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Old April 28, 2009, 09:28 PM   #1
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Hey guys im a relatively new shooter. Me and my buddies were talking about shooting long range and they said they could make a 300+ yard shot with a 20 to 30 mph wind. All they said is that they would just make the adjustments on the scope but im not sure. Is this possible to make a good shot in these conditions?
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Old April 28, 2009, 09:29 PM   #2
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With practice and doping the wind...........yes.
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Old April 28, 2009, 09:32 PM   #3
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thanks i was just wondering if it could be done but i mean is it that probable that your going to be hunting in strong wind gusts?
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Old April 28, 2009, 09:36 PM   #4
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in kansas maybe...
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Old April 28, 2009, 09:38 PM   #5
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Old April 28, 2009, 09:40 PM   #6
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Go to 29 Palms and check out a 1000 yard match. You'd be supprise what one could do when shooting in the wind.
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Old April 28, 2009, 09:46 PM   #7
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"they said they could make a 300+ yard shot with a 20 to 30 mph wind"

Can they make a 300 yard shot? Have you seen them make a 100 yard shot yet when the wind is blowing?

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Old April 28, 2009, 10:32 PM   #8
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Go to 29 Palms and check out a 1000 yard match. You'd be supprise what one could do when shooting in the wind.
Kraig:

20-30 mph winds; you must only shoot on good days at the Stumps
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Old April 28, 2009, 11:24 PM   #9
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20-30 mph winds; you must only shoot on good days at the Stumps
Got that right. One year the wind was blowing so hard I had to hold over two target frames. But I got on paper. The Range officer told the pits to pull the targets when their shooter quit or finished to keep them from getting tore up. The guy who's target I was using quit and they pulled my referance target. Cost me 30 points to get back on paper.

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