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    .223s are gutless af

    Yhup thats about it. Still fun though
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    Its only Monday and you're drinking already?
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    They are pretty teets. Well the ammo Im using is anyway

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    @Toby

    Glad to see you were able to drag your sorry arse outta that ditch and make your way home safely.

    I dropped several Goats at about 200m earlier this year with my gutless .223

    Cheers
    Pete
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    I dropped a few at 200 today with my gutless .223 as well pete
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toby View Post
    I dropped a few at 200 today with my gutless .223 as well pete
    Toby

    I bet our gutless 223's could drop them at 5 Hundy too..................... but only if we were up to it.

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    I have trouble once they get past 360 pete

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    Me too Toby

    But I've been practising ..... can hit an 8" gong at 5 hundy ..... sometimes.

    Haven't tried to shoot a Goat at that range yet but I feel confident I can do it.

    Cheers
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    This was the best we did, 2 more by me not in the pic. Only 2 got away.

    One good billy took a neck shot at 60 walked off so I went down to where he was now he was looking at me maybe 20m away thought fuck it shoulder shot cause he was through scrub hit him he heads up the hill haply as larry then I smack him as he was walking up again before he fell over. I dont know much but I know my 6.5 would of dropped him with the neck shot. But thats nothing my main concern is it wasnt a one off it happend on atleast 15 goats or so it was shit.

    Hard to say cause the ones at 200 dropped like a sack of shit same as one mob at 170 but these close enoughs just werent cutting it. Maybe it was too fast so its the opposite of gutless?

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    Toby

    The 55gr Vmaxs I used to run do this too.

    At short range they would go straight through without killing well.

    The Sierra 65gr spire points drop them in their tracks.

    Cheers
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    This is just 55gr sp. That bulk pack ammo from H&F which reminds me I need more now. It shoots average as but its under a dollar a shot and Im lazy enough as it is with my reloading I cant see me loading .223 anytime soon

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    Good on you @Toby and @P38, I also love my "223", actually I am looking to trade my CZ455 22LR Evolution on a 223 or a 6.5

    Good stuff!

    Mac

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    Not called a poo poo free for nothing Toby, eh
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Size:  87.2 KBtry a 50 grn projectile rather than the run of mill hard 55s....you may be surprised at difference. big red hind yesterday didn't go 3 feet after 50 grn hit her.
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    as my old dad used to say ' its a poor workman that blames his tools '
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