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Best LR hunting bullet in .308, .338, .284, and .264

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Unread 05-19-2008, 10:21 PM
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Dang SS 7mm, it not only left only his legs it vaporized him !!!! No blood spot or Nothing!!!

I would have to agree that the Wildcat bullets are at the top of the heap for ultra long range. I also believe Richard told me he could make any of his bullets bonded core now. That is how I will get my next bullets fro my 270 AM. I have had some 169.5 bullets from my 270 AM not exit on quatering to deer and antelope, now they killed just fine and penetrated to the far side hide. This was at 356 and 300 yards. But if I was shootiing elk I would probably opt for one of his bonded core versions. It is asking alot of a bullet to work from 50 to 1500 yards, but Wildcats are first class for sure.

I agree that if I was buying a factory produced bullet it would be the Accubond for me. I shoot these out of my 300 WSM and have killed deer, caribou, Dall sheep with them and they have done great out to 380 yards, the furthest I have shot. That was on the caribou and it went thru both front shoulders low and took his heart out, made a hole about quarter size coming out. This was a 150 .308 AB, MV 3300.
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Unread 05-19-2008, 10:34 PM
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The only thing I shoot in all my guns is Berger. I've shot a ton of animals at all ranges with devastating results. Plus there not that exspensive.
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Unread 05-19-2008, 11:45 PM
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I have 210 gr Wildcats for my 300 Rum., but have not had a chance to shoot them yet. Looking forward to it.
I have 250 A.B.'s for my 9.3 x 62......
only because Richard does not make 9.3's!!
Richard also sent me a few lighter 30's that I am going to try in my two 308's.

If guns kill people.....mine must be defective.

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Unread 05-28-2008, 08:24 AM
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best bullets

From what I gather, y'all recommend Wildcats, Bergers and Accubonds in that order. Is this true in all the calibers I listed in my original post? I am shooting these cartridges: 1) 264 Win Mag, 2) 7 STW, 3) 7 mm Rem Mag, 4) 280 Ackley, 5) 300 Super ( an 8 Rem Mag case necked to .308), 6)270 Win, and I am going to a 388 Edge or 338 Allen Mag. What grain bullet would you recommend for long range hunting of elk, mule deer, and sheep? How about recommended loads to look at using, inc. primer, powder, and the load? What velocities are you getting with most accurate load? Thanks.
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Unread 05-28-2008, 01:36 PM
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Sierra Match Kings have been proven in the field. If you've seen what a 300 gr SMK will do to a 5/8" thick gong at 1200' , you know what I'm talking about;)
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