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#7032530 - 01/10/18 08:18 AM 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail.
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Hunting a wheat field this morning with my 17" 7mm-08 A.I. Doe at 285 yards, vitals, did the stiff leg fall over.

Spike at 265 yards, quartering away, vitals, made a 20 yard lap, and piled up. Maybe I can get autopsy pics to load, later.

The muzzle velocity on my load is 2640 fps.
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#7032605 - 01/10/18 08:40 AM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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17 inch barrel, dang. I am used to 26, lol.

Excellent. up

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#7032692 - 01/10/18 09:20 AM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Those whitetails are tough

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#7032733 - 01/10/18 09:42 AM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Those whitetails are tough


It's new bullet, foo.

The question has been asked here, fairly recently.
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#7032898 - 01/10/18 11:26 AM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Still an all time favorite cartridge for me.
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#7033007 - 01/10/18 12:35 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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How does it perform on deer sized stuff under 100 yds?

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#7033083 - 01/10/18 01:26 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: Jgraider]
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Originally Posted By: Jgraider
How does it perform on deer sized stuff under 100 yds?


200 pound hog, in and out the center of the neck from 30 yards. Only close range experience I have with it yet.
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#7033089 - 01/10/18 01:29 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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On the quartering deer, this morning @ 265 yards. It entered on the last rib left side, passed through both lungs and came out the center of the right shoulder.
Entry 3/4", exit 1 1/2". So a diagonal pass through. The lungs were liquid.

I'd load pics if I could.
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#7033252 - 01/10/18 04:02 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: Jgraider]
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Originally Posted By: Jgraider
How does it perform on deer sized stuff under 100 yds?


I shot a buck quartering last year at 83yds with a eld m with great results. Behind the impact shoulder and fist size exit in front of the off side shoulder.
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#7033546 - 01/10/18 07:10 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Good to hear. Iím planning on throwing things together enough to shoot a couple does with the 175ís. Theyíll be going just a bit faster than that to see what higher impact velocities do to them.
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#7033633 - 01/10/18 07:59 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Iím sure someone would gladly post the pics for you if you emailed them

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#7033635 - 01/10/18 08:00 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Deer number 3 this evening.

250 yards, 90į broadside. Missed a rib on the way in, so 7mm hole. 1 1/4" exit.
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#7033637 - 01/10/18 08:00 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: SR025]
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Originally Posted By: SR025
Iím sure someone would gladly post the pics for you if you emailed them


I've texted them to Chad and Dee
I don't know if that'll work.
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#7033691 - 01/10/18 08:28 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Looking forward to seeing the pics if they can get them up.
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#7033826 - 01/10/18 10:23 PM Re: 7mm 162 gr ELD-X did great on whitetail. [Re: FiremanJG]
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How are these different than the Amax?

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