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#3103834 - 01/01/13 06:37 AM cva optima bullet suggestion
pseshooter300
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Registered: 04/03/11
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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
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#3103848 - 01/01/13 07:02 AM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: pseshooter300]
rem270
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Registered: 11/15/02
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Loc: south fulton

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Hornady sst 250gr
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#3103878 - 01/01/13 07:28 AM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: rem270]
DEERDOWN
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Registered: 07/27/12
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Loc: Tennessee,USA

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i shoot hornady 240 xtp over 100 grain powder shot several deer over last six years lost a couple but over all excellent results.
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#3122471 - 01/13/13 07:37 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: rem270]
Boone 58
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Registered: 06/23/04
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I shoot Hornady FPB's 350 grain sabotless........love 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]
knightrider
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Registered: 09/27/10
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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]
TheAirMan
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Registered: 06/18/01
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Loc: Moss, Tennessee

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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]
medic
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Registered: 09/11/00
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Loc: Cleveland, TN USA

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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.
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#3134850 - 01/22/13 05:35 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: medic]
TN Larry
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Registered: 09/17/03
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Loc: Baxter, Tennessee

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My brother in law had one and shot 250 gr shockwave and 150 gr of pellets. It shot good.
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#3147295 - 01/31/13 06:58 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: TN Larry]
r'ville a-bolt
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Registered: 01/28/13
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Loc: nc graham

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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
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#3147574 - 01/31/13 10:21 PM Re: cva optima bullet suggestion [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
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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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