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    WTS FS -- TC Icon Precision Hunter -- 6.5 Creedmoor -- $1000 OBO

    I'll update this a bit to answer two common questions I've been getting. -- TC made these barrels with a 1:8 twist -- I WILL INCLUDE these rings (1" Steel Leupold Mark 4 tactical rings) with the rifle at that price; these rings provide a 1/8" inch clearance between the 50 mm objective of this...
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    WTS FS -- TC Icon Precision Hunter -- 6.5 Creedmoor -- $1000 OBO

    LOL. Yeah, they get a little funny about things like that once in a while.
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    WTS FS -- TC Icon Precision Hunter -- 6.5 Creedmoor -- $1000 OBO

    It's time to sell my Thompson Center Icon Precision Hunter chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor. The rifle is stock -- laminated varmint style stock, 22" heavy contour fluted barrel, 5R rifling, and integral bases. There were not a lot of the Precision Hunters made by TC, and the 6.5CM in particular was...
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    SHOT Show Report, Day 2, from Camera Land

    Doug -- thanks for the updates! Do you see GPO expanding their reticle offerings at all for the GPO-TAC or Passion 6x/8x lines?
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    Maven sales?

    They had a Christmas sale (I picked up my second pair of Maven binos for 20% off this past Christmas) so I know they do occasional sales, but I think they are fairly rare. I believe their Demo optics are always 10% of the normal price for stock items, so that's another consideration.
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    Raised Cheek Piece -- Savage 99

    Nice! Aside from being pretty unique and cool rifles, they seem to inspire more of a sense of nostalgia/history and personal attachment among hunters than most other rifles I'm familiar with.
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    Scope recommendation for 6.5 Creedmore

    Do you plan to twist turrets for distance, or use the reticle for holdover shots?
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    Raised Cheek Piece -- Savage 99

    Not too much of a backstory. My first rifle was a .308 99f that my Dad handed down to me in 1972, and it's been my favorite rifle to shoot ever since. When I taught my daughter (now 13) to shoot 4 years ago, we pulled various rifles out of the gun safe to play with, and she latched onto my 99...
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    ISE Denver Optics Exhibitor Updates

    That seems like a pretty limited mag range??? I'm guessing (hoping) the upper end is a bit higher.
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    Raised Cheek Piece -- Savage 99

    One of the things on my list of "to do" items now for a while has been to find a raised cheek piece to install on my Savage 99 "project rifle" to raise the comb to a height where my eye naturally lines up with the scope. I couldn't find a leather one that looked/functioned like I wanted it to...
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    TC Icon Precision Hunter -- 6.5 Creedmoor

    I'm pondering selling this thing. I've have had it for 5 years. Between the original owner and myself, there are less than 300 rounds thru it. I've shot 0.3 MOA groups with it three or four different times using 2 different sets of factory ammo in it. It's 100% stock and by far the most accurate...
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    First buck

    My daughter (now 13) has hunted nearly step-for-step with me for each of the last 5 deer seasons, carrying her own rifle beginning last season. We don't really start most years until early Nov, so she's endured some pretty ugly N. Idaho weather and hiking conditions w/o complaint. The payoff...
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    Thoughts on this goat???

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    Idaho Unit 1 Goat

    Do any of gentlemen have any recent experience chasing goats in Unit 1? I drew that tag this year and know my way around the western half of the unit (from hunting moose and knocking around Priest Lake for 40 yrs) but don't have a lot of familiarity with the eastern half where the goats tend to...