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Broke in my 17 HMR

Old 02-19-2007, 06:12 PM
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I took my new toy out yesterday. It is a Marlin 17 HMR with a BSA 3-12 scope. I was walking along the edge of the woods and found 3 sets of fresh coyote tracks in the snow. I started following them and would set up and call whenever I came to the top of a ridge. Did this a few times and then started the caller again. Less than 10 seconds and I see 2 of them coming right at me. The first one spotted me trying to aim. She stopped 50 yards outand stared straight at me. I put the cross hairs in the middle of her chest and squeezed. She hit the ground and her tail flipped once and that was it. The other one took off before I could get another shot. It was a lot of fun!!

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Old 02-19-2007, 07:02 PM
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WOW! Great looking yote!! Congrats!
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Old 02-19-2007, 07:07 PM
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Very nice!!Just curious what bullet did you use and what brand?I have been shooting cci jacketed hollow points,works pretty well on fox.
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Old 02-19-2007, 07:21 PM
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Nice yote and nice rifle. I bet you like it dont ya?!?! Ive talked to a few people that said they have trouble killin yotes with a 17 HMR. I guess they just got proved wrong.
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Old 02-19-2007, 08:21 PM
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Looks good!!!
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Old 02-20-2007, 04:34 AM
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Looks liike she would make a good rug or wall hanging. Congrats.
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Old 02-20-2007, 04:56 AM
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Nice work congrats to you !
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Old 02-20-2007, 05:53 AM
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NIce yote, I was thinking about purchasing that gun. How do you like it?
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Old 02-20-2007, 06:02 AM
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Nice yote and gun. Good job!

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Old 02-20-2007, 11:59 AM
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ya i would like too know also
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