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#6512244 - 10/26/16 08:20 AM Getting ready for the first hunt.
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My youngest is finally ready for his first time as the shooter this year. We have spent hours and hours looking at deer and having him show were the shot needs to be placed. This last trip to the range has me confident in his ability. The target was set at 50 yards and the bullseye is 1". Considering his feeder will be at 50 yards, I think we will be successful.

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#6512252 - 10/26/16 08:23 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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#6512254 - 10/26/16 08:23 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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He's ready. up
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#6512337 - 10/26/16 09:01 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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#6512340 - 10/26/16 09:01 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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That young man is good to go, look at the smile in the first picture up
Good luck, keep us posted cheers


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#6512355 - 10/26/16 09:07 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: Stub]
xraytracker84 Offline
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I will hopefully the weekend before Thanksgiving we will get him on one and I'll post pics.

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#6512389 - 10/26/16 09:28 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Good shooting, no doubt he's ready. What caliber is he shooting?

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#6512401 - 10/26/16 09:39 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: 68A]
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He's shooting a 223 with 64 grain speer gold dot soft points. My older son has killed both of his bucks with it and both dropped in their tracks.

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#6512405 - 10/26/16 09:42 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Originally Posted By: xraytracker84
He's shooting a 223 with 64 grain speer gold dot soft points. My older son has killed both of his bucks with it and both dropped in their tracks.


That'll do it. Best of luck and post pictures!

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#6512417 - 10/26/16 09:48 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Yep, I'd say he's pretty dialed in.

Way moreso than I am, if we're being honest.

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#6512419 - 10/26/16 09:48 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: 68A]
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These are the two bucks my older boy killed with the same rifle. This rifle is fast becoming my favorite. It will be special to have my little boy kill his first deer with it also.

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#6512524 - 10/26/16 10:45 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Wow, awesome. Congratulations to all of you. Great photos too.
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#6512600 - 10/26/16 11:20 AM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Great job Dad! Very nice. My son killed his first 11 bucks in a row with a single shot .223.
It about practice and shot placement. Good luck to your youngest

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#6512732 - 10/26/16 12:22 PM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Doing it right, dad! up
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#6512757 - 10/26/16 12:36 PM Re: Getting ready for the first hunt. [Re: xraytracker84]
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Congratulation on a great work out and plan. He is all smiles and meat in the freezer. up cheers
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