243 win hunting bullets

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 243winman, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. 243winman

    243winman Member

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    What's your best bullets you have hunted with in the 243 win? My load now is Barnes 80gr. TTSX Ramshot hunter 46.0 grains, rem 9 1/2 primers, and Winchester brass, load .120 off lands. Shooting half min of angle. Velocity is 3350 fps gun)
     
  2. SaskShooter

    SaskShooter Well-Known Member

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    That would be IMO the perfect load for deer in the .243, however, my .243 doesn't seem to like Barnes bullets.
     

  3. bbutturff

    bbutturff Well-Known Member

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    Nosler 95gr Partition, 39.6 gr RL-17, CCI 200 primer, COL 2.676 (.020 off), 2830 fps, ES 6, SD 3, 0.625" 3-shot group @ 100 yds. Not a particularly fast load but a great youth whitetail load.