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#196091 - 11/24/18 02:36 AM Button Buck
ruger4570
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Shot this button buck with my Encore with a 9" barrel in 357 mag. Used a 140 grain Barnes bullet. took a frontal shot with deer coming up a hill at 30 steps.



Shot went through the heart. He managed to run about 25 yards.



Shot this one the day before with an Ecore 20 gauge at 97 yards.


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#196092 - 11/24/18 06:37 AM Re: Button Buck [Re: ruger4570]
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I am glad the Barnes worked for you. Well Done.

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#196101 - 11/24/18 09:15 AM Re: Button Buck [Re: cherokeetracker]
Bob Roach
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Congratulations
I am surprised that the 357 Magnum is not a 357 Maximum with the Encore Platform to work with.

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#196102 - 11/24/18 09:17 AM Re: Button Buck [Re: Bob Roach]
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 Originally Posted By: Bob Roach
Congratulations
I am surprised that the 357 Magnum is not a 357 Maximum with the Encore Platform to work with.

Bob R

Congrats and a big Amen to what Bob said!
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#196106 - 11/24/18 09:56 AM Re: Button Buck [Re: JDK]
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good shooting...
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#196111 - 11/24/18 11:27 AM Re: Button Buck [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Congratulations!
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#196118 - 11/24/18 05:13 PM Re: Button Buck [Re: Russell]
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Excellent!
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#196119 - 11/24/18 05:15 PM Re: Button Buck [Re: Ernie]
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oops


Edited by cherokeetracker (11/25/18 08:35 AM)

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#196121 - 11/24/18 06:10 PM Re: Button Buck [Re: cherokeetracker]
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Very nice. Great bullet performance!

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#196132 - 11/24/18 09:20 PM Re: Button Buck [Re: tradmark]
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Congrats. I need to break in my Contender 357 Max.
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