Re: Best 243 bullet for deer?
Originally Posted by CogburnR
The Sierra 85g HPBT GameKing Is one of the best for the 243 on deer.
I've had great results with the Sierra 85HPBT on Blacktails out to 450yds. All shot behind the ear or in the neck...Bang Flop! I would hate to see the bloodshot if shot in the shoulder with one. I have a load that shoots the Nosler 95 Ballistic Tip at 2850 fps. using H4350 that is real easy to shoot and doesn't bloodshot them much. I use it at my tree farm for shots under 200yds. H4350 has allways been good in a 243 for the 85-100gr bullets, IMHO. Try the CCI BR-2 primer with it. They shoot best with a .010' or so jump, for me and factory Rem 700 or Ruger 77 MKII.
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