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Old 07-31-2006, 04:00 AM
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It was great to see so many locals and a few ringins from up the road turn up for the big game rifle comp last sunday.Hope you had a top arvo kombi.Good to see you get a woody firing the 45/70.I had a shocker of a shoot,but it was fun as usual.
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Old 08-11-2006, 06:52 AM
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I've got to thank Wharf and his mates for an excellent comp.
Because of the current crazy restrictions at our range I haven't done signifcant amounts of centrefire target shooting for a while so it was great to play.
Moreover, a mate who has only fired his M96 Swede 6.5x55 sporter once before got to pump some rounds through it and really enjoy himself.
You're right about the was a blast!
I don't know about a woody though, it isn't exactly an intimate experience.
Anyone in the local region knew when I pulled the trigger.
After shooting a Marlin 1895 45-70 I decided I need to start the build on my custom Martini Henry 45-70.
I also spoke to a guy from Wharf's club who sells dangerous game rifles, Woodleigh projectiles, hunts water buff regularly and has spent time in Africa hunting Cape Buffalo.
He gave me a lot of advice in terms of using a 45-70 on buffalo which was excellent.
As such I'll be loading it with the Woodleigh 550gn RNSN and 550gn FMJ when it comes time to give Bob the Buffalo lead poisoning.
.22lr - .22 Hornet - 223 Rem - 7mm-08 - 303 British - .310 Cadet - 9.3x62 - 450/400 NE 3" - 44 WCF

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