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Old 04-24-2011, 12:22 PM
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Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

Has anyone used these bullets? Are they accurate? What are your thoughts????
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Old 04-24-2011, 12:28 PM
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Re: Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

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Has anyone used these bullets? Are they accurate? What are your thoughts????
I used them in an '06 several years ago and they shot just fine. They are a little thin skinned for elk sized animals but work great for deer, antelope etc.......Rich
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Re: Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

I've used them on both a Remington 700 in 30-06 and DPMS AR-10 in .308. They're perfect deer bullets and accurate. I favor the Hornady 165BTSP because they shoot a little more accurate in my rifles.
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Re: Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

They shoot very well out of my LTR in .308 and have performed extremely well on deer.
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Re: Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

Did any of you guys do any BC testing on these? If in fact these 165s have a .52 as they claim, they should perform admirably for those of us hunters with magazine COAL limitations. If this BC is true these are head and shoulders above everything else around this weight class.

If anyone knows the true BC of these bullets, please inform.

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Old 05-08-2011, 09:39 AM
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Re: Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

It was YEARS ago when I shot them and I wasn't as concerned about b.c. as I am now but I would be REALLY surprised if it is that high! I'm thinking more in the .450 range?
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Re: Speer 165gr spitzer boat tail????

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It was YEARS ago when I shot them and I wasn't as concerned about b.c. as I am now but I would be REALLY surprised if it is that high! I'm thinking more in the .450 range?
See, that's why I'm asking. I would not think the bc is any better than the same weight Hornadys or other manufacturers. But if it is better, that would be nice.
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