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Nosler Accubond LR Results

Ihave been keeping an eye out for terminal performance results of the Nosler ABLRs. Once I saw the low weight retention(only the boat tail is left) and the comments from Nosler’s head of marketing inresponse to the low weight retention indicating that these bullets “reallyshine” past 400 yards, I pretty much scratched them off the list of bullets Iwould consider for hunting. They weresupposed to solve the problem of being “too close” but that appears to be puremarketing hype. They appear to be assoft or softer than Bergers with similar BCs. So as near as I can tell they add nothing new. Anybody got any results on game?
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    Re: Nosler Accubond LR Results

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    So as near as I can tell they add nothing new. Anybody got any results on game?
    They add a tip to initiate expansion, which I continue to believe is a more reliable initiator of expansion - than a hole the size of dental floss.
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    Ihave been keeping an eye out for terminal performance results of the Nosler ABLRs. Once I saw the low weight retention(only the boat tail is left) and the comments from Nosler’s head of marketing inresponse to the low weight retention indicating that these bullets “reallyshine” past 400 yards, I pretty much scratched them off the list of bullets Iwould consider for hunting. They weresupposed to solve the problem of being “too close” but that appears to be puremarketing hype. They appear to be assoft or softer than Bergers with similar BCs. So as near as I can tell they add nothing new. Anybody got any results on game?
    A quick use of the search function found this 21 page thread.
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    Re: Nosler Accubond LR Results

    i have been using the original accubonds for a while now and close range results appear to be similar to what people are seeing with ABLR's. Shooting the original AB at a moderate speed of 2800 inside 300 yards haven't seen anything more than 60% weight retention.
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    What 21 page thread? I've searched and don't find it. Thanks in advance for the help.
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    Re: Nosler Accubond LR Results

    I've recovered several inside of 300 yds out of my 300 WSM in the far side hide of whitetails and have had 70%+ in every one.
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    JackinSD

    What 21 page thread? I've searched and don't find it. Thanks in advance for the help.
    Use the custom search on the top right corner ...

    Nosler long range accbond and my experience.
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