Anyone with a-tip terminal performance feedback?

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  1. djfergus

    djfergus Well-Known Member

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    Would like to hear from some more folks about a-tip terminal performance. 230s in particular.
     
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    can1010 Well-Known Member

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    there is a tread on long range only for the 230 a-tip performance with pictures and it is devastating. just might be to much of a good thing for expansion. they are running them at pretty high velocity
     
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  3. djfergus

    djfergus Well-Known Member

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    I will check it out, thank you
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  4. cohunt

    cohunt Well-Known Member

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    summary from other site-- 3 small deer shot (sitka) -- impact velocities in the 2200-2300 fps range, small hole in, 2-3" hole out--no bullets recovered, still testing and waiting on results from larger animals--no bullet fragments like when a berger bullet is used


    my guess is they are either mushrooming, or tumbling--either way, so far they are killing
     
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  5. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    Trying not to get too excited but have some of the .375 cals on back order. It will probably be next season before I can test them on game.
     
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  6. snox801

    snox801 Well-Known Member

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    Man I’m glad I saw this. I have been waiting for a large .375 can’t believe I missed this. Time to make the .375 AM able to feed more than one round per time. I just sent it back out to get load work for the hammers but this has me thinking twice. I have 400gr lasers now but these may be the better option.
     
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  7. Rum Man

    Rum Man Well-Known Member

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    I stopped yesterday at the local Gun Shop and picked up some Nv570 for the 300 Rum ..he process to so me the 230 's and a 250 gr. !! Holy crap ! I need a lower twist but Wow ! Got my heart racing.
    Now I'm going back today to ask about the 375 cal. hmm I'm setting here with 100 pcs of new ADG 375 Ultra Brass and a action ! McGowan just posted 10% off barrels ! Might have to stop over there to !

    Rum Man
     
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  8. snox801

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    Yep I spent $200 in shipping for Kirby to do a load work up and I’m scrapping g that for these. I paid for a repeater I may as well use it. Wonder if the real bc will be better than the cutting edge.
     
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