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#5989315 - 10/22/15 02:54 PM Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma
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Registered: 02/12/12
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Loc: Plano, TX
I've been back for about a week. The weather was to warm and we did not have any Elk down in the unit we were hunting in, I also had a chest cold before we left that got worse and has officially tuned into walking pneumonia so it's been a long couple weeks. On the plus side we did play with that 338 Norma a bit. Pay attention to the time of flight. 300gr Berger OTM.



Here is a picture of the elk I shot..... oh wait. nevermind.

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#5989339 - 10/22/15 03:03 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
East Online   content
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Registered: 12/01/09
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Loc: East Texas
How many yards?
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#5989415 - 10/22/15 04:02 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: East]
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Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 6831
Loc: The Island Cres
Originally Posted By: East
How many yards?

Wow x2!?!?
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#5989418 - 10/22/15 04:09 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: TEXASLEFTY
Originally Posted By: East
How many yards?

Wow x2!?!?
X3! Very cool.
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#5989422 - 10/22/15 04:11 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: East]
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Registered: 04/19/07
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Originally Posted By: East
How many yards?


Over 1800

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#5989424 - 10/22/15 04:12 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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That's a Poke
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#5989661 - 10/22/15 06:38 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: SniperRAB]
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Originally Posted By: SniperRAB
That's a Poke


The man can shoot. I have watched him do it.

He also has some kickass toys!
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#5990137 - 10/23/15 06:39 AM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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#5990267 - 10/23/15 08:40 AM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: East
How many yards?


Over 1800


You are shooting further than I can see. I must be getting old.
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#6001544 - 10/30/15 08:36 AM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: BenBob]
Dave3575 Offline
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Loc: Plano, TX
Originally Posted By: BenBob
You are shooting further than I can see. I must be getting old.


Good optics help - was using a Vortex Razor Gen 2

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#6001752 - 10/30/15 10:42 AM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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Registered: 09/16/09
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
Nice, David!

I got a 3.1 second flight time. Shooting a 300 grain Berger OTM at 2750 fps at 5000 feet elevation, puts you around 1900-2000 yards out. If you are higher up in elevation, the flight time will be slightly less, with further distance. I'm calculating 1900-2000 yards out. So, how far was it!??
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#6002004 - 10/30/15 12:53 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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Registered: 06/13/10
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What are you shooting at, I can't tell?
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#6005790 - 11/01/15 10:10 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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Registered: 02/12/12
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Loc: Plano, TX
sagebrush, 2330

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#6038255 - 11/18/15 11:32 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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Registered: 08/16/09
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Loc: Midlothian, Tx
That's awesome, Dave!

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#6038256 - 11/18/15 11:32 PM Re: Wyoming Elk Hunt and 338 Norma [Re: Dave3575]
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Registered: 08/16/09
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And I sent you a pm up

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