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Old 08-24-2012, 07:23 PM
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Nosler Accubond

Anyone out there had performance issues with Nosler Accubond 30 Cal 180 gr or 200 gr on elk.
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Old 08-24-2012, 08:29 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubond

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Anyone out there had performance issues with Nosler Accubond 30 Cal 180 gr or 200 gr on elk.
None !

The Accubond is one of the most dependable/consistant preforming bullets that I have found.

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Old 08-24-2012, 10:21 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubond

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Anyone out there had performance issues with Nosler Accubond 30 Cal 180 gr or 200 gr on elk.
I agree... will be using the 140 gr on my 270. On ther other hand, why is there so much negativity towards them?
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Re: Nosler Accubond

you should have zero problems on an elk especially in those weights
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None !

The Accubond is one of the most dependable/consistant preforming bullets that I have found.

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I agree... will be using the 140 gr on my 270. On ther other hand, why is there so much negativity towards them?
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:19 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubond

I have only used the AB's in one rifle. The 110 gr in my 25-06. I killed a whitetail deer last yr with it. Didn't get the expansion I thought that I would. Deer went 250 yards before dying. Talked to a well known guide last week. He feels that the AB's are too "hard" of lead in the core and don't expand like he thinks they should. He see's a lot more animals killed than I do so I respect his opinion.
On the other hand my taxidermist was in Namibia 3 months ago. He used the 140 AB's in a 6.5 SAUM. He killed 31 animals with it. He told me they were all one shot kills at ranges of 300-600 yards... That included 4 Kudu, 4 Gemsbuck and 3 or 4 Wilderbeast's. So I guess it depends on who you talk to. Bruce
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my family and I have killed a lot of elk with the 200gr accubond from 200yrds to 1000yrds and not one went more than 50yrds I have killed several deer with my 300 rusam with the 165 and it has put big holes in every one in fact I thought about changing to a different bullet because the holes where so big
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