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First Moose

Category: LEVERevolution®

Product: 30-30 Win 160 gr FTX® LEVERevolution®

Shooter: Jessica Swanson

Posted: Sep 22, 2011

I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your ammunition. I started using it when you first introduced the Interbond. I have used it in my families various calibers over the years. This year is the first time that my oldest daughter and I got to hunt together in 12 years. She had asked me if there was any way to get a big bull for her first moose. I told her that we could do that. Her next response was that she wanted to use her 30-30 that I had given her years prior. I said that was fine and wanted her to try a new ammo Leverevolution in a 160 grain bullet. Two stalks on this moose over a mile and finally calling it as close as it would come, my brother and I told her to go ahead and shoot him. Now her lever action rifle has a scope and was tack driving at 125 yards. As I walked over to the brush and trees to start calling the big brute I told Jessica to put the cross hairs at the top of his back. I got the fellow all the way up through the tundra spruce to the swamp grass and that is where he stopped. I figured this was going to happen and had told her that when he got there and turned broadside to shot him. I am so proud of her, three hundred thirty yards with a 30-30 and she had a trophy of a lifetime. It was amazing how hard that little gun hit that big fellow at that distance. He hunched up, nose went almost to the ground and turned his head slightly, I knew she had hit him hard. The body on this brute made his antlers look small. Once again Hornady came through for me, year after year the performance of your ammunition has impressed me. Thank you very much for the quality and consistency-- Jody