Re: Sierra 7mm 175 SPBT GameKing
You just proved the importance of testing at longer range.
First off, what are your groups shaped like at 500 yards for the Accubond. This is not a velocity spread issue that could be corrected is it?
I would certainly not worry about using the Sierra 175 on the game you listed at decent range. 300 yards and farther. Closer then that and you may get into some trouble with elk.
Deer will not be a problem at any range as long as you hit them in the vitals. Now if you center a shoulder knuckle of a 300 lb mule deer or whitetail at 30 yards, you may have some penetration issues.
I call these soft bullets, and I tell my customers to keep soft bullets in the soft tissue. Behind the shoulder. If you want to take out the offside shoulder if possible, great but get the serious work done first and then if you break the off side shoulder, thats just extra gravy!!!
Again, it where you place the bullet more then anything else, shoot the load your rifle likes best and put that pill in the right sport.
Kirby Allen (50)
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