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Old 05-18-2006, 10:19 AM
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By the way congrats again to all of you on your animals.. Some amazing shots there.
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Re: Wildcat non bonded bullets

Have been making and using rbbt for years. Using a little harder lead seems to help penetration. With out bonding..
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Boman,

The man to ask is Richard himself so send him an e-mail the first part of June, he's chasing Grizzly right now!!!

If I may make a suggestion, do not get to hung up on using a RBBT for big game hunting. Richard offers several ogive options on his bullets and something like a #10 or even ULD ogive combined with a Flat base would offer good high BC numbers as well as allow the heavier jackets to be used for much better penetration at close range impacts on game such as elk.

Richard offers jackets from 0.030" up to 0.065". The 0.030" is the best for all around hunting, close and long range but if you center heavy bone at close range you may have some issues depending on the sectional density of the bullet. In the case of the 338 I would not think you would have a problem with at least 225 gr of bullet weight.

Again, if your not going to be hunting past 500 yards, the RBBT is not "needed". Dispite modern thinking, a Flat base bullet will reach out past 300 yards!!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

Give Richard a call or e-mail, he will point you in the right direction for sure.

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Re: Wildcat non bonded bullets

Good info on these bullets and congrats to Kirby on the hawg antelope. Was that 84 net or gross? Awesome either way!
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Kirby,
Thanks for that info. I have the 225gr Wildcats that are bonded and they have the flat base. So far they have shot just OK. Thats the main reason for wanting to check out the RBBT's. Yeah I probably just need to talk to Richard again. Thanks to everyone who answered.
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Sambo3006,

It scored 83 5/8 B&C after 60 days. Bottom two circumference measurements were both over 7" on both sides. My best goat to date by far.

He grossed 84 4/8"

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Old 05-20-2006, 04:04 PM
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Re: Wildcat non bonded bullets

Check a post in bullets, barrels and ballistics on the 175 wildcat., there´s a pic of a mountain goat shot at 150 yds with a 175 g. HPRBBT out of a 7 rm. Bullet ( as happened in another case) exited with a pretty big wound.
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