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#3302845 - 07/26/13 11:27 AM has anyone tried
Eric Kilby
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Has anyone tried the 80 grain ttsx or 95 grain SST in .243 on deer?

Edited by Eric Kilby (07/26/13 11:27 AM)
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#3302911 - 07/26/13 12:28 PM Re: has anyone tried [Re: Eric Kilby]
DaveB
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I have not but that Hornady round should do the trick along with a bunch of RL19(I load 95 gr Noslers). 80 grain ttsx, I believe you can get 3300 FPS with that bullet, it ought to do the job.
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#3303029 - 07/26/13 02:24 PM Re: has anyone tried [Re: DaveB]
wirenut
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The 85 grain Barnes TSX work well on deer , haven't tried the 80 grain TTSX's .
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#3303065 - 07/26/13 02:56 PM Re: has anyone tried [Re: wirenut]
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95 grain sst do a great job on deer, but the ole tried a true core lockt and fed fusion just smash them out of the little 243 as long as I do my part
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#3304928 - 07/28/13 06:17 PM Re: has anyone tried [Re: knightrider]
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I killed my best buck with an 80 gr ttsx but it was out of a 25-06. The deer was nearly facing me, I shot him in the front shoulder which it broke then the bullet exited the other side just in front of his hip. I am a big fan of barnes bullets.
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