JLK VLDs on game

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Siso, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Siso

    Siso Member

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    From what I heard the Berger VLDs can preform pretty well on game. But what about the JLK VLDs? I believe they both use the J4 jacket, and they're VLDs so terminal performance shouldn't be too different? Any body use the JLKs on deer?
     
  2. 7mmrowland

    7mmrowland Well-Known Member

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    I used some 6.5 130 JLK's from my 6.5-284 to take 2 doe antalope, one at 507 and the other at 537yds. They work very well they exited with a golf ball size hole through the ribs. The other 2 I used 139 senars and the work well the one was a head shot at 180yds she only went straight down. The other ran about 50yds and gave up with a lung shot.:cool:
     
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  3. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

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    I used a .308 190gr JLK on a deer at 650 yards. Impact velocity was about 2200fps. The deer was laying down. Shot placement was a perfect double lung without ruining any shoulder meat. Upon Impact it stood up and then tipped over. Exit hole was about 1.5 inch.
     
  4. locotrician

    locotrician Banned

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    i sent jlk an e mail aksing is very question and they told me that they will perform as well as a berger on game if not better.
     
  5. Siso

    Siso Member

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    They both use the J4 jacket but is it the same thickness?
     
  6. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    Of course they would tell you that:D

    I am ordering some 7mm 168 and 180s in the morning!!! Cant wait to try em in my 7WSM!!