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#3007876 - 10/30/12 05:25 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: taximan]
TheAirMan
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Mine likes 2-50gr. 777 pellets and a 250gr. TC Shockwave.
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#3007916 - 10/30/12 06:00 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: TheAirMan]
Timber Ghost
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Registered: 09/07/08
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2 white hot pellets, 295gr powerbelt.
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#3008312 - 10/30/12 09:20 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: Timber Ghost]
Deer Assassin
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105 loose 777 300 gn sst


or 100 gn 350 gn hndy fpb
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#3009285 - 10/31/12 01:24 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: taximan]
tasaman
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Registered: 01/11/10
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Loc: Woodlawn, TN

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 Originally Posted By: taximan
is switched to shockwaves this year and seem to hold good groups but dont know how they do on deer....so I can tell you what i didnt have good luck with....I was shooting the hornady lok n loads which held group ok, but the three does i shot with them passed right through the deer and never dropped a deer, they always ran, it was like they werent expanding and doing what they were supposed to do so i switched.


You do know this is the same bullet right? Aim for the shoulder and they don't go as far and you will have a blood trail. High on the shoulder will drop them in their tracks.

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#3009871 - 10/31/12 08:48 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: tasaman]
JoeVaquero
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Registered: 11/20/11
Posts: 158
Loc: West Tn

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I'm shooting 2 triple 7 pellets and the 200 gr shockwaves. Shoots accurate enough. Hopefully I'll see how it does on deerhide this weekend
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#3009894 - 10/31/12 08:58 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: JoeVaquero]
tnhunter83
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Registered: 11/30/07
Posts: 204
Loc: jonesborough

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Just got done sighting in New optima this eve with 100gr of 777 and 295 power belt
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#3010024 - 10/31/12 10:37 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: tnhunter83]
mike243
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Registered: 09/06/06
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Loc: east tn

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100g 777 & a 295g powerbelt.randy wakeman is a ledgend in his own mind.
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#3010027 - 10/31/12 10:44 PM Re: CVA Optima- what do you shoot out of yours?? [Re: mike243]
fastbs
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Registered: 12/22/08
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Loc: putnam co

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90gr bh209, cci primer, mmp black sabot, 300gr xtp.
Found that 300gr speer gold dots hit pretty much the same poi.
Getting 3.25"- 3.5" 5 shot groups with oe open sights.
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