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#7057926 - 01/29/18 08:42 PM 3 mile shot
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some dude made 3 mile 8 shots to make hit .408 Cheytac, guy named Bill Poor. 14 second flight time

nuther guys planning a 3.4 mile shot rifle
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#7057956 - 01/29/18 09:10 PM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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meh... yawn
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#7057966 - 01/29/18 09:16 PM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: blackcoal]
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Originally Posted By: blackcoal
meh... yawn


me too
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#7057967 - 01/29/18 09:17 PM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Bill Poor out of the Coleman area?
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#7057968 - 01/29/18 09:17 PM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I had a good group at 100 yards today. laugh
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#7057969 - 01/29/18 09:18 PM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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But can he poke em in the butt? Only a real hunter can send one up the keister.

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#7058097 - 01/29/18 11:51 PM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: JLP83]
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But can he poke em in the butt? Only a real hunter can send one up the keister.



This is the best way to do it.

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#7058121 - 01/30/18 03:26 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: JLP83]
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Originally Posted By: JLP83
But can he poke em in the butt? Only a real hunter can send one up the keister.


Good ole Texas heart shot........

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#7058360 - 01/30/18 09:05 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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We need a standard for this. Maybe 5 shots, and 2 minutes, if it ain't hit in 5 attempts, it doesn't count.
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#7058394 - 01/30/18 09:20 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
We need a standard for this. Maybe 5 shots, and 2 minutes, if it ain't hit in 5 attempts, it doesn't count.


My thoughts is that would turn it into a game of luck. No way you can get all the wind right etc. for a 3 mile shot with a 14 second time of flight.
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#7058409 - 01/30/18 09:24 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I bet he can't do that offhand from inside a high fence.
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#7058413 - 01/30/18 09:24 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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he did it in 8 shots, the other guy I think 20ish, doesn't count for me either, funky rifle set up, the scopes are mounted about 1 ft. above the bore line. Very game specific equipment.

I cant post the article, it was on facebook, but I guess you could google it

http://www.reporternews.com/videos/news/...shot/109755514/
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#7058460 - 01/30/18 09:48 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
We need a standard for this. Maybe 5 shots, and 2 minutes, if it ain't hit in 5 attempts, it doesn't count.


My thoughts is that would turn it into a game of luck. No way you can get all the wind right etc. for a 3 mile shot with a 14 second time of flight.


When stretching the limits of any bullet, or even shooting anything in variable winds (like today) the key is a very fast follow-up shot when you see the miss. Even then, with all that flight time, and terrain changes as well as foliage, there is indeed some luck.

But all a guy can control is cartridge to cartridge loading all be exactly the same. Good form, an observant eye, and the ability to get a corrected shot out quickly, hoping the correction is still appropriate.
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#7058469 - 01/30/18 09:59 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Buzzsaw]
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^^^^^^^^^^^

My Man, preach !!!!!
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#7058488 - 01/30/18 10:08 AM Re: 3 mile shot [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
Bill Poor out of the Coleman area?


Yup. I shoot USPSA and 3gun with him.
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