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Ready for South Africa: Equipment List

June 27, 2015

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Equipment List: Tikka T3 Lite in 7mm Remington Magnum Remington Managed Recoil 140 gr ammo Safari Arms 175 gr Swift A-Frame ammo Karsten’s Custom Cheek Rest Limbsaver Recoil Pad TAB Gear Sling (thanks Seth!) Harris Bipod (for sighting in mostly) Vortex Viper 2.5-10×32 PST Scope (MRAD version) (thanks Tim!) Zeiss Conquest 4.5-14×44 AO Rapid Z […]

Now I’m cooking with brass. No more scope clearance issue #tikka #vortex #wp

June 27, 2015

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2015-06-21: In which I Re-learn the Value of Testing Equipment Well in Advance of Actually Needing it

June 22, 2015

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One month until South Africa. Got my tickets, permits, licenses, ammo, rifle, pelican case, binos, sling, sticks, and most of the other sundries for the trip. One of the last steps, zeroing my new scope and getting dope for both my main load (Remington Managed Recoil) and my Eland Load (Safari Arms 175 gr Swift […]

That dog don’t hunt #wp

June 22, 2015

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My “other” shooter for Africa: #nikonD90 80-200mm 2x teleconverter #wp

June 20, 2015

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New Scope! Vortex Viper PST 2.5-10X32 FFP EBAR-1 MRAD

June 18, 2015

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My Zeiss, although a great scope bottomed out at 4.5x making it less useful for close and quick shots. My friend had a NIB Vortex Viper PST 2.5-10X32 FFP EBAR-1 MRAD. It has all the features I want in a scope for the Tikka. Can’t wait to zero it. via Instagram http://ift.tt/1MMYCqZ

Shout out to EuroOptic

June 13, 2015

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I have dealt with quite a few gun related businesses and EuroOptic stands out in a good way. Great pricing, great selection, fast shipping, knowledgeable staff. They were basically my outfitter for the Steel Safari. Back in April, I bought a Zeiss scope without really thinking hard enough about my intended purpose. Two months later, […]