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Hunting for Mule Deer and Antelope last week with handguns

Old 10-23-2019, 08:11 PM
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Without help from Chris Rhodes, I would have never got this done, as it would have been physically impossible.
Chris packed my mule deer out for me, and he helped me quarter every animal.
I got released from more limitations from my knee surgery, but I am still as weak as a kitten, and wear out quick.
I had a great time and even borrowed two of Chris's revolvers too boot. Feels good to get back in the saddle!
I did some hunting last week with a variety of handguns. It was a great week!
Mule Deer at 280ish yards with a 6.5 Creed XP-100 142 LR AB off of a tri-pod with Hog Saddle type clamp

Buck antelope with my 44 Magnum Franken-Ruger at around 110 yards-240 grain XTP (Black Hills Ammo)

Doe antelope with a 686 S&W at 124 yards. 158 grain XTP FP

Doe antelope at 255 yards with a 6 BR XP-100 Old School Remington Factory ammo 100 grain Corelokt

Coyote with a Performance Center 44 Mag at 91 yards - 240 grain Sierra JHP
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Old 10-23-2019, 08:47 PM
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That looks like a busy week! Nice shooting

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Old 10-24-2019, 08:07 AM
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Sounds like you and your buddy had a nice hunt. I have seen your photos on a couple other sites and enjoyed seeing them. Were you two hunting on private land?
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Old 10-24-2019, 08:21 AM
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Yes, we were for this day and a half.
Chris and his wife took their buck antelope and his mule deer buck on public land, a couple weeks previous though.
We also hunted public land the week before for doe antelope, and I could have easily filled my doe tags with my XP-100, but I wanted to use revolvers.
We had a great time!
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Old 10-24-2019, 01:54 PM
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Nice shooting!
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Old 10-25-2019, 05:19 AM
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Thats some serious handgun hunting! Congratulations.
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Old 10-25-2019, 12:31 PM
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Congrats on some good hunting. I enjoyed the pics and the back story.
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Old 10-29-2019, 08:40 PM
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Very nice hunting, congratulations!
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