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Old 03-17-2009, 09:52 AM
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Re: 25Cal. bear bullet decison?

If you would rather go with a traditional lead core bullet you might want to look into the Swift A-Frame or the Scirroco. I personally think you should go with a bullet that you can get expansion and still drive through the bear.

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Re: 25Cal. bear bullet decison?

110 Nosler Accubond--- No question!!!!
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:38 AM
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110 Nosler Accubond--- No question!!!!
Another very good bullet. I have only used them in the 7mm and 30cal. I think the Accubond and the Scirroco are the two to choose between for the range you are talking about. BC's are high enough to reach down range if you decide to. I think the Scirroco will retain weight a little better.

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Old 03-17-2009, 10:21 PM
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Re: 25Cal. bear bullet decison?

If max range is only 150-200 yds, then accuracy isn't a big issue. At that distance, even 2 MOA will get the job done on a lung shot. Although I am partial to Accubonds for LRH, the Barnes TSX gets the nod for close in work. The open petal design usually operates without flaw and the destruction is devastating. The TSX is extremely lethal and would be my bullet of choice.
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Re: 25Cal. bear bullet decison?

Thanks guys...
I'll take the advice and pickup the TSX, just as my instincts told me from the beginning, I'm better off using a high retention bullet.
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:33 PM
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Re: 25Cal. bear bullet decison?

personally the accubond and partition get my vote.
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Re: 25Cal. bear bullet decison?

shot bears northern alberta for years with 25-06 25-284 257 roy all with 120gr grandslams drt no disapointments
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