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#6998323 - 12/15/17 08:51 PM Friday nite discussion - do you think
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Elmer keith hit a mule deer buck twice at 600 yards with a .44 mag?

Story goes he shot at a rifle wounded buck 6 times at 600 yards with a model 29 in .44 mag. Missed first 4 then got him with the other two.


I call b.s on it for multiple reasons, the very least of which you cannot even begin to aim at a deer with a pistol at 600 yards with even a smidge of accuracy.

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#6998327 - 12/15/17 08:53 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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Have you been drinking this evening?
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#6998330 - 12/15/17 08:55 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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#6998332 - 12/15/17 08:56 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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It is hard to believe, but itís certainly possible, even more so for a pistol shooter of his caliber.

I figure the most likely thing is that he hit it as claimed, and at a distance, but maybe not quite 600 yards.
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#6998333 - 12/15/17 08:57 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Have you been drinking this evening?


No I'm bored.

Got kicked out of my house for the evening while the wife has the women's group from church over.
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

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#6998334 - 12/15/17 08:57 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: Sneaky]
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It is hard to believe, but itís certainly possible, even more so for a pistol shooter of his caliber.

I figure the most likely thing is that he hit it as claimed, and at a distance, but maybe not quite 600 yards.


Like maybe 200?
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#6998340 - 12/15/17 09:01 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Elmer keith hit a mule deer buck twice at 600 yards with a .44 mag?

Story goes he shot at a rifle wounded buck 6 times at 600 yards with a model 29 in .44 mag. Missed first 4 then got him with the other two.


I call b.s on it for multiple reasons, the very least of which you cannot even begin to aim at a deer with a pistol at 600 yards with even a smidge of accuracy.



I would take that bet all day long. Connecting at a 30% clip at 600yds with a pistol.?!..

I donít believe in the tooth fairy either.
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#6998350 - 12/15/17 09:10 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: therancher]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Elmer keith hit a mule deer buck twice at 600 yards with a .44 mag?

Story goes he shot at a rifle wounded buck 6 times at 600 yards with a model 29 in .44 mag. Missed first 4 then got him with the other two.


I call b.s on it for multiple reasons, the very least of which you cannot even begin to aim at a deer with a pistol at 600 yards with even a smidge of accuracy.



I would take that bet all day long. Connecting at a 30% clip at 600yds with a pistol.?!..

I donít believe in the tooth fairy either.



So you think he did it or didn't do it?
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

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#6998351 - 12/15/17 09:14 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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I'd doubt it, highly doubt actually

About the same likelyhood as all the mountain lion sightings
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#6998353 - 12/15/17 09:14 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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If Jerry Miculek can use a S&W 9mm revolver to hit steel at 1000yd, then I'd say anything is possible. confused2 popcorn

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#6998354 - 12/15/17 09:15 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: chital_shikari]
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Originally Posted By: chital_shikari
If Jerry Miculek can use a S&W 9mm revolver to hit steel at 1000yd, then I'd say anything is possible. confused2 popcorn


Is there a video of this?
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Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

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#6998356 - 12/15/17 09:16 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Elmer keith hit a mule deer buck twice at 600 yards with a .44 mag?

Story goes he shot at a rifle wounded buck 6 times at 600 yards with a model 29 in .44 mag. Missed first 4 then got him with the other two.


I call b.s on it for multiple reasons, the very least of which you cannot even begin to aim at a deer with a pistol at 600 yards with even a smidge of accuracy.



I would take that bet all day long. Connecting at a 30% clip at 600yds with a pistol.?!..

I donít believe in the tooth fairy either.


He77 no.


So you think he did it or didn't do it?
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#6998359 - 12/15/17 09:19 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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Originally Posted By: txtrophy85
Originally Posted By: chital_shikari
If Jerry Miculek can use a S&W 9mm revolver to hit steel at 1000yd, then I'd say anything is possible. confused2 popcorn


Is there a video of this?


I donít doubt that he did. I know I can. I also know that without an act of God it would probably take about 25,000 rounds to do it. The key is in how many shots. 2 out of six is a ridiculous statement.
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#6998361 - 12/15/17 09:19 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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1 out of 6 is possible, so for somebody like him yes.
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#6998362 - 12/15/17 09:20 PM Re: Friday nite discussion - do you think [Re: txtrophy85]
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Gotcha


Yeah it seemed suspect to me to


I shot a buddies glock 45 at a basketball sized rock once around 100 yards. It broke the rock in half.

It was almost impossible to aim at the rock at 100 yards, extrapolate that by 6 and I'm not buying it, even at deer size game

Hell, with a 3x9 scope most guys would have trouble hitting the deer with a rifle of standard velocity
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