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Old 09-08-2013, 01:00 PM
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Bullet performance

Does anyone know how we'll the 162gr A-Max in 7mm performs at longer ranges on deer or even hogs. I am searching for a accurate long range bullet that still has the energy to do the job. Hate spending more money than needed to get the job done. The a-Max is accurate, but does it perform. Thanks,
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Old 09-08-2013, 01:26 PM
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Re: Bullet performance

I had so experince with that bullet out of my 7mmrum last year. i shot a blacktail deer at 550 and then 600. it took two shots to down him and i was extreamly dissipointed with the trama left from the bullet. it exploded on impact not even going into the chest cavity.after a hour getting to the deer it was still alive. after that i went straight to nosler 160 accubonds, and they worked great one shot kills. this year i am going to the ablr 168 and ill see how they do . that my 2cence
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Old 09-08-2013, 02:56 PM
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Re: Bullet performance

Thank you sir. Was hoping to hear better results, but looks like I'm gonna have to go back to noslers.
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Old 09-08-2013, 03:23 PM
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Re: Bullet performance

The amax will work fine as long as you stay away from the shoulder. I will be using them on deer in about 2 weeks from my 284 win, MV is 2857 fps. I will let you know.
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Old 09-09-2013, 07:50 AM
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Re: Bullet performance

Sounds great! Thanks for the info! Headed to my lease to give them a try on a group of swine!
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:35 PM
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Re: Bullet performance

Shoot anything with them yet?
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:54 PM
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Re: Bullet performance

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Thank you sir. Was hoping to hear better results, but looks like I'm gonna have to go back to noslers.
Why not try Berger 168's.....
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