Re: Hornady A-max 168gr.
I've shot game with the 155 , 168 and 178 gr A-max out of both a 308 and a 300Win mmag , all bullets shot very well and performed very well on thin skinned game. The are a little more fragile than the SMK or SST but I have never had a problem with game going anywere after the shot , the 155gr out of a 26" barreld 300Win mag did not exit 2 out of three times on deer in the 140lb range
In the 300 I would recomend either the 155 or 178 , the 168 shoot and react great but they have a poor BC of the three.
the 178 out of a 300Win will get you on target out to 1200yds , on deer I'd probably shoot to 1k with that load
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