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Old 05-16-2013, 04:47 PM
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barnes 168s

my ultra mag likes the 168 barnes ttsx better then about anything. Problem is i cant find them anywhere. I did find and ordered a box of there 168 tatical .30 cal bullet. Anyone here try both and did your gun shoot them differntly. Is there a real differnce in these two bullets.
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:15 AM
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Re: barnes 168s

The go-to bullet in my 7.82 Patriot is the 168 TTSX & it's treated me well. Which bullet did you go with the Tac-X or the Tac-TX?


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Old 05-18-2013, 04:44 AM
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Re: barnes 168s

it was the ttx and 96 grains of re25 that gave me 5 shot 3/4 inch groups at a 100 yards with my bdl 300 ultra. I ordered a box of the tac x 168s too to try later.
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:35 AM
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Re: barnes 168s

From what I've seen, the Tac-X is a rebranded TSX & the Tac-TX is a rebranded TTSX. The BC's are identical to one another (Tac-X to TSX & Tac-TX to TTSX), i'm pretty confident they are the same bullet.

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Old 05-21-2013, 07:56 PM
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Re: barnes 168s

this is the response i got from barnes


We have a few runs in the works but I cant tell if they are sold or not. You would be best suited to buy the TAC-TXs while you can. They are the exact same bullet just in a different label so we can sell them to police and military.
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:01 AM
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Re: barnes 168s

That's exactly what I was thinking. I didn't realize manufacturers had to relabel product just to market the to the Law Enforcement/Military crowd.

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Old 05-23-2013, 04:28 AM
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Re: barnes 168s

I kind of shook my head at it too. Kind of like hornady calling a vmax a zombie bullet and selling them to idiots.
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