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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    cheers @Nibblet . . . . near perfect conditions, slight breeze going from left to right so no wind allowance

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    Any condition in that area are perfect. Sone beautiful areas you have access to.

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    your dead right there Nibblet, i try to look at my surroundings always with fresh eyes . . . for varmint shooting the place cannot be beaten, high animal numbers on big properties 10-15 minutes from home and farmers are keen to have shooters, some even supply ammo, i know i am lucky.

    there is a down side . . . my gun gabinet is now bulging, i have brought 3 new varmint riflkes in the last 18 months, i am always looking at newer better scopes, don't mention how much ammo i go thru, this addiction is costing me some serious coin.
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    without a picture . .. it never happened !

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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    your dead right there Nibblet, i try to look at my surroundings always with fresh eyes . . . for varmint shooting the place cannot be beaten, high animal numbers on big properties 10-15 minutes from home and farmers are keen to have shooters, some even supply ammo, i know i am lucky.

    there is a down side . . . my gun gabinet is now bulging, i have brought 3 new varmint riflkes in the last 18 months, i am always looking at newer better scopes, don't mention how much ammo i go thru, this addiction is costing me some serious coin.
    Ah first world problems.

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    Good work fellah"
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Rule 2: Always point firearms in a safe direction
    Rule 3: Load a firearm only when ready to fire
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    Rule 5: Check your firing zone
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    The Goat Trip

    Father in Law, The Boy and Yours Truely, had a ball this evening on our thrid goat trip. Conditions were spot on with a light breaze and just as we creasted the hill a mob of goats that would make you cry. With well in excess of 20 animals we set up and ranged them. The boy got the first shot then the old men followed suit. All done and dusted we popped five (four billys and one nanny). Only took 30 minutes to get then and one minute to shoot, then ages to butcher them all. Two freezers nice and full, or will be after they have aged a bit. Great afternoon/evening out.

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    Man that feed cover looks good, they should be fat as!

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    Very good feed cover and the animals were all in very good condition. The billy was very big, I have not seen one so large before. The back straps measured much longer than my forearm. Easy 135yard shots. The lad was shooting 223, father in law 7mm08, and I bloodied my new 6.5 Creedmoor. Interestingly the 6.5 made a very clean entry and exit wound with hornady whitetail ammo. Looks like it hit the lungs and that particular animal droped instantly. The 6.5 looks like a very powerful beast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rossi.45 View Post
    early start on the hill this morning with the .17hmr Quad

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    back to the motor later for a coffee & changed over to the .204R to catch a few more who thought they were safely out of range

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    nice to see the Ruger1 is still doing it i miss it but happy because it looks like it lives varmint heaven
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    I haven't been posting much but hunting a lot. Rabbits , rabbits and more rabbits, 800 over Christmas break just in case @ Rossi.45 thinks I aren't working my end of the gorge
    Another walk yesterday evening in 35 degree heat, farms are very dry.
    This was worth a photo though, 70 mtrs, sub sonic. Crawled 10 mtrs until another sub smashed him just to make sure.
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    pictiure showing how dry the farm is . . .

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    without a picture . .. it never happened !

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    Farming dust?
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    Great photo @rossi.45
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    Got 11 goats on Saturday evening just after the rain stopped. There's a couple with interesting colouring.
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    The forest is very green in contrast to Otago
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    Yikes.

 

 

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