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Unzipped a pig #7920561 08/01/20 08:27 PM
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Hunting was pretty good this morning. Shot the first one from a good sized group. No follow up on the others, grass was too tall. The next two, I found them out in the open, I was undetected at 205 yards. Shot the first one, and the second one from this group was on the run, directly away from me. I got the cross hairs right between the shoulders ( I was shooting from a high hill, down like 60-70' in elevation drop) and squeezed, trying to keep my gun moving. I have never seen one cartwheel flip this hard. Kinda' like 1-1/2 off the high dive when I was a kid. Looks like bullet impacted right down the spine, no exit. All these DRT, Tikka CTR, Hornady Superformance, 165 gr. .308, Leupold VX5-HD, CDS dial (which I spun to 200). [Linked Image]
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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920575 08/01/20 08:56 PM
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Sounds like fun

Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920584 08/01/20 09:05 PM
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You got the mother lode today cheers


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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920603 08/01/20 09:45 PM
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Yep, can't beat a .308. Good shooting.

Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920638 08/01/20 10:40 PM
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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920732 08/02/20 12:21 AM
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Good shooting. A .308 has been my preferred cartridge since the 1960s.



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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920754 08/02/20 12:43 AM
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good shooting. sounds like a fun morning. The 308 is about as good a hog caliber, as there is.

Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920944 08/02/20 11:17 AM
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Good shooting . up


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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920945 08/02/20 11:21 AM
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Well done! And there's plenty more when those came from, so keep after 'em!

Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7920957 08/02/20 11:41 AM
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Nice hunt.

Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7921020 08/02/20 01:44 PM
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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7921514 08/02/20 11:15 PM
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hold on Newt, we got a runaway
Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7921526 08/02/20 11:31 PM
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Fat and flat.

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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: JCO] #7921689 08/03/20 01:28 AM
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Originally Posted by JCO
Fat and flat.

I noticed that myself.


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Re: Unzipped a pig [Re: onlysmith&wesson] #7922064 08/03/20 12:58 PM
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hefty hefty hogs. Good stuff

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