What about Short Range projectiles?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by kennygss, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. kennygss

    kennygss Well-Known Member

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    At the shorter ranges ( -500 yards) do you guys think bullet performance varies much, over say, a typical soft point, like a corelokt, interlock, pro hunter, etc?
     
  2. Joe King

    Joe King Well-Known Member

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    I think that bullet construction and MV are what really matters at short range. for example120gr Nosler BT with a MV of 3400fps = grenade, where as 180gr Partition at 2900FPS = excellent terminal ballistics, and no grenade:)
     

  3. J300UM

    J300UM Well-Known Member

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    I have seen spectacular results with the Pro Hunter, both terminally and in the accuracy department. My hunting buddy shoots them in everything he owns and has killed everything from rockchucks to elk from 50 ft to 500 yds. I got the best accuracy from that bullet in an STW I had a few years back after trying several bullets from Barnes, Hornady, Nosler, etc...
     
  4. Lefty7mmstw

    Lefty7mmstw Well-Known Member

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    I've killed with sierra 7mm pro hunters to 700 yards and they are great.