.223 and 22-250 Bunnies.

Varminting and vertebrate pest control. Small game, hunting feral goats, foxes, dogs, cats, rabbits etc.

Re: .223 and 22-250 Bunnies.

Post by xDom » 28 Jan 2019, 12:55 pm

Elmer wrote:Here is a couple of vids using the .223 and 22-250, on the same set of Warrens, a big feral cat had moved in and decimated the kitten population , fortunately the .223 took care of him, unfortunately I didnt get it on film and he had just enough energy to crawl down one of the burrows....he was shot at 355yds.
cheers.
https://youtu.be/rF3rRJ5gtt4 https://youtu.be/Ypdl8x-MfWg




Impressive. I'm looking forward to doing some long range bunny shooting with my .223 on my next trip to the farm.
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Re: .223 and 22-250 Bunnies.

Post by Faedy » 28 Jan 2019, 11:19 pm

mint work there. May I ask how you film the shots?
Im keen to do a bit of this up the farm
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Re: .223 and 22-250 Bunnies.

Post by Gaznazdiak » 29 Jan 2019, 8:56 am

Uber_petey wrote:
Elmer wrote:
Uber_petey wrote:Awesome vids mate. What optics are you using?

Thanks mate......Leupold VIII 6 5-20X 50 LR Target 30mm tube ,side parallax adj Varmint reticle.


Nice. I love the idea of setting up a few hundred yards away and sniping off rabbits and or foxes. I have bought a Howa varmint barrel .223 and am struggling with a scope choice. It's my first rifle so I have no other scopes to compare etc blokes I know use nightforce shv which is outta my $$ range. The meopta meopro 6-18x50 is a possibility. What power do you find yourself using most of the time?
With that 6-20x power, what's the closest range you'd take shots with?


G'day Petey,
I have a Hawke 10-50×60 on my Howa .223 and it will focus razor sharp from 10m.
Hawke make a lot of air rifle scopes and their focal range is the best I've seen.
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