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Old 07-16-2006, 07:22 AM
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Sierra 165 gr. HPBT

Has anyone on here used these in a .300 Win. Mag for short and long range deer hunting. How do they perform @ 3100fps?

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Old 07-16-2006, 08:17 AM
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Re: Sierra 165 gr. HPBT

Yes, they are wicked. I can't recommend them for meat hunting. From my 30-06 at 2678 fps, they will for all intensive purposes gut a coyote. IMO, they do more damage than a NBT, but stay together better.

They are not all that impressive at long range ballistically.
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Old 07-16-2006, 12:44 PM
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Re: Sierra 165 gr. HPBT

Yea, I started to use that bullet for Deer one year, but I
looked up the BC & it was quite low.
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Re: Sierra 165 gr. HPBT

Why would it be so low as compared to a Barnes TSX?
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Re: Sierra 165 gr. HPBT

The meplat on those bullets is far from aerodynamic. The boattail is also rather short. Its a short, fat bullet with an ackward meplat.
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