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#204887 - 01/06/20 07:19 PM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: popo]
Pa. Mike
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Excellent post with great details. Congratulations on a successful hunt!

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#204888 - 01/06/20 07:50 PM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: Pa. Mike]
Brenden
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Congratulations! Two well placed shots.

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#204889 - 01/06/20 08:13 PM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: Brenden]
PsTaN
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Excellent ... and I'm happy you were able to create a memory that will last a lifetime!!
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#204890 - 01/06/20 08:23 PM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: PsTaN]
wheelguns
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Getting done,congratulations Chance.

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#204893 - 01/06/20 09:10 PM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: wheelguns]
Chance Weldon Administrator
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Thanks guys!

I forgot to mention, the load I used in the 327 was 13.1 grains of H110 under the 100 grain XTP. This averaged 1,794 fps out of the 12" barrel, and was about 1" accurate at 100 yards. The bullet seemed to have expanded rapidly initially, but the hole in the offside hide wasn't very large. Really wish I could have recovered it to see how well it held together.
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#204903 - 01/07/20 05:12 PM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: Chance Weldon]
Carpe Diem
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The 100XTP is surprisingly tough. IME with it in the .32 H&R Magnum at 1250 fps MV it expands but still penetrates well. The mushroom isn?t huge but it works.



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#204906 - 01/08/20 12:21 AM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: Carpe Diem]
dave thomas
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sub calibers will still get it done if properly placed. well done -the work begins!

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#204907 - 01/08/20 12:54 AM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: dave thomas]
BIZZMO
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Nice shootin!,Out west we call them side-hill salmon!

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#204909 - 01/08/20 03:47 AM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: Chance Weldon]
Zee
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Well done! A very good report and pleased to see the autopsy.

Congrats on both kills. I don?t discriminate firearm platform. I like them all. 😁
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#204910 - 01/08/20 07:38 AM Re: Two does down, one with my 327 Encore! [Re: jcp161]
racksmasher1
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Good shooting Chance

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