Re: Bullet performance @ 400-800+ yards
You've gotta operate within your velocity window.
I shoot bonded bullets, because I've had non bonded bullets frag on high speed impact (close range) & didn't like it at all. So I switched to bonded, & haven't looked back.
The only downside is you've gotta have a recomended velocity of 1800 fps to get propper bullet expansion. This may limit your distance some. But the way I figure it, ill shoot a bigger cartrige if I need to shoot farther. I'm not gonna shoot fragile bullets.
Some folks here swear by frags.
Imo there's give & take with any choice. As long as you use your choice of bullet within its limitations, you'll be happy. If you really wanna push distance, use a soft bullet. Just don't expect them to perform the same way up close, & vise versa with tough bullets.
Know what you want for terminal performance of a bullet, & know your bullets limitations, & stay within them for good results.
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