Welcome guest, is this your first visit? Create Account now to join.
  • Login:

Welcome to the NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.

Alpine DPT


User Tag List

+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst 1234
Results 46 to 57 of 57
Like Tree169Likes

Thread: What old farts do for an afternoon...

  1. #46
    Member Brian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Upper Hutt
    Posts
    760
    There's a lot to be said for shooting deer at 50 yds rather than 500 specially near dark.
    Tahr, veitnamcam, Gibo and 3 others like this.

  2. #47
    Member Tahr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    NI
    Posts
    6,140
    Something that I didn't mention about the 425 yard shot at the pig that I missed was that when I dialled my scope back to the zero lock after the shot I noticed that when I had sighted the rifle in last week I had reset the turret to "1" MOA instead "0". So my shot would have been 4" lower than it ought to have been.

    As Brian commented, if you can hold to 1 moa at 400 yards, that's a 4" circle, and if you add the 4" dialing error you are out to a bigger circle again, and then add the wind...

    No wonder I missed.

    I had reset the dial to zero before we shot the stag.
    Tentman likes this.

  3. #48
    Member Micky Duck's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    Geraldine
    Posts
    4,463
    once again Tilly"s nose saved the day....good on you chaps for getting out and getting the job done...Im tired just reading it.
    Tahr likes this.

  4. #49
    Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Masterton
    Posts
    54
    Old Farts out there
    Doing it
    Tahr, 57jl and Micky Duck like this.

  5. #50
    Member Tahr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    NI
    Posts
    6,140
    Quote Originally Posted by Tararuas hunter View Post
    Old Farts out there
    Doing it
    Ive just set the alarm for 3.55am. Craig and I are off to the Haurangis for the day. WX looks ok.
    Boaraxa likes this.

  6. #51
    Member Boaraxa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Southland
    Posts
    2,031
    Im gaging for a hunt haven't been out in ages & after reading your reports im getting cabin fever but the weather has been shit for sometime , mite go for a B8 tomorrow instead ...anyway good luck .
    Tahr likes this.
    The Green party putting the CON in conservation since 2017

  7. #52
    NRT
    NRT is offline
    Member NRT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    dunedin
    Posts
    518
    Quote Originally Posted by Tahr View Post
    Ive just set the alarm for 3.55am. Craig and I are off to the Haurangis for the day. WX looks ok.
    Hot barrels

    Sent from my TA-1025 using Tapatalk

  8. #53
    Member Brian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Upper Hutt
    Posts
    760
    After last weeks effort I decided it was time for an easy one.

    Tahr, nor-west, madjon_ and 3 others like this.

  9. #54
    Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,021
    Bloody trespasser eh? @Brian

  10. #55
    Member Brian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Upper Hutt
    Posts
    760
    Yeah.No binoculars were used in the harming of this animal.
    Tahr, nor-west, Trout and 4 others like this.

  11. #56
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2017
    Location
    Whangarei
    Posts
    399
    hehehe thanks, had to shear this with a couple of hunting mates.
    Z
    Tahr likes this.

  12. #57
    Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Te Atatu
    Posts
    70
    Nice work
    Tahr likes this.

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. afternoon with the hornets
    By northdude in forum Shooting
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 06-07-2018, 02:11 PM
  2. Cracker Afternoon
    By Mooseman in forum Fishing
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 29-05-2018, 09:52 PM
  3. A Silly Old Farts 2015...
    By Tahr in forum The Magazine
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 15-01-2016, 09:48 AM
  4. Afternoon All
    By ubique in forum Introductions
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 15-01-2015, 05:07 PM
  5. Afternoon from Ngatea
    By dairyhunter in forum Introductions
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 13-02-2013, 03:59 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Welcome to NZ Hunting and Shooting Forums! We see you're new here, or arn't logged in. Create an account, and Login for full access including our FREE BUY and SELL section Register NOW!!