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Unread 03-11-2012, 08:34 PM
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Re: 120gr BT's for Deer?

Well,I just fired a group this morning with 120gr Hornadys that was fantastic. 3 in a bug hole nd a wide flyer that was most likely the opperator. All from a semi custom 284 Winchester long action on a trued 700 Remington. 24" Shilen stainless pipe,B&C Medalist, Holland lug and Leupold 6X-18X. The charge was 50.5gr of 4320 in a Winny case and Fed primer. I don't have the pic in this computer so I'll have to post it later. This rifle was built around the 150/160gr bullets. With the base of a 150gr nosler flush with the base of the neck you are in love with the lands. I was VERY surprised these shorter slugs shot so durn good. If I make it pronghorn hunting anytime soon this will e the combination.
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    I would have no problen using a 120gr on a Deer.
    They are not Elk or Moose. most of us go for the lungs, it will turn the lungs into Jello.
    Use it and don't worry, it will do the trick.
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    If you wont to know the damage a 120gr can do to a deer, shoot a wet phone book at 100 yards. than shoot a 2x4 at 100 and a 4x4 at 100. there is your answer.
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