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Old 12-07-2012, 02:28 PM
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tripple shock vs. tipped tripple shock

Hi,if I were to use 150 gr. Barnes on elk out of a .308 w,would I be better off with a tipped tripple shock?Shots would more than likely be under 250 yrds.probably under 100yrds.
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Re: tripple shock vs. tipped tripple shock

What ever one cost less, at that range I just dont see how it matters. Even if the gun will not shoot any better than 2".
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:15 PM
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Re: tripple shock vs. tipped tripple shock

Have used both, I'd go with the tipped. Not much difference in price.
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Re: tripple shock vs. tipped tripple shock

TTSX in the 168 or 180 grain if I had the option.

I've had great luck with the TTSX this year, and if nothing else the plastic tips do 2 things. First, they act as a wedge to help open up the bullet. Second, they keep the tip from deforming in your magazine or with any rough handling.
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Re: tripple shock vs. tipped tripple shock

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TTSX in the 168 or 180 grain if I had the option.

I've had great luck with the TTSX this year, and if nothing else the plastic tips do 2 things. First, they act as a wedge to help open up the bullet. Second, they keep the tip from deforming in your magazine or with any rough handling.
3rd they increase BC, I would go ttsx in 180 grain.
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3rd they increase BC, I would go ttsx in 180 grain.
Yep, but if he's really only going to shoot 250 yards it's not a big deal.

I always find that shots present themselves further out than I expected. So, I agree that it's good to be ready for them.
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Re: tripple shock vs. tipped tripple shock

I actually prefer the tsx myself. I have shot hundreds of each and lots of animals with each. I don't feel the tip helps expansion at all. The tips on the ttsx will deform in The magazine the tsx doesn't seem to.
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