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Description: A doe taken on Thanksgiving with my 50ae
Poster: EricS
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Franchise
Shooting Master

Registered: December 2008
Location: Castalia, NC
Posts: 3,950
Sat November 30, 2013 15:07 Rating: 10.00 

That is a great looking barrel Smile I bet it really hammered that doe!
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Muddy
enthusiast

Registered: January 2007
Location: Missouri
Posts: 266
Sat November 30, 2013 15:18

Nice job!!! Congratulations.


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EricS
enthusiast

Registered: June 2011
Location: South GA
Posts: 296
Sat November 30, 2013 16:24

That's the first animal I have shot at with the AE. The shot was about seven yards. I couldn't believe it when she ran out of sight. I was starting to think I missed. But it was only seven yards. I was about 20 foot up so the angle was steep. When I got down to look for blood I found a piece of the heart and some lung tissue where she was standing. The blood trail couldn't have been better. I still can't believe she made it 50 yards. Oh well I'm glad I didn't hit the shoulder. Entered on the edge of the backstrap just behind the right shoulder and exited the other side below where the brown meets the white. Franchise any idea of a kill count on that barrel?
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Franchise
Shooting Master

Registered: December 2008
Location: Castalia, NC
Posts: 3,950
Sat November 30, 2013 16:42

Eric, I'm not really sure. It took a Yak bull, a Nilgai, a few boar & exotics and around 30 or so WT deer. I knew you would be impressed with the 50 AE when you were able to use it. Those that say it is useless for hunting simply just don't know because they have never hunted with a 50 AE or they are just nuts!
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KRal
Shootist

Registered: April 2005
Location: MS
Posts: 6,311
Sat November 30, 2013 21:24

Congrats!

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Darrell H
veteran

Registered: February 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 1,378
Sun December 1, 2013 03:08

That's cool, good shooting Eric congrats! I've got a .50 AE cylinder (along with a 500 jrh cylinder) on a jack Huntington freedom arms conversion. I'd like to try it out but haven't had the opportunity yet. Hopefully soon. Smile
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BBwheelgunner
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Registered: November 2009
Location: Olympic Penninsula, WA
Posts: 1,526
Mon December 2, 2013 13:18

flathead down! good shooting!

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