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7mm 162 gr A-MAX any one use on big game

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Unread 03-03-2010, 08:37 PM
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Re: 7mm 162 gr A-MAX any one use on big game

In 284 Win/280 Rem rifle MV's the 162 A-Max did great on antelope from 200-1000 yards this past October.
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    Re: 7mm 162 gr A-MAX any one use on big game

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    I used them in my 7mm STW and they shot well but when i shot a nice buck at 40 yards it just penciled right through him and was never recovered. Speed was around 3300 at muzzel so your speed might be better (slower) for using this bullet. Switched to Berger and had no problems since.
    When you say never recovered, do you meen the bullet or the buck?
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    Re: 7mm 162 gr A-MAX any one use on big game

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    When you say never recovered, do you meen the bullet or the buck?

    That's what I was thinking.
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    Re: 7mm 162 gr A-MAX any one use on big game

    Never shot the A-Max but I do shoot the 162 Hor. BTHP ,the old one with a small hole in the hollow point, they realy hit hard and kill quick, of couirse I am pushing them at 3550 fps Flat shooting and hard hitting
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    Re: 7mm 162 gr A-MAX any one use on big game

    Biggest deer i ever shot at i lost because of one, quartering shot front shoulder[no other place to shoot ]hit bone deflected and deer ran off. Switched to berger vld huntings no proplems since
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