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Q about bullet performance out of 7RM

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Re: Q about bullet performance out of 7RM

You can hardly go wrong with any bullet out of 7RM inside 100 yds but some might do more damage than you want if your concerned about meat or hide. For years I shot a 160 Partition out of the 7RM and it always did the very well.

If you get the opportunity to shoot farther, I would look for something a little more BC friendly.

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Re: Q about bullet performance out of 7RM

I would go with the ballistic tip. I have shot many deer with these in 7RM and other calibers from15yds to 400yds and they performed great.
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Re: Q about bullet performance out of 7RM

Thanks for the replies.

The 3 loads listed all print anywhere from .71 to .83 MOA (Depending on which bullet) avg over 10 three shot groups. Not that great but good enough for a hunting load at my distances. Since almost all of you have suggested the Nosler BT that is what i will start with.

I would like to get more speed to see how far i can push it but most of those loads are already flirting with or at book maximums. I'm still new to this and really dont have confidence in reading pressure signs so i'm very reluctant to go any higher yet
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Re: Q about bullet performance out of 7RM

I would also recommend the 150 gr BT. It will put deer down fast.
If you want to try a different weight bullet, consider the 140 gr BT or AB. IF they run, it won't be more than a few jumps!

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Re: Q about bullet performance out of 7RM

I killed an elk last September @ 92 yard with a 168 nosler bt out of an 06 they seem to work well. bullet held together mushroomed nice,
But as said before @ that distance out of a 7mm I dont think you can go wrong with any one of the bullets mentioned.
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