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Old 10-20-2009, 05:52 PM
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Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

I've noticed a lot of discussion lately on what the best bullet is. Unless you know the application, I don't think there is one! Having said that, as a bullet maker myself, I would like to throw out a candidate for best in most applications. What I've learned from making and testing bullets is that you want the bullet to open fairly quickly, even at lower velocities, and then slam the door. You want to cause maximum tissue damage but be able to hold together thru heavy tissue and bone if necessary to get to the vitals. Having hunted for nearly 50 years and having tried about every bullet made in various cartridges, the Nosler partition comes as close as anything I know of........STILL! The biggest down side is that at the extreme ranges that we talk about on this forum, the B.C. is a little lacking and some rifles won't shoot them quite as accurately as some others, although I have had rifles that shoot them very well. What say you guys that have had a few years of experience?????........Rich
P.S. how about a ballistic tip partition with an 8S or higher B.C. `design??
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Old 10-20-2009, 06:55 PM
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Re: Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

I have shot quite a few different bullets and I have three that I am very happy with for all around performance. GS Custom, Nosler E-Tip, and Swift Scirrocco ( if your rifle will shoot them well). I should be able to give a report on the GS Custom in a couple of weeks for on elk performance. It is elk hunting, so there are no guarantees, but odds are good.

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Re: Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

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P.S. how about a ballistic tip partition with an 8S or higher B.C. `design??
I'll take 3 boxes 190 gr 30 caliber, 3 boxes 140 gr 6.5 caliber, 2 boxes 230 gr 338's and 3 boxes 150 gr 7mm
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Re: Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

Good luck Steve......sounds like Wood likes partitions a little.........
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:25 PM
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Re: Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

Not much for long range at all. but the old REM COR LOC would come to mind.
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Old 10-21-2009, 02:41 PM
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Re: Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

My 2 cents:

Best killing bullet: Nosler Partition.

Best flying bullet: Nosler Balistic Tip.

Best all around bullet: Hornady Accubond.
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Old 10-21-2009, 05:57 PM
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Re: Best ALL AROUND bullet all time

Doug, did you mean Nosler Accubond or Hornady (something else)? (Not trying to correct you, just curious what you consider the best all-around). Thanks.
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