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help with bullet selection. .284

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Unread 07-04-2006, 11:12 AM
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Re: help with bullet selection. .284

160 accubond +5
Unless you want to give the 150 sciroccos a try, although:
1. they usually do not group as well as the nosler accubond
2. less reliable in my opinion

Sciroccos however tend in my experience to expand more.- also and as a consequence less penetration.

Another option would be to talk to R. Graves -wildcat bullets- and see if he can already come up with a bonded rbbt 160 grainer. Until recently he could not make bonded bullets in the RBBT configuration.
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Unread 07-05-2006, 11:19 AM
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Re: help with bullet selection. .284

168gr Berger VDLs are one flat shooting bullet out of my custome 7mm Rem. I use Nosler brass and federal primers
338 EDGE (Custom)
300win (Custom)
6MMAI Custom
6mmbr (Custom Savage) X2
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Unread 07-05-2006, 11:08 PM
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Re: help with bullet selection. .284

My .284 wsm loves H 4831sc and 140 gr Lost River 140 gr not cheap but BC is 644 very high and very accurate only proble with this bullet is it could possible pass through three deer it penetrates like no other bullet I have seen. good for big game
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