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Old 12-25-2010, 12:36 AM
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Another accubond question

How many of you have shot medium size game animals(deer) with an accubond under the suggested 1800fps, and with what results? I'm gonna try to take out one of santa's reighndeer @ 1000 yards off the neighbors roof....
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:29 AM
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Re: Another accubond question

In the past 4 seasons, I have taken or witnessed the taking of 29 deer with the 160 gr accubond ranges were from just over 300 yards to 1,350 yards, impact velocities were from just over 3000 fps to just under 1550 fps, all the exit wounds looked the same.
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Old 12-25-2010, 02:54 PM
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Re: Another accubond question

First of all, so that I don't start a bullet war, "I like AB's". Having said that, I started making my own bullets because the 200 grain AB's fired from my 30" barreled 300 ultra at 3350' were little better than solids at 1000 yards on elk. An elk is not a deer, as your question was submitted, but that should cause MORE expansion if anything. I've done quite a bit of testing in various types of media as well and have found that 1800' is too slow for AB expansion unless you hit some heavy bone....Rich
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Re: Another accubond question

Are Berger VLD's any better. My 300WM is only pushing my 210 1636fps at 1000 yards. I called Berger and they told me there was no min fps.
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Re: Another accubond question

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Are Berger VLD's any better. My 300WM is only pushing my 210 1636fps at 1000 yards. I called Berger and they told me there was no min fps.
I emailed Bryan Litz about the effective minimum velocity for the 210grs VLD cal 308 and he answered 1,800 fps.
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Are Berger VLD's any better. My 300WM is only pushing my 210 1636fps at 1000 yards. I called Berger and they told me there was no min fps.
Berger VLDs will not open below 1800' and it is very doubtful they will open AT 1800 unless something with quite a bit of resistance is hit. This is based on my personal testing. Someone else may argue the point?.....Rich
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Old 12-25-2010, 08:41 PM
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So really there is not a hunting bullet that is mass produced that will perform at real world velocities at 1000 yards out of a 300WM?
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