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53 Gr. VMax

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Unread 04-17-2012, 09:50 PM
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53 Gr. VMax

Anyone using a 53 grain v-max in a 223 for coyotes? Results?
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Unread 04-18-2012, 09:49 PM
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Re: 53 Gr. VMax

I use that round pretty exclusively for hunting out of my AR's. I get really good results and very consistant from box to box.

Its not a fur friendly round though and with the ballistic tips, be careful of your shot placement. Luckily i never hit the shoulder bone, but have had people tell me they wouldn't penetrate through the shoulder and just got a splash.

Good luck to you.
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Unread 05-11-2012, 02:32 AM
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Re: 53 Gr. VMax

If they are anything like the 50 grain vmax, they hit like a hammer and put dogs down real good. You do have to watch your shot placement. Shoulder shots aren't a good idea with the vmax.
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