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    More pills and Powder!! burtonator's Avatar
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    Hard but productive night at the office

    Right i don't usually do a write up for stories but i thought i would for a change.
    Been flat out with work the last few weeks and haven't been able to get out much, and with a need to blood the new 243 Ackley (thanks Tuiman) i thought i would go for a walk after doing my 2nd job delivering sperm. Yea thats right "SPERM" haha (could be opening myself up here but owell)
    Work for LIC anyway..............finished the delivery at 8pm near a place i know there is a few deer rolling round, so after a quick talk to the owner i was heading up the valley to the "secret lookout" after taking in a few deep breaths......... getting up the hill i was sitting, waiting, ready 8:20pm. Sat there for around 20min started to get cold, chucked on a few more layers and had another look around and " wallah" deer spotted down on one of the grassy flats.
    Ranged at 442yards wind was blowing a very strong left to right which was not ideal, so i crawled closer. Managed to get to 400yards and couldn't really get any closer without getting seen so that would have to be it. Settled down into a nice shooting position ammo and drop chart all sorted 4.25 moa up i was lying down ready for that bloody wind to stop, (i also tried to take a photo through the scope with my phone but that was a total fail!) after a few minutes there was a break in the wind and the deer went side on at the same time, this was the chance.
    Was thinking to myself if i aim straight at the crease if the wind blows it alittle then it will go through the shoulder so i should be mint. Squeased the shot off and the tel tale "thud" came back, Awesome!!!! deer jumped up ran for 5-10 meters then fell over. I watched it in the scope for a couple of minutes and then walked over to it.
    Cut its throat when i got there, (ive had a couple of bad experiences where the deer have tried to get up at run away even with a 300g 338 through its shoulder)
    Gutted the deer and found id hit right where i had aimed and the 105 amax did a great job of the lungs and heart so was happy with that.
    left my rifle and pack with the deer and Started walking back the the truck and managed to spot another deer with my quickly going flat head torch not 20 meters in front of me
    one of those "bugger" times but all was good, magic time out and managed to put a deer into the in-laws freezer.
    So to sum it up i got paid to go and shoot a deer and i think you couldn't get much better than that
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    Nice one
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    Hard but productive night at the office

    Nice. Gotta get Abe to send mine back. What powder you running?
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    Great shot good animal to.

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    Thanks fellas.
    Just 2217 at the moment have heaps of it. doing 3030fps with the 105 amax so not to bad. could get faster with n560 and n160 but ill use this for now
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    Very nice looking area

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    Well done, that is a nice young stag. The eating will be good. Resisting strongly the urge to say something about the sperm delivery but i suspect many of us have done a fair bit of that over the years.
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    Hard but productive night at the office

    Well done
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    Very nicely done mate. Thats a neat looking rifle too, what does it weigh??

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    Yea great little setup. It's light, ill chuck it on the scales tonight.
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    Nice one, Neat calibre, I reckon my next rifle will be 280AI

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    Good read well done
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    Nice work mate!!!
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    Rifle is 6lb 10oz (3kg) no suppressor and 7lb 6oz (3.3kg) with suppressor
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    Good to see shes still tipping them over mate

    Few shots away that day..................

 

 

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