Originally Posted by Tyler Kemp
I heard they might blow up at close range on deer and the like, so I lined up 4 milk jugs and shot them at point blank range. Estimated impact velocity was 3000 fps. It sliced through the jugs leaving no fragments.
I've had impact velocities on whitetails that exceeded 3,000 ft/sec with the 162 A-Max. Shoulder shots left deer DRT. Lung shots left silver dollar size holes and deer that never went more than 20-30 yds. I have no complaints.
I can only assume that the 208gr A-Max would work even better.