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#202924 - 10/27/19 05:53 AM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: Bob Roach]
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Truly outstanding!!!!

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#202928 - 10/27/19 10:09 AM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: Bob Roach]
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Ditto what everyone else has said! That is one impressive handgun!
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#202935 - 10/27/19 08:23 PM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: JDK]
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Thanks everyone for all the nice comments, it?s a ball to shoot. It will see action in a few weeks, plan to start out with it for Indiana?s deer opener.
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#202962 - 10/28/19 08:23 PM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: Buck_358]
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Good luck in the IN. season and report back to us.

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#203072 - 11/01/19 11:22 PM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: RSW]
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That's a definite beast. Looks like it can double as a club for when they get really close.
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#203089 - 11/02/19 05:20 PM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: Chance Weldon]
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Thats a nice handful of gun.

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#203152 - 11/04/19 02:05 PM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: popo]
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buck, I know the STA is a big cartridge that`s been around for a long time and to be shooting it out of a handgun and get the groups you did deserves a well earned "good for you"...
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#203230 - 11/05/19 03:13 PM Re: Range Report - 358 STA [Re: Bob Roach]
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I used the old Speer 250 gr. Hot Cor in my .35 Whelen Improved on Colorado Elk for a number of years, and never recovered a slug. More recently I have been using the 250 and 225 gr Nosler Partitions for bear and large Blacktails. Average retained weight is 67%.
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