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    trophy goat in kaimais

    For anyone who wants to get a goat in the 30" plus range, I saw one in this location (A) on the map. He isn't to afraid of people, I got to within 8m of him...then he ran about 20m away and stopped, then slowly walked off.


    On the other location marked (B) I saw about 5 goats in the creek just below the bluffs.

    I have no need to shoot a trophy goat as it wouldn't mean anything to me...but for someone starting out who wants something a bit special, well you don't get an opportunity like this every day...go get him.

    Kj

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    You're awesome!

    I hope someone gets him and posts up a pic
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toby View Post
    You're awesome!

    I hope someone gets him and posts up a pic
    +1 great post Kimjon
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    Nice one KJ.
    I shot my very first animal in creek at B. A little white Billy.
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    nice work mate... you didn't have a chance to try those new projectiles then?

    Excellent form tho' giving one of the newee's a chance at a good head... well done that man!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carpe Diem View Post
    nice work mate... you didn't have a chance to try those new projectiles then?

    Excellent form tho' giving one of the newee's a chance at a good head... well done that man!!
    Nah mate, haven't had a chance to load those up yet... but I'm keen to see how they kill, although I have no doubt that they will!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimjon View Post
    Nah mate, haven't had a chance to load those up yet... but I'm keen to see how they kill, although I have no doubt that they will!
    I'm not loading any 300Blk at the mo either - well reloading anyway at the moment got caught out with my full length Redding Die as a 300 round i was decapping got stuck good and tight - then I then managed to try to lever it out with the press - fail.... drill out.... fail !!!.... Send to the experts.... got back with the pin assembly thread pretty rooted. Oh well can buy new pin...

    Fail..... 4-6 weeks for parts - thank goodness I've got some new Hornady cases good to go...

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    Try graphite for necks (i mix powdered graphite and some lead shot in a small container, just dip neck in up to cases shoulder). And imperial sizing wax for body of case. A little goes a long way and you'll never get a stuck case again.

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    I do the same for all my rifle caliber loads. Even dip my projectiles prior. You can easily feel any difference in neck tension when seating as well.
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    Whats the bush like up there? Assuming its thick, say like whakamarama?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimjon View Post
    Try graphite for necks (i mix powdered graphite and some lead shot in a small container, just dip neck in up to cases shoulder). And imperial sizing wax for body of case. A little goes a long way and you'll never get a stuck case again.

    kJ
    Thanks KJ,

    Will move onto this approach shortly that Lee stuff is crap was using it 'cos it came with the press and I had it sitting there - sometimes not the best reason for using stuff. That said the Dillon spray stuff (and shake and bake) is good most of the time for exteriors, but I'm definitely going for the graphite you and R93 recommend for the neck tension and stopping hang ups.

    Thanks guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zak View Post
    Whats the bush like up there? Assuming its thick, say like whakamarama?
    It's not to bad down there, long but very flat track in. But certainly not overly thick Bush like Coromandel

    Kj

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    Quote Originally Posted by kimjon View Post
    It's not to bad down there, long but very flat track in. But certainly not overly thick Bush like Coromandel

    Kj
    I've been up to the Waitawheta Hut multiple times, however only tramping . I assume just continue the track past the hut and cut off the track and climb. I'd be keen to get up there, i hunt mainly the whakamarama area but keen for a different target. Cheers

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    Lots of cold river crossings . You will earn any goats-you get.
    Cutting gorse on the flat below the hut was my first job after I left school-
    If any one shoots some there could you let the forum know here. ?

 

 

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