First little play with CEB Safari Raptors...

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First bull from today - proper Old Man Nganabbarru - above the culling spring. My wife and I heard a little noise above us, so I scrambled up the bank and shot him quartering-on at about thirty metres. He dashed about forty metres and tipped-over dead. 475 grain CEB Safari Raptor doing 2330fps (need to keep developing the load to waltz a little faster).

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Something like this bull exactly what I would like to take next year. I'll take age and that mass over length. I plan on using 50 cal 450 gr CEB bullets as well.
 

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Something like this bull exactly what I would like to take next year. I'll take age and that mass over length. I plan on using 50 cal 450 gr CEB bullets as well.

Hey, John J! You’re in for an awesome time at Carmor Plains! And being coastal with better nutrition year-round you’ll see some absolute monsters! That .500MDM will be devastating on them.
 

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That's great to hear. I'm thinking about taking my 2 kids with me. They will be 15 and 13 by then. I think we will have a great time. I need to get intouch with the outfitter and check pricing maybe throw in some pigs for the kids. I love these AU posts and pics. Keep them coming.
 

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Some loading today with my next little box of 475 grain CEB Safari Raptor: 103 grains of 2208 gives 2363fps. 105 grains of 2208 gives 2415fps.
 

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