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Old 10-13-2011, 04:28 PM
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.243 bullet for whitetail

I have a .243 Savage that shoots the 95 grain Nosler Balllistic Tip bullet sub- 1/2 moa at 100 yards. I would like to use it for short-range (out to 200 yards) stand hunting for whitetail but I am wondering if it is enough to do the job. I have a 300 RUM and 7Mag that I have used with the a-max's and NBT's and they have worked exceptionally well. Any input from your experiences would be appreciated.
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Re: .243 bullet for whitetail

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I have a .243 Savage that shoots the 95 grain Nosler Balllistic Tip bullet sub- 1/2 moa at 100 yards. I would like to use it for short-range (out to 200 yards) stand hunting for whitetail but I am wondering if it is enough to do the job.
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:08 PM
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Re: .243 bullet for whitetail

You will be fine with that bullet. I personally like a little tougher bullet like the 90 gr. Nosler E-tip, 90 gr. Nosler Accuond, or the 95 or100 gr. Nosler Partition. That all being said though, the 95 gr. Ballistic tip will work fine. Good shot placement trumps everything else. Good luck hunting!
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Re: .243 bullet for whitetail

Will work
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Old 10-13-2011, 08:20 PM
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Re: .243 bullet for whitetail

.243 is perfect for inside 200 yards on deer.
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Old 10-13-2011, 08:30 PM
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Re: .243 bullet for whitetail

243 is good at 200yds with 90 gr
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Old 10-16-2011, 12:54 PM
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Re: .243 bullet for whitetail

Would I be better with a different bullet other than the NBT? Maybe an accubond or partition? Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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