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168gr Gameking HPBT?

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Unread 11-14-2013, 09:45 AM
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168gr Gameking HPBT?

Long story short I received two boxes(200) of Sierra 168 grain Gameking hollow points. It was not my choice, but alas I've got them now. I would like to load these in a 300 win mag. The idea is to load them mildly. I am thinking of 3100 fps or less. I figure this is mild seeing that the 300 win mag can push them to 3300 fps according to Sierra load data. I would like to use this for hunting both mule deer and cow/spike elk. Should i be concerned using these hollow points on younger elk? Any advice would be appreciated.
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    Unread 11-14-2013, 09:28 PM
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    Re: 168gr Gameking HPBT?

    You can use them on whatever you want. For the past 10 or so years thats all I have use for all my game.
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    Unread 11-14-2013, 10:18 PM
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    Re: 168gr Gameking HPBT?

    168 matchkings? I've used 165 gameking hollow points with good performance on deer with the '06.
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    Re: 168gr Gameking HPBT?

    You're right. They are 165 grains.
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    Unread 11-15-2013, 11:12 PM
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    Re: 168gr Gameking HPBT?

    I have to say its my all time favorite bullet for my 30-06. I've never used them for anything but deer, but all the deer i've dropped did not run. 2800 fps. All bang flops up to 200lbs. They are a tough bullet for a hollow point. How they perform on elk, I don't know. There's alot of info. on the net about guys using these bullets. Hope this helps.
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