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Old May 23, 2010, 07:45 PM   #1
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Whats the longest shot you"ve taken with a 308 while hunting

Well the title sugests the topic discussion: WHATS THE LONGEST SHOT YOU"VE TAKEN WITH A 308 WHILE HUNTING
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Old May 23, 2010, 07:46 PM   #2
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127 steps. An easy shot for a 30-30.
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Old May 23, 2010, 07:57 PM   #3
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About 60 yards ,on a hog hunt .
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Old May 23, 2010, 08:17 PM   #4
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200 yds.

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Old May 23, 2010, 08:24 PM   #5
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572 yards on a groundhog. Got him!
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Old May 23, 2010, 08:50 PM   #6
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Coyote at 217 yards...
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Old May 23, 2010, 09:33 PM   #7
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Longest shot made was a Pronghorn at 250 yards. Longest shot taken was a Pronghorn at 400 yards. Shot went just low.
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Old May 23, 2010, 09:41 PM   #8
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Hey MooseMike, Whats your signature say?? et cognoscetis veritatem et veritas liberabit vos
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Old May 23, 2010, 10:36 PM   #9
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Old May 23, 2010, 10:44 PM   #10
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A little over 400 yards on a coyote. Dead calm, 165 BTSP, 4-16x 40 set on 8x, standing broadside, Mauser action w/Parker Hale milsurp target barrel dropped in it's tracks w/o a quiver-must have been a spine shot.
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Old May 24, 2010, 12:14 AM   #11
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Hunting people count? 600 yds plus, Army M-14, issue ammo, iron sights. Silhouette targets on a military range, set out beyond the standard 500 yds. Ft. Hood, TX, circa 1968.
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Old May 24, 2010, 12:17 AM   #12
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whitetail

Took a shot seated, braced against a fencepost, connected at 225 long paces, on a 5pt meat buck.

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Old May 24, 2010, 12:19 AM   #13
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Oh yeah

Win 88 was an heirloom from my grandad. The fixed 4x on the rifle was put on as a Christmas gift from my Dad when I was 13.
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Old May 24, 2010, 12:27 AM   #14
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275 yards with a .308 out of a Savage Model 99 take down. Shot at and hit (one shot kill) a Caribu in Saskatchewan just North of Prince Albert. This was in 1988. scope was a Bushnell 3x9.
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Old May 24, 2010, 03:15 AM   #15
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2 shots, the first being a sighter. Sako 308, Leupold 3-9 x 40, cranked up to 9x. Second shot aimed about a telegraph pole high dropped a goat in its tracks a shade over 900 yards. Wouldnt try the shot on a deer, but goats are pests in this area and have to be culled. My mate witnessed this and said he wished he hadnt as he'd know I would be talking about it for years.
Longest shot I take these days with the 308 is around 300 to 350 yards.
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Old May 24, 2010, 06:49 AM   #16
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Made a shot between 200 and 225 yards on a pronghorn.

I was using a custom made .308 using a Herter's action. That gun is freakin' scary accurate.
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Old May 24, 2010, 07:18 AM   #17
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You got it.
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Old May 24, 2010, 08:22 AM   #18
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Using a 165gr Federal Premium in my SSG, I dropped a nice whitetail 420 steps across a bean field. Cross hairs on the back and hit almost too low in the boiler room but flipped it backwards for meat on the table.
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Old May 24, 2010, 08:54 AM   #19
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While I've shot steel out to 900 yards, longest .308 shot on game (whitetail) was just over 120 yards. Remington Model Seven, Leupold 2-7X compact, 150 grain Remington Core-Lokts, wooded hills of Pennsylvania.
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Old May 24, 2010, 10:41 AM   #20
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My longest shot was a ground hog at 275 yards with a browning A-bolt I hit it just under the jaw in the center of the neck.
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Old May 24, 2010, 11:05 AM   #21
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About 250yds. The bullet was .308, the cartridge was .30-06
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Old May 24, 2010, 01:15 PM   #22
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This last deer season hunting over a field. The buck walked out as I was getting to my truck. Braced acroos the bed of the truck I shot across the field. 1st shot stopped him walking (would not stop for me) then the 2nd DRT (dead right there). I walked off 257 steps. I was shooting a NEF Survivor 308 with a Nikon 4x32 scope. Ammo was Federal Fusion 180 grain round.
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Old May 24, 2010, 02:05 PM   #23
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220 yards at a coyote and 123 yards on a deer.
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Old May 24, 2010, 03:53 PM   #24
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Old May 24, 2010, 03:58 PM   #25
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274 steps from a 6'7" feller.
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