Re: Which .25 cal bullets
The 115g BT is an excellent choice for your 25-06. I used that bullet exclusively for eastern oregon mule deer. Longest kill was 604 yards. Shortest about 75 yards. Have not found a bullet yet. Most deer drop like a rock when hit, except for the 604 yarder which went about 25 yards before piling up. In short, find a good load with the 115g BT and stick with it. The Hornaday 117g SST is not as good as the 115g BT, in my opinion and the testing that I did to further back my reasoning. First, the BT's shot better. Second, the BT has about a BC of .453 while the SST is about .391 due to there crappy boat tail if you would even call it that. Third, I shot both bullets into wet newspaper and the BT out penetrated and held more weight than the SST. Hope this helps some.