Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics


Reply

combined tech. ballistic silver tip /Nosler ballistic tip

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-25-2003, 04:38 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Southern Wisconsin
Posts: 1,326
combined tech. ballistic silver tip /Nosler ballistic tip

I'm in the process of researching bullet choices for a .243. And given the amount of experience on this board i'm interested in what you gentilemen think of these two bullets for deer.(both choices in 95 grs.) The rifle will be used for intermediate range 100-500 yd. whitetail hunting.
Thanks in advance
Chris
__________________
Ignorance can be treated with education, sadly there is no cure for stupidity.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-27-2003, 11:49 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 453
Re: combined tech. ballistic silver tip /Nosler ballistic tip

(this is my experience in only 3 calibers)!! I have not yet found the balistic silvertips to shoot anywhere near as well as the nosler BT's. I don't know if it is the Lubalox coating or a difference in seating depth and powder choice between the factory ammos. These were all factory offerings used as break-in ammo as well as simultaneaously looking for a bullet the barrels liked.

Just my experience.
__________________
You try to get closer to the target,..and I keep trying to get further away.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-27-2003, 05:03 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Montana
Posts: 253
Re: combined tech. ballistic silver tip /Nosler ballistic tip

I shot a good sized buck once with a 95gr BT. at 250 yards. The bullet did a very nice job. If your gun shoots the sivertips go for it, if not don't worry about it.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-27-2003, 06:26 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Alabama
Posts: 99
Re: combined tech. ballistic silver tip /Nosler ballistic tip

With the exception of the lubalox coating and the color of the tip, they are identical. I called Nosler some time back for load advice using H4350 with molyed 180 gr NBTs in .300WSM and asked how much tougher the new CTBST is than the common NBT and got that from one of the ballistic techs there.

The location of the statement on the Nosler web site of tougher construction would seem to only refer to the Ballistic Silver Tip. Could it be an intentional mistake to sell more BSTs at $2 or more additional cost per box?
__________________
Rapid fire is the crutch of an incompetent marksman. ONE SHOT, ONE KILL
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: combined tech. ballistic silver tip /Nosler ballistic tip
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SPF- 500 Nosler 338 200 gr. Ballistic Tip kfrye Reloading Equipment and Components 4 03-29-2012 06:27 AM
Nosler 7mm 150 Ballistic Tip FS SPF jimbo300 Reloading Equipment and Components 8 01-04-2009 10:41 PM
Nosler 168 gr ballistic tip pjracer Reloading 3 09-16-2008 08:23 PM
Winchester USA 45 Gr. JHP vs Ballistic Silver Tip ? DrKvorkian Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 1 02-06-2007 12:05 PM
Lost River Ballistic Tech Bullets sheephunter Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 11 06-18-2002 03:15 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC