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    Couple years back I talked to H into building me a true custom top end. I had a specific mission in mind for this rifle, turbo goat. I didn't get the rifle in time for the 2010 season, and work required me thousands of miles away from home during the 2011 season. For 2012 I have drawn a private land tag in Colorado, south of Baggs Wyoming. I get to hunt with a group of my closest friends. Once everyone fills their tags, we'll drive north into WY and do it all over again. I very excited to bloody this rifle.

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    Now that sounds like one heck of a good hunt you all have planned. Nice looking rifle as well!
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    What do you think this is, Maxim? I want to see more than teaser shots!
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    He do build some sweet stuff !! Have a bloody good hunt.
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    Sounds very promising. Good luck with the hunt and report back on the slaughter. What loads are you planning to use?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 68WJ View Post
    Sounds very promising. Good luck with the hunt and report back on the slaughter. What loads are you planning to use?
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    Sounds exciting! What ammo are you taking?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 68WJ View Post
    What loads are you planning to use?
    Probably 95gr TTSX but I'll leave the door open for a 120gr SST. I run the TTSX above 3000 and the SST near 2600. The barrel likes both loads, it's slightly more accurate with the TTSX, at twice the cost.

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    I've shot antelope from 5y to 400y, you'll be well served by either ammo type. It's a great hunt. Most fun hunting I've ever done. Next time I get to go I'll use my 6.8, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lwrkeysfisher View Post
    What do you think this is, Maxim? I want to see more than teaser shots!
    Yeah! ^ What he said.
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