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6mm 117 DTAC?

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Unread 12-17-2007, 07:04 PM
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6mm 117 DTAC?

Anybody tried it yet for varmints? Looks like it might give the best overall LR performance (including terminal ballistics) with the polymer tip for 24 cals.
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    Unread 12-17-2007, 09:43 PM
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    They work good for the larger varmints(deer and Hogs). They seem to expand quick and hold together better than the 107's too. I have only killed 7 animals so far with them and couldn't be happier. I am pushing the @ 3250 so that might help with the expansion.

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    Unread 12-17-2007, 11:23 PM
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    Thanks for the info. I have had the same question that Steve asked.
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    Unread 12-18-2007, 05:32 AM
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    117gr DTAC

    Hi Doug is their anty possibility of you posting 5 to me please to measure and look at?

    It is verry hard to get them here and would like to haveva look at some before buying 500+

    Cheers Bill
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    FYI...

    I talked to David Tubb, he is getting a new run of these out. The existing ones are exploding in flight, if using for paper punching and running multiple rounds.

    He felt they would be okay to varmint shoot if only using for a few shots and cooling.

    He just called me last week and said the new run is getting close, slightly thicker jacket to help with the exploding in flight problem. They may not be the 117 weight, but still very similar BC and performance as the 115 DTAC.

    Hope this helps. I am waiting for his call and order the new lot.
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    Unread 12-18-2007, 01:35 PM
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    What does he intend to do with the 117 gr. fragile jacket bullets?

    Our MV's (sscoyote & myself) are lower since we use specialty handguns. I wonder if they would work great @ a 2700 fps MV?
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    he didn't say, call him and talk to him. Great guy.....

    make him an offer.... maybe he would sell you larger numbers for cheap.

    most of his stuff is already in 500 quantities.
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