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Old 09-20-2013, 10:08 PM
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re: Long Range thick skin bullets

With a 243 I took my brother hunting and he shot a buck from 35 yards away. The bullet spent all its energy in the deer and there was no exit wound. The biggest part of the bullet went all the way through and just couldnt make it out of the skin on the other side. It was with the 95 grain berger. Not quite comparable to a moose but a close shot that the berger did its job.

I am curious to what happened as Ive heard of some issues of bergers. I suck at shooting anyways so it doesnt really matter
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:14 PM
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Bob Beck has smoked cape buffalo with the Berger 300 OTM from a 338-378!
Was he in a tree stand? That's how I shoot brown bear with arrows...
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:22 PM
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Was he in a tree stand? That's how I shoot brown bear with arrows...
And I thought this was gonna be another boring Friday night
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:23 PM
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Was he in a tree stand? That's how I shoot brown bear with arrows...
Nope, watch the video the other night!
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:28 PM
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If I ever go hunt water buff, this is the medicine I will use...

GS CUSTOM BULLETS - FN Solids, the ultimate dangerous game bullet.

or this...

GS CUSTOM BULLETS - HV Bullets

In this spec...

GS CUSTOM BULLETS - Specifications for use

or maybe these...

https://cuttingedgebullets.com/cgi-b...on&key=MTH_L14

Bergers for buff.... not me...
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:46 PM
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Subscribing to follow the battle... Popcorn anyone?
I'll help you out here.

Shoot target bullets at big game and you will eventually pay the price. Shoot bonded or my preference GS custom HV.

Steve
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:49 PM
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It will be interesting to get the rest of the story, shot placement and every thing. I personally only had my hands on and cut two NW Territories moose and what they call moose and what I call moose are not to be confused, I would not shoot those big guys with the 250 without a lot of caution, bullets that open aggressively in 2-4 inches will not be into or just into that kind of moose which is not failing but working correctly just to thick of a target. Heck I shoot the 250's and I wouldn't shoulder shoot an elk at a 100 yards with them, 800 yards I would but not much closer!!
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