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#5473445 - 12/12/14 03:30 PM Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill.
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I came out here prepared for 1000 yards and made a shot on the buck at freakin 40 yards. I hit him high in the lungs. Exit wound was about 1 1/2". He ran 100 yards and I watched him fall. Here's exactly what I found when I got to him, massive blood loss. When I rolled him onto his back the same amount of blood in the pic poured out of the exit side. I had to drag him five yards so I wouldn't be wading in blood. Elk, whitetail, javelena, and now Mulie buck and the bullet is batting a thousand. Lung on the ground, and lung fragments in the ribcage.


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#5473455 - 12/12/14 03:38 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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#5473523 - 12/12/14 04:34 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Jacked him up..good job
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#5473534 - 12/12/14 04:48 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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What teet was he drinking milk from when you gut shot him? bolt

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#5473539 - 12/12/14 04:51 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Any pictures of the exit?

Call me picky, but I want a trackable blood trail without complete annihilation...
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#5473571 - 12/12/14 05:19 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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That Did a number on him. What was muzzle velocity?
GL cheers
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#5473572 - 12/12/14 05:19 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Pm me your phone red chevy and I will show you a 125 yards normal shot with a 130 gr 6.5

It has an excellent blood trail for the 10 feet

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#5473702 - 12/12/14 07:08 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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#5473790 - 12/12/14 08:20 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Any pictures of the exit?

Call me picky, but I want a trackable blood trail without complete annihilation...


Really. I mean really you're gonna talk smack about that much dead. I never looked for a trail because I hit him, I watched him run, I watched him fall and it was over. Annihilation of his lungs, nothing else. There's no pleasing some people
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#5473794 - 12/12/14 08:21 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: jeh7mmmag]
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Originally Posted By: jeh7mmmag
That Did a number on him. What was muzzle velocity?
GL cheers


MV is 3080 fps.
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#5473861 - 12/12/14 09:07 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Was he nursing when you pulled the trigger, or did you let him finish?
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#5473883 - 12/12/14 09:13 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: 240z]
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Two spikes were killed this week too. Out of five deer killed I have second largets. So yall that are sitting at home critisizing can pound sand.
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#5474215 - 12/13/14 08:12 AM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Hunting VLD or hybrid? Nice trauma btw.
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#5474219 - 12/13/14 08:19 AM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: dee]
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Hunting VLD
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#5474501 - 12/13/14 12:47 PM Re: Berger VLD 7mm 180 gr. close up kill. [Re: FiremanJG]
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wanna see a head shot on a hog..

do you normally want the bullet placement behind the shoulder or do you go high to go after the spine? always wanted to try spine shots esp with the 300 win mag in 208 or 230 bergers


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