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Offline idahohuntr

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Re: All copper bullets
« Reply #30 on: May 07, 2021, 07:54:19 PM »
I've used Barnes TSX in several rifles for more than a decade and been very pleased.  If I recover the bullet it has always shown perfect expansion and nearly 100% weight retention.   
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Re: All copper bullets
« Reply #31 on: May 07, 2021, 08:32:11 PM »
This 165 grain TTSX bullet shot from a 300 WSM was recovered from an elk shot at 360 yards. Weight after recovery was 164.6 grains.
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Re: All copper bullets
« Reply #32 on: May 07, 2021, 08:43:07 PM »
Thank you for all the data! Iím now thinking Iíll shoot them in my 7/08
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Re: All copper bullets
« Reply #33 on: May 07, 2021, 09:33:21 PM »
I really wanted to use Barnes bullets because of how they pedal and retain there weight, but I could never get them to shoot worth a darn in any of my rifles, hammer hunter bullets were way more accurate for me. And just as devastating on game.

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Re: All copper bullets
« Reply #34 on: May 07, 2021, 10:16:08 PM »
I use 150g Barnes TTSX in my 30-06. They leave the muzzle at just shy of 3,000 fps. I've been pleased. Have taken antelope at 374 yards and elk at 35 yards.

 


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