Sierra 165 gr. HPBT

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Loggerhead, Jul 16, 2006.

  1. Loggerhead

    Loggerhead Member

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    Has anyone on here used these in a .300 Win. Mag for short and long range deer hunting. How do they perform @ 3100fps?

    Thanks
     
  2. sewwhat89

    sewwhat89 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, they are wicked. I can't recommend them for meat hunting. From my 30-06 at 2678 fps, they will for all intensive purposes gut a coyote. IMO, they do more damage than a NBT, but stay together better.

    They are not all that impressive at long range ballistically.
     

  3. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    Yea, I started to use that bullet for Deer one year, but I
    looked up the BC & it was quite low.
     
  4. Loggerhead

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    Why would it be so low as compared to a Barnes TSX?
     
  5. sewwhat89

    sewwhat89 Well-Known Member

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    The meplat on those bullets is far from aerodynamic. The boattail is also rather short. Its a short, fat bullet with an ackward meplat.