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#6247823 - 04/04/16 05:25 PM I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it
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I took a friend of mine shooting today to help him get all of the data for a new rifle. He's just getting started shooting long range and asked for a little help verifying his velocity, making sure his zero was accurate and figuring out the wind.
After we had all of the data and he was a little more confident in the rifle we started stretching out the shots. I had painted a face on the 832 yard target and when he put two in the nose I bet him $20 that he couldn't put his next two shots in the eyes.

I lost.
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#6247826 - 04/04/16 05:26 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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Nice!!! That's the kind of stuff we do, also!
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#6247828 - 04/04/16 05:27 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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That was worth loosing 20 bucks! What was he shooting?
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#6247831 - 04/04/16 05:35 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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Good shooting, especially for someone just starting out up
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#6247837 - 04/04/16 05:38 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Good shooting, especially for someone just starting out up
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#6247842 - 04/04/16 05:43 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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Great!

Now do it again.
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#6247856 - 04/04/16 05:55 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Red Cloud]
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Originally Posted By: Red Cloud
That was worth loosing 20 bucks! What was he shooting?

He was shooting a 6.5x47 Lapua. He's had it for a while but today was the first time our schedules synced up and could shoot beyond 500.

Originally Posted By: rickym
Good shooting, especially for someone just starting out up

Joe is already pretty handy with a rifle. This is his first custom rifle built for long range.
He also shot a nice 6", 4 shot group at 1044 yards.
The shooting beyond that was brutal with the wind and mirage.

That should have said a 9" group not 6". Still pretty impressive in the conditions today.


Edited by Ritter (04/04/16 08:54 PM)
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#6247909 - 04/04/16 06:24 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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#6248117 - 04/04/16 09:11 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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Good shooting!
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#6248253 - 04/04/16 11:45 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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Wow! Good Shooting!

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#6248343 - 04/05/16 07:05 AM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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#6248356 - 04/05/16 07:17 AM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Tye]
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#6248361 - 04/05/16 07:22 AM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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Very good.
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#6250769 - 04/07/16 07:32 AM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Tye]
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Good shooting!
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#6253975 - 04/09/16 11:36 PM Re: I bet my friend $20 he couldn't do it [Re: Ritter]
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