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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:30 pm    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Well, it would look impressive in the back of the Jeep...
It's six AR 10's in one gun!
I don't personally see the need for it, but then I don't have to worry about stampeding buffalo herds. Rabbits, but not buffalo.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:49 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Bushmaster wrote:
$125,000. Right!

I think the way pete4d shoots, the cost of ammo would quickly be North of the cost of the gun.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:54 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Elvis wrote:
who the heck needs 50 rounds to hit something anyway?????

When you engage a sounder of hogs. The largest group we have encountered on the ranch we hunt had 48.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:10 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
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who the heck needs 50 rounds to hit something anyway?????

When you engage a sounder of hogs. The largest group we have encountered on the ranch we hunt had 48.

Sure they are not English? They might line up when you ask it nice...
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:00 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
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$125,000. Right!

I think the way pete4d shoots, the cost of ammo would quickly be North of the cost of the gun.

Don't think I'd be able to feed her but for maybe a 3-second burst.... Cheers Shooting Cheers

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:26 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

It's semi-auto. Ya have to push the buttons for each shot. Not any faster then my AR 10.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:55 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Shocked for 125k$ you can but a bunch of ar-10s,and more magazines and ammo than you can carry! Laughing

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

I like large cap magazines for Prairie Dog hunting. You stay behind the trigger all dialed in on a mound for longer periods of time without having to re-adjust the rifle after reloading. Its common to fire 20, 30 or even 40 rounds at a single large mound with alot of rodents living in it.

Once that sun start peeking up the clock is ticking so shoot fast. Being able to get the rifle setup on the bags properly and pop-off more rounds between reloading is a time saver.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:07 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

I can recall one night of spot lighting shooting somewhere between 470-480 rabbits 95% were headshots with a 500 round brick of winchester power point.... rifles were a bruno bolt and a norico copy of the same...both had 5 shot magazines. oh and they were picked up skinned/gutted and taken in for dog tucker... good $$$$ it was.
used a 10/22 one night with a 50 round banana magazine....yeah nah it didnt shoot any better and the shot count per kill went up.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:05 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Elvis, as sounder of hogs doesn't present a still target when the shooting starts. Your 10/22 doesn't sound like it is as accurate as mine. 480 rabbits - beats counting sheep. I may try that next time a wake at 2am like I did this morning.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Oh, I’d love to be sitting in a hide with a field of rabbits like that...boy, would I have a ball. We would position two hides about 10 metres apart, my mate in one and me in the other and shoot for beers.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

Vince wrote:
Oh, I’d love to be sitting in a hide with a field of rabbits like that...boy, would I have a ball. We would position two hides about 10 metres apart, my mate in one and me in the other and shoot for beers.


I'll drink to that,,,,, Cheers After a good days shoot a beer would be good or maybe a couple beers

I teach my grandsons ,,, We place 10 to 15 beer or soda cans from 20-50yards ,,, shot one when it hits the ground shoot it again as quick as you can get back on target .... we have more fun with this than just shooting paper. Cheers Sniper Shooting Cheers

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

pete4d wrote:
Vince wrote:
Oh, I’d love to be sitting in a hide with a field of rabbits like that...boy, would I have a ball. We would position two hides about 10 metres apart, my mate in one and me in the other and shoot for beers.


I'll drink to that,,,,, Cheers After a good days shoot a beer would be good or maybe a couple beers

I teach my grandsons ,,, We place 10 to 15 beer or soda cans from 20-50yards ,,, shot one when it hits the ground shoot it again as quick as you can get back on target .... we have more fun with this than just shooting paper. Cheers Sniper Shooting Cheers

Yep, a beer or three around the “bush tv” (fire) at night once all the shooting is done, is most enjoyable.

I like that idea...be a good training idea for my grandsons. I also like to put a coke can out at at least 200 metres and shoot that with the 223 or 243...that’s real good practice for trigger control.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

That would work too ,,, Cheers Sniper I always put a lot more stress on that follow-up shot in a fire fight . It can mean whether you live or die.......We don't do any spray & pray on any of our practice....only aimed fire. Hit center mass. Cheers Shooting

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:05 am    Post subject: Re: Thoughts and prayers for you folk in New Zealand Reply with quote

pete4d...you should try .22lr golf......chuck a golf ball out as far as you can then start shooting it.....amazing how far they go when they are hit.

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