a bullet
to have proper c...
Posted in thread: Long range hunting on 03-19-2012 at 04:37 PM
It's all about knowing your gun and reload performance. Routinely taking prairie dogs at 600
yards with .223s is very doable. Using the .300 mag with quality reloads will easily double
this distance. ...
Posted in thread: Long range hunting on 03-14-2012 at 07:56 PM
Good shooting ropin, detecting a 3/4 moa error in your calculated ups says a lot about your
rifle, reloads and shooting ability, to say nothing about doping winds.Congrats.
Posted in thread: nosler ballistic tips for long range on 03-12-2012 at 05:27 AM
At that range the bullet chosen will do fine. The accubond is another Nosler round that is very
accurate and has more controlled expansion. Have fun.
Posted in thread: Which Factory Rifle Action is "Best"? on 03-12-2012 at 05:16 AM
Dillinger, spending the first half of your opinion telling that you're unbiassed regarding the
Remington 700 action is disingenuous at best. Someone must have whipped you bad with said