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#194540 - 09/24/18 09:24 PM Thunder is ready to go elk hunting
Ernie
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After adjusting my ballistic software, I wanted to have one more round of drop confirmations out to 1000 yards with my center-grip 7mm Dakota XP-100.
Elk season opens on October 1st. Today I shot at 3, 4, 5, 6, 750, and 1K.
I also introduced a young teenager to XP?s.
His first ever live round was at 500 yards and he did a great job.
https://youtu.be/cRfCxi1oU4A
My videos are at 750 yards and then at 1000 yards.
https://youtu.be/OR1C06N2nok
The shot at 1000 yards maybe hard to see but it shot perfect for wind and maybe about an inch and a half low, maybe 2" low.
https://youtu.be/KpoGhh5SFSc
750 yards was spot on for drop and drift.
Season opens on Monday the 1st, and I plan to be in the field. I have 2-cow tags to fill in that area.
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#194542 - 09/25/18 12:42 AM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: Ernie]
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Good luck on your hunt.

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#194543 - 09/25/18 01:37 AM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: Bob Roach]
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 Originally Posted By: Bob Roach
Good luck on your hunt.


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#194546 - 09/25/18 11:50 AM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: pab1]
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Awesome. Good luck Ernie! I really admire you guys that can make those kind of shots.
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#194552 - 09/25/18 05:06 PM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: Randy M]
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Parker actually shooting Thunder.
https://youtu.be/pDPx5sh8kPg
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#194748 - 10/05/18 10:28 PM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: Ernie]
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OK, I subscribed. Expect to see some really good stuff from you!
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#194749 - 10/05/18 11:49 PM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: Handgun400]
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 Originally Posted By: Handgun400
OK, I subscribed. Expect to see some really good stuff from you!

What do you want to see?
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#194760 - 10/06/18 02:01 PM Re: Thunder is ready to go elk hunting [Re: pab1]
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 Originally Posted By: pab1
 Originally Posted By: Bob Roach
Good luck on your hunt.


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