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45 cal omega

Old 05-06-2020, 03:07 PM
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Default 45 cal omega

after messing around with the GPR I decided to get out the Omega and see how it did with a standard hunting load.
I chose to go with a 110 gr Blackhorn and a 260 gr Dead Center sabot. I has to ditch the tan sabot and switch to a blue crush rib as the tan was to tight.
The gun has a Lyman peep sight in the rear which really restricts my range and a Phoenix precision front sight . I stayed at 300 yards for the longest shots.

Gun: Omega 45 cal Douglas 1:18 bull barrel
110 gr Blackhorn
260 gr Dead Center sabot
Federal 209 primer
I don't know how to do videos so this is just raw footage. It isn't edited to cut out the long delay between turning on the camera and firing

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Old 05-08-2020, 04:28 AM
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Nice. For most of my hunting anymore I like the .45. Movies make the .50 more popular. But the .45 will handle just about anything. Now I do like playing with my .58 with PRB. And I can't wait to put the smack down on a deer with one.
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