Berger VLD Target Grades for hunting??

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Tightline2001, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Tightline2001

    Tightline2001 Active Member

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    got a question on the berger vld target grade bullets? i have a bunch of them and was just wondering if anyone out there has used them for hunting? i know they say on the box not to use them but i have killed a lot of game with the SMKs and was just trying to save some $ if they will do the job. If anyone has any input i would greatly appreciate it.

    thanks
     
  2. WesB

    WesB Well-Known Member

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    I had the same question so I loaded up both for a cow elk hunt last December. I shot my cow at 560 yards. The first shot was with the hunting VLD, it hit her a little low in the chest. She didn't go right down so I dropped in a target version and hit her about 4 inches above the first shot and she dropped. Both bullets exited. Entrance holes, exit wounds, and internal damage looked the same for both bullets.
    Wes
     

  3. Tightline2001

    Tightline2001 Active Member

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    thats good to know thanks for the feed back
     
  4. sniperjwt

    sniperjwt Well-Known Member

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    these bullets work great on game and i would not hesitate to use the target bullets. JMO