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Old 11-30-2012, 02:15 PM
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Re: Bullet fail...Accubond CT

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I would say first that there are no perfect bullets that will perform in every situation.

Second if penetration is your most important consideration shoot Barnes TSX bullets and you will get penetration is spades.

I have shot half a dozen deer with Nosler Accubonds and my son and my friends have shot 10 or more and we have yet to recover one bullet! My son and I usually shoot a 280 Rem with 140 grains Accubonds at about 2900+ ft/sec., but I have shot deer with a 270WSM and 140 Accubonds at 3100 ft/sec ,and a 7mm SAUM with 140 Accubonds.at 3100 ft/sec.. MY friends shoot a 260 Rem, and a 270 Win., both with 130 grains bullets.

From my experience the Nosler Accubond is the best deer bullet that I have tried, or have seen used.

Look at this deer shot my friend in Nebraska with a 130 grain Nosler Accubond out of a 260 Rem.. You are looking at the exit wound.
I'm not saying I need the penetration of a TSX (I've shot them at deer and they aren't needed) but I am saying that an AccuBond SHOULD DEFINITELY penetrate thru a milk jug at 300 yards!!! The jug didn't even look hit, it didn't explode or move or anything, that's why the second shot that was found on top of the dirt hit low because I thought the first shot must've been high.

A cheap core-lokt would go thru a jug with ease so why did these premium "elk rated" bullets not?
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:44 PM
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Re: Bullet fail...Accubond CT

DO YOU LIVE IN AN AREA WITH HARD WATER

Sorry, cheap joke!

That is crazy, if the bullet blew to bits would be one thing, but you have almost a perfect bullet.
What did they weigh?
60+% weight retention is about what you should expect.
Energy is energy, and any bullet that weighs the same and expands to the same dimensions and retains the same weight should penetrate almost the same.
The manufacturer is irrelevant!

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Old 11-30-2012, 03:05 PM
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Re: Bullet fail...Accubond CT

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DO YOU LIVE IN AN AREA WITH HARD WATER

Sorry, cheap joke!

That is crazy, if the bullet blew to bits would be one thing, but you have almost a perfect bullet.
What did they weigh?
60+% weight retention is about what you should expect.
Energy is energy, and any bullet that weighs the same and expands to the same dimensions and retains the same weight should penetrate almost the same.
The manufacturer is irrelevant!

edge.
haha!

I haven't weighed them yet, I will tonight.

It was crazy! Once the rain quits I'm going to set up a video camera right next to the jug and shoot again...
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Old 11-30-2012, 04:15 PM
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Re: Bullet fail...Accubond CT

This doesnt seem right. Was the elevation what you expected? Your saying it didnt blow up the jug?

Accubonds are all I use...and I haven't had one fail yet. Strange.
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Re: Bullet fail...Accubond CT

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I'm not saying I need the penetration of a TSX (I've shot them at deer and they aren't needed) but I am saying that an AccuBond SHOULD DEFINITELY penetrate thru a milk jug at 300 yards!!! The jug didn't even look hit, it didn't explode or move or anything, that's why the second shot that was found on top of the dirt hit low because I thought the first shot must've been high.

A cheap core-lokt would go thru a jug with ease so why did these premium "elk rated" bullets not?
If you're happy with the performance in the jug penetration test of the cheap Corelokt, by all means you should use it.
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If you're happy with the performance in the jug penetration test of the cheap Corelokt, by all meas you should use it.
Wow...very helpful post. Thanks
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Old 11-30-2012, 05:07 PM
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Re: Bullet fail...Accubond CT

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This doesnt seem right. Was the elevation what you expected? Your saying it didnt blow up the jug?

Accubonds are all I use...and I haven't had one fail yet. Strange.
It didn't look hit at all, didn't move an inch. The second shot, that was found on top of the dirt directly below the jug, kicked up some mud on the jug and that's what made us walk down there to look.
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