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30-06 Bullet selection advise

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Unread 03-15-2013, 09:22 PM
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Re: 30-06 Bullet selection advise

How are the Bergers when it comes to collateral meat damage from the bullet fragmenting?
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Unread 03-15-2013, 09:47 PM
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Re: 30-06 Bullet selection advise

If you choose the 208 A-Max I hope you have the inventory needed. I Have not been able to find ONE box since the panic started. I check every couple of days with the big on-line boys to no avail.

Anyway, no faster than the 30-06 would start this bullet & since you are talking about a heavy Amax, I think it would do the trick at long range, just as the heavy for caliber Bergers work at long range. I think I would be more careful up close on Elk though.
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Unread 03-16-2013, 06:38 PM
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Re: 30-06 Bullet selection advise

Read te 100 yard vs the 1000 yard penetration test. Amazing the the VLD just exploded at the 100 yard velocity with a mere 24% weight retention, but I'm not sure the Barnes would do enough damage in some instances. They do penetrate like mad for the armor plates on pigs.

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