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FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD #7505867 05/06/19 09:25 PM
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I finally made it out to the lease after building my 6.8 on Saturday and I would say it shoots pretty good grin rifle

Had a coyote come in Saturday evening right before dark but was unable to get a shot off. Sunday morning I had this boar come into my South feeder and was the first victim. Quartering away shot into the vitals and ran about 50 yards.

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Sunday evening around 6 I had a lone sow come into the road corn to my South. Hit front shoulder and dropped her in the road. 170 yards.

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Then had another sow with piglets come in just after 7. Took out both legs and heart with this one. I dropped her in the road and then she ran a few yards before flipping over due to no front legs. rofl This one was just over 230 yards. Forecast showed rain and thunderstorms starting just at dark so I only stayed until 8 before heading to camp.

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Went out this morning before heading home and had another sow with piglets come out just before 7. Hit her in front shoulder and dropped her in the road as well. 240 yards.

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this pic shows the last 2 kills laying in the road.

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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7505872 05/06/19 09:29 PM
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You better stock up on ammo. Its gonna be a LOOOOONNNNNNNGGGGGGG season!

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Originally Posted by JCB
You better stock up on ammo. Its gonna be a LOOOOONNNNNNNGGGGGGG season!


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7505894 05/06/19 10:09 PM
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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7505925 05/06/19 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by dlrz71
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You better stock up on ammo. Its gonna be a LOOOOONNNNNNNGGGGGGG season!


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Looks like a great weekend....


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7505977 05/07/19 12:03 AM
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6.8 will thump em up Nice rifle Sir


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506059 05/07/19 01:42 AM
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Nicely done

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506068 05/07/19 01:57 AM
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That turned out nice...the rifle and the hunt success.

What ammo are you using?

Just my .02,
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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506069 05/07/19 01:59 AM
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Nice!

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: LeonCarr] #7506080 05/07/19 02:12 AM
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Originally Posted by LeonCarr
That turned out nice...the rifle and the hunt success.

What ammo are you using?

Just my .02,
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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506082 05/07/19 02:13 AM
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Thanks guys. Wish I would have built one sooner!! grin

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506087 05/07/19 02:20 AM
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Target rich environment

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: SapperTitan] #7506090 05/07/19 02:23 AM
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Originally Posted by SapperTitan
Target rich environment


Last years pig population was insane and pretty much shot at least one every trip during deer season. This year is looking like it will be much of the same.

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506210 05/07/19 11:29 AM
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6.8 is a good one! I have never shot anything farther than maybe 100 yds, mostly closer than that. Nice to see she performs well out a farther distances.
Good job!


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: RattlesnakeDan] #7506374 05/07/19 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by RattlesnakeDan
6.8 is a good one! I have never shot anything farther than maybe 100 yds, mostly closer than that. Nice to see she performs well out a farther distances.
Good job!

I shot a central TX doe behind the shoulder with my 6.8, 115gr Fed Fusion at 168 yards. She ran about 30 yards and died, blood trail was very easy to follow. That was my longest shot on a deer so far and the bullet exited.


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7506473 05/07/19 04:41 PM
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Good chootin! clap up


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7508527 05/09/19 09:22 PM
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Thanks guys. I am very pleased with this build and it's performance!!

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7508534 05/09/19 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
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You better stock up on ammo. Its gonna be a LOOOOONNNNNNNGGGGGGG season!


rifle banana


Looks like a great weekend....

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7508540 05/09/19 09:55 PM
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Originally Posted by janie
Good chootin! clap up

Originally Posted by dlrz71
Thanks guys. I am very pleased with this build and it's performance!!


Slap him Janie!

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: JCB] #7508545 05/09/19 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by JCB
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Good chootin! clap up

Originally Posted by dlrz71
Thanks guys. I am very pleased with this build and it's performance!!


Slap him Janie!



rofl hammer and gal grin

Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7508553 05/09/19 10:25 PM
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good job


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Re: FIRST TRIP WITH THE NEW 6.8 BUILD [Re: dlrz71] #7508786 05/10/19 04:08 AM
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Nice work and great looking rig.

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