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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #15 - Jan 28th, 2018 at 3:14pm
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You two killers could give ol Bugs a chance and start shooting off hand,no shooting sticks or rests back in the Roo Board days  Shocked. If yi didn't knock em over when in full flight with in three shots you were eventually down the road.
Far too easy with these thermal things Cheesy,,then I guess they are real heavy? It is very much like a video game eh,quite cool really  Smiley and bloody effective.
  

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Reply #16 - Jan 28th, 2018 at 5:35pm
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EC wrote on Jan 28th, 2018 at 3:14pm:
You two killers could give ol Bugs a chance and start shooting off hand,no shooting sticks or rests back in the Roo Board days  Shocked. If yi didn't knock em over when in full flight with in three shots you were eventually down the road.
Far too easy with these thermal things Cheesy,,then I guess they are real heavy? It is very much like a video game eh,quite cool really  Smiley and bloody effective.

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Reply #17 - Jan 28th, 2018 at 6:02pm
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Would you say your shooting in general has taken a leap forward W. in speed and accuracy.
  

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #18 - Jan 28th, 2018 at 6:04pm
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EC wrote on Jan 28th, 2018 at 3:14pm:
You two killers could give ol Bugs a chance and start shooting off hand,no shooting sticks or rests back in the Roo Board days  Shocked. If yi didn't knock em over when in full flight with in three shots you were eventually down the road.
Far too easy with these thermal things Cheesy,,then I guess they are real heavy? It is very much like a video game eh,quite cool really  Smiley and bloody effective.


Once you go black, you never go back.  Grin

Still spend a lot of time behind normal optics EC.  Thermal is just another tool in the toolbox.
  

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #19 - Jan 29th, 2018 at 12:04pm
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Scary ti think what you could get up to eh,outa sight outa mind.Thats a bloody lot of rounds Weathered and kills,I hope yi taking a coffee brake  Smiley
Working on the dark side  has got my attention Cheesy
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Reply #20 - Jan 29th, 2018 at 9:28pm
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EC wrote on Jan 29th, 2018 at 12:04pm:
Scary ti think what you could get up to eh,outa sight outa mind.Thats a bloody lot of rounds Weathered and kills,I hope yi taking a coffee brake  Smiley
Working on the dark side  has got my attention Cheesy
thanks ti both of yi's.


I take tea EC, coffee gives me the shakes and I like steady hands.  Yeah I don't like walking around in daylight much lots of things out in the dark.

headcase wrote on Jan 28th, 2018 at 6:02pm:
Would you say your shooting in general has taken a leap forward W. in speed and accuracy.

Yes a lot of trigger time and thought goes into it I have had time for both.
  

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Reply #21 - Jan 30th, 2018 at 5:48am
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Boys, what’s your favourite brand/sight your using? And your reasons why?

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Reply #22 - Jan 30th, 2018 at 10:15am
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Thermos I use that good,i picked up bit of heat on a lupon plant about 30 mtrs away,i thort it a mouse climbing up and down the lupon doing a midnight raid on the sweet pollin.I went over to have a look,it was a bloody bumble bee climbing up and down the lupon Grin.
Its surprizing how fast hedge hogs walk around in the dark looking for food too and all the other critters. Cool
  

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #23 - Jan 30th, 2018 at 3:12pm
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fat ninja wrote on Jan 30th, 2018 at 5:48am:
Boys, what’s your favourite brand/sight your using? And your reasons why?

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Thermal = Yukon Trail 50 for the field of view on a bolt action rifle 38's aren't wide enough

Any optic that you like otherwise
  

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #24 - Jan 30th, 2018 at 8:10pm
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Weathered wrote on Jan 30th, 2018 at 3:12pm:
fat ninja wrote on Jan 30th, 2018 at 5:48am:
Boys, what’s your favourite brand/sight your using? And your reasons why?

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Thermal = Yukon Trail 50 for the field of view on a bolt action rifle 38's aren't wide enough

Any optic that you like otherwise

The rich mans toy  Grin Grin
  
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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #25 - Jan 30th, 2018 at 8:25pm
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He will be wealthy now hes doing all this rabbitting work.  Cheesy
  

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #26 - Jan 31st, 2018 at 5:32am
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headcase wrote on Jan 30th, 2018 at 8:25pm:
He will be wealthy now hes doing all this rabbitting work.  Cheesy

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #27 - Jan 31st, 2018 at 10:06am
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headcase wrote on Jan 30th, 2018 at 8:25pm:
He will be wealthy now hes doing all this rabbitting work.  Cheesy
.Need a lot of rabbit kills to pay for a trail 50.About 10 nights at the rate he s going. Wink
  

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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #28 - Jan 31st, 2018 at 8:09pm
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Local females have heard hes " loaded" but its not his fault ,they thought it was money . Grin Grin Grin Grin
  
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Re: Rabbit Shooting With Thermal Gear In Central Otago
Reply #29 - Feb 1st, 2018 at 12:00pm
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Mind you, he s spent a lot of time away from home over seas to get the $$$.Earn't every penny off it. Wink
  

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