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So I took my SBE II to the gun range today to do some sight-ins. 1st shot, I didn't expect the kick back and WHAM! The Holosight smacks me right in the nose. Took off a good amount of skin on the bridge of me nose. OUCH, I was all blurry eye and all. crazy.gif With the SBE II and Hornady SST 300 grain slugs, that thing kicks worse then a mule dear on a rute!

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Come on webbie, your always good for a picture... lets see the snoot.

I used to work in a sporting goods store in northern MN.. and always loved all the black eyes the week or 2 before deer season!

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Ok, Ok, I will take it later and show it to you guys

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Come on webbie, your always good for a picture... lets see the snoot.

I used to work in a sporting goods store in northern MN.. and always loved all the black eyes the week or 2 before deer season!


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Deitz, where did ya work? just curious...

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While in college I was one of the evening managers at Kobilkas Sporting goods in Bemidji.. I worked there for about 4 years..91-95?

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Come on webbie, your always good for a picture... lets see the snoot.


Ok, here it is grin.gif

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OUCH!!!!

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ouch indeed!

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Uff Da!

Slugs are not much fun IMO.

I started out shooting slugs with a 20 gauge when I was about 16 and that was no fun. Heck of a way to develop a flinch when shooting.

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Tis but a flesh wound...

I was expecting worse, but then again, any nose shot hurts like...

Just remember webbie.. chicks dig scars... or so I hear? cool.gif

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I've been hunting for the last 5 years with a youth model 20gauge.. Thats one upgrade going from youth 20 gauge to SBE II 12 guauge! haha When sighting in the gun, my should was so sore, my brother had to sight it in for me.. haha

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Uff Da!

Slugs are not much fun IMO.

I started out shooting slugs with a 20 gauge when I was about 16 and that was no fun. Heck of a way to develop a flinch when shooting.


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yeah, I was seeing stars for a bit because it hit right on the bridge and not the cartilidge.. haha

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Tis but a flesh wound...

I was expecting worse, but then again, any nose shot hurts like...

Just remember webbie.. chicks dig scars... or so I hear?
cool.gif


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YIKES and YOWSERS!

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Hey, it just means that you relax when you shoot....oh ah, you used to relax when you shoot grin.gif Gun shy at all now? No worries, it happens to the best of us, I have been caught several times! Be proud of your fresh scope burn, you earned it wink.gif

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Not too gun shy, but I will have that thought of the recoil in the back of my mind.. lol.. So that means, I better make the 1st shot count laugh.gif

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Hey, it just means that you relax when you shoot....oh ah, you used to relax when you shoot
grin.gif
Gun shy at all now? No worries, it happens to the best of us, I have been caught several times! Be proud of your fresh scope burn, you earned it
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That sounds about like a guy that is used to shooting a .223 getting ahold of a .300 Mag. Scope eye for sure for that boy.

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I have a scar between my eyes that required stictches from the first time I shot my dad's scoped 30.06. Ouch!!!

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I was told that the Bolt Action 30.06 has more kick back then the Auto's

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I have a scar between my eyes that required stictches from the first time I shot my dad's scoped 30.06. Ouch!!!


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I was told that the Bolt Action 30.06 has more kick back then the Auto's

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I have a scar between my eyes that required stictches from the first time I shot my dad's scoped 30.06. Ouch!!!



That is generally the case anything with a auto action part of the action works buy absorbing the impact of the recoil with a bolt, pump, lever or fix there is no room for the recoil to go but directly into your shoulder so yes a auto will have less kick than others. However a bolt will tend to be more accurate than an auto loader though.

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I'd like to try a 30.06 once.. But we don't ever hunt up north so I've never had the chance to. The one time we went north for bear hunting, our tires were slashed so we avoided going up north. And I don't want to go into Wisconsin.. haha

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That is generally the case anything with a auto action part of the action works buy absorbing the impact of the recoil with a bolt, pump, lever or fix there is no room for the recoil to go but directly into your shoulder so yes a auto will have less kick than others. However a bolt will tend to be more accurate than an auto loader though.


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