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post #4 of (permalink) Old 12-15-2007, 03:13 AM
joel the signman
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just cuz it holds 150 doesnt meen ya have to shoot 150.when i bought mine i was pumped that it was a magnum.i shoot 150 /265 boy did it kill my shoulder .I started to flinch,which is the worst habit you can pick up.i lowered down to 100/245 and i can shoot all day and put im in the 10 ring at a 100yrds..during the civil war they used a small round lead ball and no more than 80 grains and it killed people dead.

Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver and thy bow, and go out to the field, and take me some venison.
Genesis 27:3 "The thinking deer hunter should mature through three phases during his hunting life. First phase, "I need to kill a deer." Second phase, I want to harvest a nice deer. And last phase, we must manage this resource so our children and their children can experience the grand tradition of good deer hunting." - Jim Slinsky
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