Ballistic Tips vs CC Nosler's

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by HJW, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. HJW

    HJW Well-Known Member

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    I was just looking at the BC's for 168's, and I realized the Ballistic Tips have a higher BC than the CC. Is this odd or is it just me? I was planning on getting Ballistic Tips for hunting and CC's for paper, but is there really any advantages the CC's have over the ballistic tips?
     
  2. rdsii64

    rdsii64 Well-Known Member

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    When it comes to punching paper the Nosler custom competition is less expensive than the ballistic tip.
     

  3. HJW

    HJW Well-Known Member

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    Is that the only advantage?
     
  4. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much. I have the 175 CC that I was originally going to use for hunting purposes, but have changed to the 168 BT's for the .490 BC and their ability to open at lower speeds. I hit a ground hog at 638yds in the head with the 175, and it was sure enough dead, but going through the head, it didn't really open that much. At the time I was running them at 2750fps.

    Tank
     
  5. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    I do 90-95% of my load development and hunting with Ballistic Tips. Cheap, accurate and effective. JohnnyK.