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    What's Your Average Amount Of Shots

    To go along with the thread about ammo in the Lightweight Forum lets find out how many shots you take at a animal.

    Just a average will do.
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    Elk??? Well 2 usually.
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    Almost all the antelope & deer have been I shots, elk probably average is 1 1/2 and the 2 moose were 1 shot and 2 shots.
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    Prob average 2

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    I say 2 would be a average. Normally 1 does the job but I will always give’m another if I can. Elk I will keep shooting till they are down.
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    very seldom ,more then 1.

    if first shot does not drop it immediately, 2.

    worst case ever, 4. that was as a young, excitable ,hunter .
    actually there was one incident where I shot 10 times ,using wrong (25-06 through a .270)bullets that ,I ALMOST MANAGED TO WIPE FROM MY MEMORY .(WITHOUT A DOUBT, dumbest thing I ever did)
    nowadays all my efforts revolve around ,one shot ,one kill, mentality.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    I say 2 would be a average. Normally 1 does the job but I will always give’m another if I can. Elk I will keep shooting till they are down.
    I guess that applies for me as well.
    Normally 1 but occasionally 2.

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    It’s not common to get a second shot unless the first one is a hit. The first shot is the one that counts the most.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timberstalker View Post
    It’s not common to get a second shot unless the first one is a hit. The first shot is the one that counts the most.
    Yep, what he said ... !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kidoggy View Post
    very seldom ,more then 1.

    if first shot does not drop it immediately, 2.

    worst case ever, 4. that was as a young, excitable ,hunter .
    actually there was one incident where I shot 10 times ,using wrong (25-06 through a .270)bullets that ,I ALMOST MANAGED TO WIPE FROM MY MEMORY .(WITHOUT A DOUBT, dumbest thing I ever did)
    nowadays all my efforts revolve around ,one shot ,one kill, mentality.
    Your not the only one who has done that kind of stuff! Our Rifle Pistol Club has hunter sight in days prior to each of the 4 rifle seasons and our range is open to the public. We have Range Officers there to assist as necessary. I have seen many guys using 25-06 in 270s, 270s in 30-06 and even 243 in 308. Just couldn't figure why the bullets where tumbling and/or never hitting the paper! LOL
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