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#3103834 - 01/01/13 06:37 AM cva optima bullet suggestion
8 Point

Registered: 04/03/11
Posts: 1046
Loc: kingsport

Anyone care to recommend a good bullet to try for a cva optima. Bought one a couple weeks ago new. Thought about trying the barnes with 777. Just looking for ideas gonna try a few but just looking for some advice
#3103848 - 01/01/13 07:02 AM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: pseshooter300]
18 Point

Registered: 11/15/02
Posts: 21487
Loc: south fulton

Hornady sst 250gr
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#3103878 - 01/01/13 07:28 AM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: rem270]
4 Point

Registered: 07/27/12
Posts: 104
Loc: Tennessee,USA

i shoot hornady 240 xtp over 100 grain powder shot several deer over last six years lost a couple but over all excellent results.
#3122471 - 01/13/13 07:37 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: rem270]
Boone 58
16 Point

Registered: 06/23/04
Posts: 15185
Loc: Food Plot

I shoot Hornady FPB's 350 grain em overall, pushing them with 100 grn White hots...... took both of these deer with them.

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#3123481 - 01/14/13 02:40 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: Boone 58]
12 Point

Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 6337
Loc: tn

the barnez tez 250 grain with tripple seven losse 100 grain
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#3132043 - 01/20/13 05:09 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: knightrider]
16 Point

Registered: 06/18/01
Posts: 10680
Loc: Moss, Tennessee

Mine likes 2 777 pellets and a 250 gr. TC Shockwave.
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#3134559 - 01/22/13 02:03 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: TheAirMan]
Happy Birthday medic
8 Point

Registered: 09/11/00
Posts: 2342
Loc: Cleveland, TN USA

I shoot the Hornady SST 300 gr with 110 gr of 777 powder. Groups great and has plenty of knock down power. I killed 6 deer with that load this past season and had one go about 20 yds a nd fall the rest fall in their tracks.
God is great and Life is good.

#3134850 - 01/22/13 05:35 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: medic]
TN Larry
10 Point

Registered: 09/17/03
Posts: 3394
Loc: Baxter, Tennessee

My brother in law had one and shot 250 gr shockwave and 150 gr of pellets. It shot good.
I pray to fish until my dying day. When it comes to my last cast, I then most humbly pray, when in the Lord's safe landing net & I'm at peace that in His mercy I be judged big enough to keep.

#3147295 - 01/31/13 06:58 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: TN Larry]
r'ville a-bolt
4 Point

Registered: 01/28/13
Posts: 222
Loc: nc graham

I shoot cva apex 223 grain power belt 150 grain 777 pellets love it. brother n law has optima shoots same load as me he loves it
#3147574 - 01/31/13 10:21 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
Deer Assassin

Registered: 08/01/03
Posts: 88400
Loc: Kingston Springs

hndy 350 gn fpb over 105 loose 777

dressed 177 175 177

all shot with above load in 7 days from same tree

great blood trails all pass throughs

i also like the 300 hndy sst over 105 loose 777
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