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Old 04-20-2010, 10:36 PM
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500yrd best bullet

Hi guy.

My rifle is a 338win and my shoot wil be 500yrd max. I whant a bullet that wil do the trick from 50yrd up to my top shoot. If posible.

My mind go for the accubond in 225 or 250. May be the sst or interbond of hornady but im lest use to these bullet.

What would be your choice? Any other choie or ideas?

Rifle wil be use for moose and bear.
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Old 04-20-2010, 11:30 PM
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Re: 500yrd best bullet

IMHO, the NAB is excellent choice. My current load for my Ruger M77 MKII in .338 WM is .225gr NAB, CCI 250, 73.5gr H4831SC, 3.40" COAL (base to tip not ogive).

Good luck!

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Old 04-21-2010, 12:39 AM
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Re: 500yrd best bullet

FEENIX hit it where it hurts!

Tables calculated for 5000 ft elevation. Red on the first table means subsonic.

All bullets are Nosler Accubond . 10 mph cross wind.

Track-1 = 180 gr. Track-2 = 200 gr. Track-3 = 225 gr. Track-4 = 250 gr.

Speed goes to 180 gr.
Energy goes bearly to 250 gr.
Wind bucking abilities goes to 225 gr.


Over-all the 225 gr. is the WINNER!!!!!!!!!

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Old 04-21-2010, 12:51 AM
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Re: 500yrd best bullet

Hey Eaglet, is there anyway you could P.M. that post to me? Id like to have that data. If not I can copy it down with a pencil like I did with Boss Hoss' wind drift charts in another thread. Some info is just too good to pass up onThanks
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Re: 500yrd best bullet

winmag, we don't want you doing all that work!!!
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Old 04-21-2010, 04:11 PM
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Re: 500yrd best bullet

I agree ballistically the accubond would be the choice. But inside 500 yards the difference between the 225 sst and accubond would be minimal and the sst is an excellent hunting bullet that will hold together. The 225 accubond will not hold together. No need to go up to the 250. The 225 sst with less recoil and flatter trajectory will do anything you want inside of 500 yards. The sst is cheaper and a better quality hunting bullet. My longest shot with the 225 sst is 914 yards on an elk.
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Old 04-21-2010, 05:24 PM
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Re: 500yrd best bullet

Thank Eaglet for the data, The 225gr is the best choice as i see it.

Will look at the sst with more interest. Have always think the sst closer to the balistique tip but seem i was wrong!!! My fear with sst was that it will broke a part at close range.

Long Tme long Ranger have you use sst on bear? It work on elk so will do great on bear but im just curious.
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