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Thread: HELLS CANYON V NORWEST

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    HELLS CANYON V NORWEST

    I was thinking of taking the 300 wm for a walk next week.So even tho it was blowing a bitch i went out to our local range,check the 100yd zero,all good then went back to 400yds to check the 400yd drop and my shooting with this beast.I had a white ribbon tide to my target post so went the wind drops off i squeeze the trigger.The range down wind is nor west so if i do it right,i should be close.Well i squeezed off 2 shots when the wind dropped off for a few seconds for each shot.The shots felt good and bugger all recoil and rifle stayed steady after each trigger pull.Got get the breathing and me old eyes right.
    Went down and had a look at the target.Well bugger me days,the Hells Canyon Long Range 300wm with its 26in barrel sure does some fine shooting.
    Close enough to 1/4 moa at 400yds and a 19.29 drop.So my drop chart all good and scope spot on.
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    You can shoot alright.
    What's the 'scope?

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    No name on scope 5x30x56,my son inlaw got it from China.$300-$400 job.Wasnt that fussed on it at the start but it holds zero,buitfull glass.Dials ok.Rifle quiet light to carry tho without suppresser.One day i forgot to put my earmuffs on when it had the muzzel break on.My ears rang for a hour after ffs.Scope was on 15x at 400yds.Nice steady picture.

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    Nice bit of shooting , always good to know your zero is good ,helps the confidence no end.

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    I spend a bit of time at the range,lot more than hunting time.But i dont miss much.

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    i too find the long range browning impressive(300wsm)can shoot mine without muffs alright ,,just the brake on,,and little recoil for a magnum
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Fog View Post
    i too find the long range browning impressive(300wsm)can shoot mine without muffs alright ,,just the brake on,,and little recoil for a magnum
    Cripes. How's your hearing? Do you hunt by yourself?

    Nice guns.

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    now to put Dustys comment in perspective...the old fart is nearly deaf now...on a good day ........so DEFINATELY not recommended to shoot braked rifle without at least ear plugs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahr View Post
    Cripes. How's your hearing? Do you hunt by yourself?

    Nice guns.
    i hunt by myself because most young people are far slower than i,,they shoot short barreled rifles with suppressors on which are hard on my hearing,,i may be fairly deaf but my mate put a brake on his 243 and as ive said before it was bloody loud,,short barrels produce a different sound wave to what a long one does,,i will be happy to fire my 26 inch without muffs as its only the same bang disturbance as a 270,,i used one culling but only went to the 222 because of the extra rounds i could carry
    from memory most rifles in the good old days were 24 inch jobs,,as our living standards went up so did peoples bulk and because they were unfit for their size the demand for super lite appeared on the scene which are a damn sight harder to shoot than the norm
    i had good hearing until the mini 14 appeared and in a moment of madness i brought one and soon after my hearing started going downhill,,
    my 223 has a 22 inch prodder and a suppressor and i will never advise anyone to go shorter,,so there fellas put that in your pipe n smoke it
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    yip Im younger...much rounder...much less fitter.... but my hearing sure as shit doesnt like un suppressed centrefire anymore......and none of my rifles are shorter than they left the factory...the one I had shortened has gone to a new loving home....as for centrefire with a brake.....FCUK THAT for a game of soldiers.....

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    mick my man you havent heard mine so pls have an open mind,,youre never too old to learn

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    It didnt take me long to get a suppresser,the muzzel brake stays up in the cupboard.At the range i still wear ear muffs and with the suppresser on .Bugger all recoil and pleasant to shoot.I just shoot off the bonnet of the truck,rifle sits on a couple of cushions.Cushions take all the recoil bounce out of the rifle,smooth as.Rifle hardly moves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Fog View Post
    i too find the long range browning impressive(300wsm)can shoot mine without muffs alright ,,just the brake on,,and little recoil for a magnum
    Bugger that,you stuff yr hearing mate.NZDA dont allow muzzel brakes at their range days.Somebody will ban you out of the range area smartly.
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    im too young to go deaf...open mind yes....unblocked ears nope....not for this K1W1 AND even if its ok for my ears,poor Meg me dog would wear blast bigtime and having deaf dog isnt a hell of a lot of fun...been there and done that....
    I do appreciate longer barrels....they surely do take blast further away from my ears....still anymore than 3-4 shots and my ears ring for hours...too many years of too many big blasts has taken its toll......duck shooting is only time I go bare ears or no suppressor now...I cant pick direction of sound of ducks or muffs would stay on.

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    Brakes without muffs are a no go regardless of what people think. Will go deaf very quick
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