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Old 01-13-2018, 04:57 PM
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Ok no wind,temperature warmed up ,time to do some gong ringing with the 6.5mm creedmoor,142 gr bullets----range 600 m took a couple of shots to zero,then fire,lift the ear protection,count to about three then hear that satisfying 'bong"you can actually group on the gong--next 1000m--hard to get that no wind day.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:11 PM
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Ok no wind,temperature warmed up ,time to do some gong ringing with the 6.5mm creedmoor,142 gr bullets----range 600 m took a couple of shots to zero,then fire,lift the ear protection,count to about three then hear that satisfying 'bong"you can actually group on the gong--next 1000m--hard to get that no wind day.
The ring of that gong hit at long range.....priceless. Good luck, but don't be afraid to shoot in the wind either.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:14 PM
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Are we allow to shoot out of the box of a truck like that? I have often wanted to throw even a table in there but wasn't sure of the legality.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:25 PM
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Gongs are great.

Reactive targets are all I shoot at once I'm sighted in.

Truck shooting is fine so long as your not hunting.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:54 PM
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Are we allow to shoot out of the box of a truck like that? I have often wanted to throw even a table in there but wasn't sure of the legality.
This on a private shooting range far from the road,and not hunting,so i think we are ok.
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:58 PM
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Are we allow to shoot out of the box of a truck like that? I have often wanted to throw even a table in there but wasn't sure of the legality.
It is illegal whether you are hunting, or shooting targets.
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The ring of that gong hit at long range.....priceless. Good luck, but don't be afraid to shoot in the wind either.
Of course i shoot in all kinds of weather,but that no wind day is sooooo fun-----now you just "lob" them in there----
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:00 PM
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It is illegal whether you are hunting, or shooting targets.
X2 yup. I was shooting off the roof of my truck at gophers on my own land 25 years ago and a fish cop was nice enough to let me know it was illegal.
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:36 PM
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X2 yup. I was shooting off the roof of my truck at gophers on my own land 25 years ago and a fish cop was nice enough to let me know it was illegal.
all the gopher shooters i see shooting from the vehicles
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:49 PM
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It is illegal whether you are hunting, or shooting targets.
Sure is but guys on ao donít break the law they only complain when someone else breaks it lol
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:05 PM
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I don't see any laws being broken. As far as I am concerned, bolt is open. For all we know he is just spotting the target.
It is pretty cool to be ringing gongs at 600 yards plus.
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:37 PM
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I don't see any laws being broken. As far as I am concerned, bolt is open. For all we know he is just spotting the target.
It is pretty cool to be ringing gongs at 600 yards plus.
Exactly. Sure is nice to have someone spotting for You from a steady platform like that. .....
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Old 01-13-2018, 10:05 PM
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Sure is but guys on ao donít break the law they only complain when someone else breaks it lol
I never complain,or in fact break the law,but my fly will bring the self righteous out of the woodwork---you were so easy--a negative element and so predictable-----
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Old 01-13-2018, 10:09 PM
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X2 yup. I was shooting off the roof of my truck at gophers on my own land 25 years ago and a fish cop was nice enough to let me know it was illegal.
This was in montana,do that matter???
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This was in montana,do that matter???
I have no idea what Montanaís firearms law is. Here I know itís illegal.
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Old 01-14-2018, 12:39 PM
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I love my 6.5cm. Itís itís fantastic in the wind out to 1000m. Just practice in as many conditions and take notes. It becomes easier and more satisfying!


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Old 01-14-2018, 01:25 PM
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Im excited to get mine out.
I bought a 6.5creed rem 700 barrelled action. Its a 24" with an 1/8 twist. I bought a Hogue overmould stock but that was a complete POS so I ordered up the magpul setup. I was going to go with a bell and carlson but i liked that magpul makes the matching bottom metal and magazine. I was going to put a vortex viper pst but instead went with the Leupold vx3i LRP 8.5-25x50 first focal with tmr reticle.
Instead of taking it out in the snow, I am going to wait for the first sunny warm spring day. Pretty excited.
On a side note, my next step is to do a little bedding job. Magpul says its not needed but I think it cant hurt. Anyone in Edmonton good at this? Im a autobody tech so Im sure I could do a nice job. But its always easier to watch someone experienced do a nice bedding job. If there are any of you guys want to teach me... Like i said im sure I could do a nice job.
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Old 01-14-2018, 02:10 PM
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Im excited to get mine out.
I bought a 6.5creed rem 700 barrelled action. Its a 24" with an 1/8 twist. I bought a Hogue overmould stock but that was a complete POS so I ordered up the magpul setup. I was going to go with a bell and carlson but i liked that magpul makes the matching bottom metal and magazine. I was going to put a vortex viper pst but instead went with the Leupold vx3i LRP 8.5-25x50 first focal with tmr reticle.
Instead of taking it out in the snow, I am going to wait for the first sunny warm spring day. Pretty excited.
On a side note, my next step is to do a little bedding job. Magpul says its not needed but I think it cant hurt. Anyone in Edmonton good at this? Im a autobody tech so Im sure I could do a nice job. But its always easier to watch someone experienced do a nice bedding job. If there are any of you guys want to teach me... Like i said im sure I could do a nice job.
Beautiful a riflemans rifle those long boatail bullets the product of engineering genius-----
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Old 01-14-2018, 02:13 PM
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I have no idea what Montanaís firearms law is. Here I know itís illegal.
good to be in the know,how did you like that 600m gong ringing???a 300 m deer looks like an elephant----
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