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#2986898 - 10/17/12 09:50 PM hey rubberduck
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I seen where you just got your savage. Have you done any shooting yet? Ive found a couple loads that work so if you want to try a few 300 or 250 gr
Ftx let me know and ill bring a few friday. Ive also got some 300 gr. Xtp and 300 gr. 458 hollow points ordered that should be in tomorrow. Just throwing that out there before you spend alot of money.
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#2987227 - 10/18/12 08:54 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rockhound]
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I'll gladly try a couple of them. Guy I bought it from had it set up on 55 grains of N110 and a 325 Barnes that they no longer make.

Looking at this link http://www.450bushmaster.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=714&sid=253732ee85e6a7d07543e5878560ed86 I'm hoping that I can get these http://www.hornady.com/store/45-Cal-.452-250-gr-FTX-for-450-Bushmaster/ to group like I want.

I've pretty much thrown the Pac-Nor idea out the window (for the time being at least) and set it up more for some of my woods locations and keep my smokeless H&R set up for longer ranges.
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#2987280 - 10/18/12 09:21 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rubberduck270]
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Ive got those 250.gr. ftx
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#2987345 - 10/18/12 10:23 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rockhound]
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Is that what you were shooting in your other post or were they 300 gr. FTX's?
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#2987353 - 10/18/12 10:27 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rubberduck270]
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I was shooting 300 gr. I bought some 250 gr from Cecil but haven't tried them
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#2988249 - 10/18/12 09:01 PM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rockhound]
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After snoopin around barnes' site, looks like he was shooting barnes originals in 300 gr. Luke pushes that round quite a bit so I may end up going with them if theyll group.
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#2988400 - 10/18/12 11:39 PM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rubberduck270]
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The Barnes Originals group great in my Savage with Vihtavuori N120. I've owned it a year and it still amazes me every time I shoot it.
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#2988609 - 10/19/12 07:54 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: memfuzz]
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 Originally Posted By: memfuzz
The Barnes Originals group great in my Savage with Vihtavuori N120. I've owned it a year and it still amazes me every time I shoot it.


You using the orange MMP sabot with them? What's your group size at 100 yrds?

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#2988961 - 10/19/12 11:22 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: Rubberduck270]
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Keep in mind bullets to guns are like girls to guys. We don't always like the same ones. Some we just plain hate...Erica. Sorry got carried away.
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#2988994 - 10/19/12 11:55 AM Re: hey rubberduck [Re: tasaman]
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 Originally Posted By: tasaman
Keep in mind bullets to guns are like girls to guys. We don't always like the same ones. Some we just plain hate...Erica. Sorry got carried away.


Lol, I'll give any of them a shot (at least once) provided they look good

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