Went back out today...

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  • Went back out today...

    And did twice as good as last time!

    (excuse the pic, forgot the memory card in the camera and had to use the phone)

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    First one, had issues hitting it because every time I pulled the trigger, it seemed to just move. Clipped it once, followed up with a second to finish it - missed 4 times.
    Luckily for the bunny, it was the last 2 that hit. I actually think there was more coming into play with this though. I set up a target about 25m out when we got there to make sure it was accurate with the barras, sure enough - dead on. So I'm prone, with the shroud poking through some chicken wire and there's a couple of long blades of grass sticking up - basically a little camo, and I think the grass and the chicken wire were sending the shots off. After that, no bunnies, but there were a few on the other side of the paddock, so I scoot around a heap of cover so I don't spook any of them, but they're onto me and scoot. I take up position near a Shed that borders the neighbours horse paddock - There's a horse. I'm worried I may spook the horse, so I try to move past. He follows. I see a bunny about 40m away, and I'm not sure of my holdover, so I get a bit closer. I get to about 35m and I'm behind a stack of logs with the bipod set, bunny is in sight but facing away. I'm waiting for a better shot, it's not happening but suddenly he sticks his head straight up. I've got a good view of the back of the head and I holdover 1+3/4- 2mildots, squeeze, and his head drops. I go to check, he's down. Straight through the back of the head and out his nose - one of his eyes almost fully out. Wow, I can not believe it was that perfect. That was the last pellet in the magazine too. After the first six, I took a couple of sighting shots to make sure it was on, and it was, so I had another clip ready to go - not necessary.

  • #2
    Sounds like a great day out mate, well done.
    Whacking Varmints is my passion!

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    • #3
      Must be a great feeling taking home so meat for the family. Well done.

      Paul

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        YUM!!!!

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          Well done!
          Is that a .22 or .177?

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          http://youtu.be/Nq1FTp51LDo



          Originally posted by SuburbanMe" post=43018
          YUM!!!!
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      • #5
        Good shooting - And good Field-Craft too BTW
        "For it is the doom of men that they forget"

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