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Unread 09-09-2004, 04:49 PM
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im going to be hunting with a 300win mag this year for white tail deer.thinking of trying remington 150gn core-lokt ultra psp .do you think this would work well.
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Unread 09-10-2004, 04:32 AM
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Location: pink hill, N.C.
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Re: hunting

I used to use 150gr Ballistic Tips for the smallish deer here in N.C.. I found the bullet would explode once it got through the on-side hide. This pretty much turned everything it came in contact with into red jello. The deer couldn't stand it and died on their feet. I was concerned about the chance encounter with the occasional "big" buck and changed to the 165gr pill. Ranges ran from 150-450yds with results the same through out those ranges.
I would think the 150gr core-lock ultra would hold together pretty good at .300WinMag velocities. I have never used them before and would do my usual trial and error method (if you have the time) before making a final decision.
Hope this helps. Johnny K.
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