stretching the HMR
I have shot mine out to 325 at tagets and their energy is very low by the time they get out there. Any wind at all will throw you off of a 2' x 2' box and the bullet will stop before going all the way through wadded up newspapers in the box. Amazingly the 17 grain hornady v-max does show signs the plastic tip is starting the expansion process, but nothing more that a slight bubble in the jacket. I've heard tales of people going further but the ones I have personally heard got a flag waived at them due to the informants history. Good luck
"I am a stone. I do not move. Very slowly, I put snow in my mouth and he won't see my breath. I take my time. . . I have only one bullet. I aim at his eye. Very gently, my finger presses on the trigger. I do not tremble. I have no fear"