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Here is my best 223 target
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:03 am    Post subject: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Could be a fluke because I do not believe I am this good but it’s on paper and witnesses at the range were salivating all over this during cease fire target recovery time. It is my personal best.
Just thought I would share


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:16 am    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Shocked Good shooting!However it is what can be expected from a 223 bolt gun,with a good load and a steady trigger finger!Sometimes it takes alot of load experimenting to get them to group like that.....Don't ask!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:28 am    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

It was nice pulling it off the board while the other shooters were looking. And for the shooters that were there, they could not believe this was a Wally World gun!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:36 am    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Smile Nice shooting for an off the rack rifle..Don't touch any thing....Dave

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

I can get similar although not quite that tight with that bullet from my AR hunting rifle. That bullet works well!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 2:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Congrats on the fine group.........Most near all of us would walk back to the bench with a big smile after shooting one like that.

I am thinking the vermen in your neck of the woods should be afraid!!!
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 2:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Here is one I shot with my dads 17hmr


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

BigBlack wrote:
It was nice pulling it off the board while the other shooters were looking.

It feels good to be the man don't it. Welcome to the HuntingNut Very Happy Nice shootin looks like ya got a keeper.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

It feels good when you can get a target like that. I use the same leads in my 222 on foxes and coyotes and get very good accuracy with them, but on paper targets my handloads using 55 gr SXSPs are better Shooting (which makes the gophers and PDs mad Bomb ).
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2008 8:18 am    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Nice shooting, BigBlack! Cool
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:45 am    Post subject: Re: Here is my best 223 target Reply with quote

Nice shooting bigblack Cool
The 17 HMR is a great little rifle, i have one and get great enjoyment out of it.

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