Psssst - want to know a secret...

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Ian M, Sep 18, 2005.

  1. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    There is a new hunting bullet coming out - so new it does not even have a name yet... I will be shooting it shortly - will keep you guys informed. Who makes it - not sure about that yet but I am told it is a dandy. Supposed to get some in my .30 cal. cartridges soon. So many bullets, not enough time.

    Also working with Federal factory loads with Barnes Triple Shocks - they are just plain deadly. 168 Triple Shocks are shooting as well as our Matchking/Comp. Supreme/A-MAX loads - carry flat like a match bullet. Also shooting the Fusion from Federal and the Core-Lokt Ultra from Remington - they are both superb hunting bullets and amazingly accurate - some of the best shooting factory ammo I have used.

    The Rems are shooting as well as Accubonds and Interbonds in some of our rifles - retained weight as good as the others too. Fusions have been very accurate in one rifle so far, just getting to them. Retained weight on clay at 100 yards was similar to the bonded bullets. Fusions and Ultras are not long range bullets as in high B.C.'s but they are worth considering for shorter range hunts.

    Also have most of the Black Hills Gold calibers to shoot for an article assignment - BHA ammo is as good as it gets. I have a problem with Black Hills Gold ammo, I also like shooting critters with the Black Hills Match ammo - which is better? That is a good question...
     
  2. alremkin

    alremkin Well-Known Member

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    I've heard a rumor A-Square is going to start making ammo again, I wonder if that's it? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     

  3. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    It isn't coming from American Fork, Utah is it? Hee,hee, maybe there are two secrets! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif
     
  4. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Grouper,
    I heard a bit about that one too - these are interesting times!
     
  5. the444shooter

    the444shooter Well-Known Member

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    American Fork, UT, huh? I too have heard of said "proposed" bullet. I will be interested to see when it actually gets released.
     
  6. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Ben,
    How in heck they are getting a GPS module and video camera into those .30 cal. hollow-point boat-tails is beyond me, plus a supply of salt so the critter stays fresh while we hike over to start gutting...
     
  7. the444shooter

    the444shooter Well-Known Member

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    I just can't figure out how they could make those gyroscopes so small and the stabilizer fins to pop out at such extreme speeds. I heard talk that the prototype had a wire attached to it much like a TOW missile, but tests were abandoned due to the wires snapping off right out of the muzzle. I think it's funny that they were trying to stick a FLIR and terrain following guidance radar in there too, so that it could skim the ground, and then pop up for an overhead attack on those unsuspecting critters.
     
  8. zupatun

    zupatun Well-Known Member

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    I just saw the fusions in Gander Mountain (in Pittsburgh). I didn't know what they were at first so I looked them up online. For $16 per 20 they look like a decent buy--but I'd love to know when you get more data on them. Sounds like an interesting way to make a bullet... http://fusionammo.com

    Matt
     
  9. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    EX-PEE-3 is what they are calling it now, more when I get it. Will be shooting them very shortly.
     
  10. ssandberg

    ssandberg Active Member

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    Does your wife put up with this?
    You are an awful tease /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  11. 7mmRHB

    7mmRHB Well-Known Member

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    How does "DELRIN TIPPED TRIPLE SHOCK" sound?
     
  12. the444shooter

    the444shooter Well-Known Member

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    Ian,

    I just heard today that "they" got put on the back burner for a while...is this consistent with your info?
     
  13. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    I have XP3's on the way - 2 cartridges - .300 Win mag and .300 WSM. Have to write tests for a hunting mag. Funny thing, talked to Randy yesterday - the rascal never mentioned anything!
     
  14. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Why Delrin /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif