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Old 03-24-2010, 02:36 PM
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Nosler Accubonds?

What does everyone think of these. Would be put through a 300. wsm either 180 or 200? Any suggestions?
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Old 03-24-2010, 03:12 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubonds?

In my humble, not as experienced as most of the guys around here opinion, the Accubond is one of the best hunting bullets out today. They are tough, hold together, and almost always accurate. My 7mm loves the 160's, and my .338 likes the 225's.

I would try the 200's. The 200gr around 2900 or so, would be a great tool.
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Old 03-24-2010, 04:49 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubonds?

I would pick an E-Tip before an AB if the E-Tip shot as well or better.

I've read a lot of conflicting reports on AB's and they apprear to be subject to BT like performance. The are basically the same construction with a core that is bonded to the jacket. I would use them, but probably wouyldn't be a high choice if I really needed penetration.

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Old 03-24-2010, 05:17 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubonds?

I'm glad you posted...I've been trying to figure out how to post a POLL comparing Accubond's with Interlock's to see what people thought. I've heard almost nothing on either and have no experience.
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Old 03-24-2010, 08:10 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubonds?

I tried the 30 cal 200 gr accubonds this past year on my first elk trip. I was shooting them out of a 30-378 at 3400fps. I got my elk and also recovered all 3 bullets I shot it with. Two were front shoulder hits that probally retained half their weight and the other was a gut shot that retained about 75% of its weight. The shots were at 180yrds. I usually use 180 mks. on deer so this is the only time I tried the accubonds. All three bullets were recovered just under the opposite side hide. They expanded well and the elk only went about 75yrds. The two front shoulder hits broke alot of bone so I understand no pass through but the gut shot I expected some better penatration. None the less got my elk.
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Old 03-24-2010, 08:24 PM
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Re: Nosler Accubonds?

From my experience with the accubond, its a good all around bullet. You can kill anything from antelope to elk with it and they are reliable from point blank out to pretty far in my experience. If I had a 300 wsm I would probably go with the 180's but thats just me! Either will work fine.
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Old 03-26-2010, 12:35 AM
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Re: Nosler Accubonds?

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What does everyone think of these. Would be put through a 300. wsm either 180 or 200? Any suggestions?
I think the accubonds are a great bullet that gives you the best of both worlds, expansion and penetration. I have a lot of experience with the nosler ballistic tips in a 30-06 and frequently got pass throughs on deer when shot broadside with them. The accubonds will hold together better that the ballistic tips. I have some 200gr that i am loading in my 300 win mag tomorrow. I'll let you know how it goes.
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