Recent content by Michael Dean

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    7x57 favorite loads

    All my 7x57s except for one are Ackley Improved so my load data is way too hot for the average 7x57. I do use RL17 in all of my loads, I get about 200fps more using the RL 17 over IMR 4350 or Varget.
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    Eland, is the .308 Winchester enough gun?

    I went on an African Safari last fall and took two rifles; a 270WSM and a 338 federal. Eight of the nine animals I took were with the 270WSM and the Eland was shot with the 338 federal. You can't appreciate how damn large those animals are until you stand next to one. You're talking...
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    What Have You Killed with the 7x57

    Over the past thirty plus years all of my deer hunting has been with my Ruger No.1 in 7x57. I've gone through twenty rifles over that time period but always went back to my 7x57. Deer Elk Antilope, all have been taken with this rifle.
  4. Blue Wildebeest Hunting South Africa

    Blue Wildebeest Hunting South Africa

  5. South Africa Hunt Black Wildebeest

    South Africa Hunt Black Wildebeest

  6. Hunting Impala in South Africa

    Hunting Impala in South Africa

  7. Burchell's Plain Zebra Hunt South Africa

    Burchell's Plain Zebra Hunt South Africa

  8. Hunting Springbok in South Africa

    Hunting Springbok in South Africa

  9. Eland Hunt South Africa

    Eland Hunt South Africa

 
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