Anyone using PVA Cayuga bullets?

codyadams

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How have you found the Cayuga projos relative to the Badlands Gen II for pressuring up? I run the 7mm 150 Badlands Gen 2's at 3,711 fps. Could I expect the Cayuga 151's come out about the same?
From what I have found, the Cayuga's are more similar to a standard lead core bullet, I have actually got some pretty stellar velocities prior to pressure signs. However, I have only loaded two kinds so far.
 

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No, not willing to go anywhere near a product connected to Josh/PVA. he's great with hype, not so great on delivering. I developed an approach of taking the full view of a product including the company behind it and PVA's consistent anti-customer behavior shows me they over-promise and under-deliver then blame someone else. It doesn't give any any confidence in them supporting any of their products.
Sorry to hear that, but my experience with PVA has been all positive. 3 out of the 4 times I placed my order, it was processed and delivered as advertised. The other was because the option I needed was not available at the time, but I was given an estimate of when it will be available again. The availability was actually earlier than originally projected, and the item is now en route to me.
 

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Sorry to hear that, but my experience with PVA has been all positive. 3 out of the 4 times I placed my order, it was processed and delivered as advertised. The other was because the option I needed was not available at the time, but I was given an estimate of when it will be available again. The availability was actually earlier than originally projected, and the item is now en route to me.
I would agree, I text Josh personally any time I have a question, and he is great to respond and communicate with. I have only bc tested one bullet, and it was spot on. Plan on testing the heavier 7mm, soon as my wife's rifle is finished. Terminal performance test has only been one animal, so very limited, and it was close range, but no complaints so far. More terminal performance reviews will tell a better story this fall....
 

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I would agree, I text Josh personally any time I have a question, and he is great to respond and communicate with. I have only bc tested one bullet, and it was spot on. Plan on testing the heavier 7mm, soon as my wife's rifle is finished. Terminal performance test has only been one animal, so very limited, and it was close range, but no complaints so far. More terminal performance reviews will tell a better story this fall....
Yeah, he has been very accomodating and quick to respond. His customer service orientation rendered to me thus has been exemplary.

Looking forward to your tests/reviews. Thanks!

Ed
 

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From what I have found, the Cayuga's are more similar to a standard lead core bullet, I have actually got some pretty stellar velocities prior to pressure signs. However, I have only loaded two kinds so far.
Thanks for the feedback. So based on your experience so far with both, can you give me a good guess on velocity gains I could expect with the Cayuga vs the BD2's of similar weight? I got a bunch of BD2's and trying to decide if it'd be worth my time to play with the Cayuga's.
 

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Thanks for the feedback. So based on your experience so far with both, can you give me a good guess on velocity gains I could expect with the Cayuga vs the BD2's of similar weight? I got a bunch of BD2's and trying to decide if it'd be worth my time to play with the Cayuga's.
I don't know if I could give a fair apples to apples yet, I have not shot both in the same gun yet. I am about to load some 140 SBDII's in a 270 Sherman that I also loaded the 127 cayuga in, not the best comparison as there is significant weight difference, but should give a general idea.
 

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I don't know if I could give a fair apples to apples yet, I have not shot both in the same gun yet. I am about to load some 140 SBDII's in a 270 Sherman that I also loaded the 127 cayuga in, not the best comparison as there is significant weight difference, but should give a general idea.
Great. Be much interested in what you find. Thanks!
 

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