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#6279919 - 04/29/16 07:23 AM 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad??
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Registered: 09/01/04
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Loc: Denton, TX
Just booked a hunt with a laundry list of animals to potentially take. An aoudad would probably be at the top of the list to try and take. I'm running the new 143gr ELD-X in my Creedmoor. Is that enough gun/bullet to use on aoudad? That combination put down 2 bull elk earlier this year but I know how tough aoudad are.

If not, I can pull the '06 out of the safe.
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#6279921 - 04/29/16 07:26 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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I'd use it and not think twice.

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#6279934 - 04/29/16 07:45 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
I'd use it and not think twice.


Yup.
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#6279992 - 04/29/16 08:26 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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Run it, baby!!
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#6280030 - 04/29/16 08:50 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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It seems ideal to me.
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#6280045 - 04/29/16 08:59 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: BOBO the Clown]
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
I'd use it and not think twice.

2x....................... Good Luck with your hunt!
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#6280190 - 04/29/16 10:24 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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Won't be a problem. Have fun on the hunt.
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#6280220 - 04/29/16 10:46 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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Not sure I'd use it on nilgai, but it should be awesome on Aoudad. Do work, and post pics when you get back!
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#6280495 - 04/29/16 03:03 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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You bet, I wouldn't hesitate.
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#6280625 - 04/29/16 05:12 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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don't forget your .45 acp since its now considered a big game cartridge clap
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#6280629 - 04/29/16 05:14 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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Loc: Montana
Another yes vote here!

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#6280672 - 04/29/16 05:54 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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Registered: 03/03/14
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Loc: Texas
Let that creedmoor do work. Awesome round that is plenty for aoudad!

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#6281210 - 04/30/16 09:11 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: TCB]
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Is this a west Texas hunt or a game ranch hill country hunt?
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#6281254 - 04/30/16 10:06 AM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
I'd use it and not think twice.


Yup.


Id use even much smaller than that
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#6281576 - 04/30/16 04:18 PM Re: 6.5 Creedmoor for Aoudad?? [Re: txtrophy85]
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Comstock area
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