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Thread: What little pesties did you bowl over today?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    Rem700 / MDT LSS Chassis / 16 inch barrel .223AI, 5 round AI magazine, Gunworks suppressor

    originaly i ran it with a ACE folding stock, 6X Leupold, 10 round MDT mags when i was doing a lot of Goat shooting . . . future plans are a heavy fast twist barrel in AI

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    What speeds are you getting with the AI? I'm thinking I might convert to that calibre from 22-250 next barrel, for ease of reloading using current progressive press.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feather or Shoot View Post
    What speeds are you getting with the AI? I'm thinking I might convert to that calibre from 22-250 next barrel, for ease of reloading using current progressive press.

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    probably not going to be much help to you @Feather or Shoot . . . i dont run full throttle loads, at 3100fps the 55grn SP Hornady bulk bullets i use in this rifle shoot really well so ended up there.


    agree with this guy . . . There's this misconception a 223ai shoots 150-200 fps faster than a standard 223, but again, pressure being equal, it's just not there.

    If someone wants to build a 223ai, by all means do it, I have one and it shoots some of the smallest groups of any rifle I own and I hardly ever have to trim the brass so there are definite gains to be had by going 223ai, unfortunately, big increases in velocity just isn't one of them.
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    Big days walk on the hill today, one of those days where my wind calls weren't good enough to get any hits with Subs past 155yds . . came close but half an inch off is still a miss

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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    Big days walk on the hill today, one of those days where my wind calls weren't good enough to get any hits with Subs past 155yds . . came close but half an inch off is still a miss

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    Hey @rossi.45. Is that a Boyds stock?
    Experience. What you get just after you needed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    Hey @rossi.45. Is that a Boyds stock?
    yes it is @Shearer . . . . a good stock shooting off a bipod, got it when they were still under 100US
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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    yes it is @Shearer . . . . a good stock shooting off a bipod, got it when they were still under 100US
    Just been looking at some (left handed) CZ stocks on a NZ site gimp mentioned. I have one on my T3 7mmRM and do like it.
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    Cleaned up a paddock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    Just been looking at some (left handed) CZ stocks on a NZ site gimp mentioned. I have one on my T3 7mmRM and do like it.
    Boyds Gunstocks – The Gun Rack
    thanks for passing on the link for buying a Boyds here in NZ, good to know . . . i will probably look at getting one in the future for my Tikka Varmint

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    up on the hill today zeroing the .243 with a new DPT Suppressor . . . smashed a couple of bunnies to confirm

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    Lambing is about to start properly around here, so went on a wee patrol for the neighbour this afternoon. Popped a couple of black-backed gulls and a hawk, all picking over lamb carcasses.. fine until they start graduating to live but weak ones. Longest shot according to google earth was about 260 metres. 223 closing the distance there..
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    Google Earth? Can u use this as a range finder for something

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatLabrador View Post
    Google Earth? Can u use this as a range finder for something
    Yep, zoom in on the area you want, select the icon in the top bar that looks like a ruler, then select 'line' in the pop-up and click once at each end of the shot. That should give you a distance which you can then change the unit on to your liking. Metres/yards/kilometres etc..

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatLabrador View Post
    Google Earth? Can u use this as a range finder for something
    same . . . think i will stick with my rangefinder
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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    was wondering the same . .. . do you use google @StrikerNZ as your a rangefinder or look it up later, after you have shot.
    That was just checking the shot afterwards at home. Most of the shots in this case aren't much more than 200, and time is often a priority, so don't cart the rangefinders along, I just get to a comfy distance and take the shot.

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    ok cheers, your certainly good at estimating range/holdover then . . . good shooting

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