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#5450583 - 11/30/14 08:37 PM 7 mag at 940
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I know some won't like this but this makes my day. Just got a text from a customer who just filmed himself one shot cold bore on a doe at 940yards with a 7 mag we built. That just makes me smile. cant wait to see the video, if I can get it from him I will post it.

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#5450594 - 11/30/14 08:40 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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940 is a fer piece. eek2
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#5450600 - 11/30/14 08:42 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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This guy is good, I have seen video from him last year on 10 deer all from 500-831 with a 270WSM rebarreled ruger and factory ammo. This was hand load 160 accubonds. Said "she went bout from here to there" smile
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#5450603 - 11/30/14 08:43 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Bullet and powder?
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#5450607 - 11/30/14 08:44 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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69.5 gr retumbo, 160 accubonds, they run round 3120
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#5450613 - 11/30/14 08:46 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Where the hell are people finding 160 gr. 7mm Accubonds?

I've had them on back order since March. bang
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#5450618 - 11/30/14 08:48 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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I bought a big case of them a while back from my distributer use the heck out of them
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#5450620 - 11/30/14 08:48 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Can't argue with that bullet placement. No way I could do that at 940y.

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#5450649 - 11/30/14 08:58 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Be perfect for a 9 twist 7-08. That's what I need them for. Wouldn't take for my 180's out of the 7 Rem Mag. But this thread is proof in the pudding. A guy that knows what he's doing, a fine rifle, shot placement, and good bullet performance all the way.
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#5450693 - 11/30/14 09:18 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Very nice!!
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#5450794 - 11/30/14 09:51 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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That is omg shooting ... amazing!
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#5450823 - 11/30/14 10:06 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Looks like it was on the mark too! Like I said in another post, I shoot a lot at long range but have not killed much at long range other than paper. I shot a doe one time at 708...it was a long poke, and for a practiced LR shooter with the right equipment,and practice anything 500-700 is very "do"able. Congrats 940 on that size of target is damn good!!!

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#5450844 - 11/30/14 10:21 PM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Great shooting! I know everyone is all about the "latest and greatest" but the ole' 7mm Rem Mag has still got what it takes to reach out there and get some!

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#5451031 - 12/01/14 09:22 AM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Man, that's a helluva shot.
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#5451037 - 12/01/14 09:22 AM Re: 7 mag at 940 [Re: HorizonFirearms]
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Wow. Glad it wasn't me that had to make that shot
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