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Old 02-11-2011, 02:18 PM
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Cutting Edge Bullets terminal performance

Does anyone have any first-hand experience with the Cutting Edge Bullets on game? They look like a pretty good option for a high BC hunting bullet, but it would be nice to know if anyone has tried them out on game.

They claim to be made of a softer coppers alloy than some of the other all copper bullets and have a hollow point which causes the bullet to deform and petal-out upon impact. It sounds good in theory.

I would also love to hear about any media testing that has been conducted with these bullets as well.
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:23 PM
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Re: Cutting Edge Bullets terminal performance

We were the first to test the 300 gr .338 bullets for accuracy and terminal performance, and we had a significant input in the design of this bullet.

We killed a bunch of Elk with them between 500 and 1,300 yards. Terminal performance was acceptable.
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Re: Cutting Edge Bullets terminal performance

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We were the first to test the 300 gr .338 bullets for accuracy and terminal performance, and we had a significant input in the design of this bullet.

We killed a bunch of Elk with them between 500 and 1,300 yards. Terminal performance was acceptable.
Joel,

Did you have any issues with seating depth?

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Joel,

Did you have any issues with seating depth?

Steve
No I didn't.
The barrel was throated for the 300 SMK.
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Re: Cutting Edge Bullets terminal performance

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No I didn't.
The barrel was throated for the 300 SMK.
I ask only because it looks like the bullet dictates the seating depth. How did they shoot? Velocity, pressure, etc.

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Re: Cutting Edge Bullets terminal performance

You are correct. They shot well. Same velocity as the 300 SMK, no issues with pressure.

I posted on a thread that was started about lathe turned bullets, and gave some data when we shot them out to 1,800 or so yards. I'll have to see if I can bring up the thread..

Here's a a comparison to a 300 SMK. The case on the left has not been fire formed yet.

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Re: Cutting Edge Bullets terminal performance

We killed a bunch of Elk with them between 500 and 1,300 yards. Terminal performance was acceptable.

Does that mean worst than an smk or better?
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