Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 3 123>
Topic Options
#3314954 - 08/07/13 03:20 PM What does everyone shoot in .243?
goose17
10 Point


Registered: 10/26/01
Posts: 2820
Loc: smith county

Offline
I usally shoot 100 grain Federal Ammo but was wondering if anyone shoots a diffrent ammo or brand?
Top
#3315004 - 08/07/13 03:59 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: goose17]
Eric Kilby
10 Point


Registered: 04/06/06
Posts: 3552
Loc: Tellico Plains

Offline
I picked up a box of hornady 100 grain american whitetail ( interlock) and getting .5 inch groups at 100 yds... I'm trying to find some of the all copper 80 grain TTSX and if they shoot good it will most likely be my deer load
_________________________
Right here in the forest i will find true happiness, the happiness that will not be contaminated by the mind of man.

Top
#3315044 - 08/07/13 04:24 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: Eric Kilby]
BigD_625
10 Point


Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 3365
Loc: Maury County, TN

Offline
95gr federal fusion.
_________________________
-----------
It's better to be smarter than you look...than to look smarter than you are.

Top
#3315063 - 08/07/13 04:46 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: BigD_625]
Gravey
16 Point


Registered: 07/20/05
Posts: 19020
Loc: Rutherford / Wilson County Lin...

Offline
 Originally Posted By: BigD_625
95gr federal fusion.

What he said. Sited in my encore Sunday afternoon and these were my last 2 shots at 100.
_________________________
If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Top
#3315075 - 08/07/13 05:04 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: BigD_625]
Model70Man
12 Point


Registered: 09/30/05
Posts: 6747
Loc: Knoxville, TN

content Online
 Originally Posted By: BigD_625
95gr federal fusion.


Yep. That's what I use.
_________________________
Winchester Model 70 Stainless Left Hand .270 Win.
McMillan Edge
Talley Lightweights
Zeiss Victory Varipoint #60 Illuminated

Top
#3315248 - 08/07/13 08:18 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: Model70Man]
DaveB
10 Point


Registered: 09/03/08
Posts: 3841
Loc: Shelby County

Offline
I handload. 100 grain Partitions out west. Stepped down to 95 partitions when I moved to Tennessee. Going to try 90 Accubonds this coming year. I am gettin close to 2850 FPS with the 95's. The cheapo Barska scope stopped moving the zero after about 30 rounds (50?) and is now locked on zero.
[img][/img]



Edited by DaveB (08/07/13 08:20 PM)

Top
#3315318 - 08/07/13 09:14 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: goose17]
1shot1kill
4 Point


Registered: 09/06/01
Posts: 399
Loc: unicoi county tn us

Offline
Federal Fusions
Top
#3315406 - 08/07/13 10:12 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: 1shot1kill]
REN
Good ol' Boys "Team Grizzly"
12 Point


Registered: 10/24/07
Posts: 5298
Loc: Wilson County, TN

Offline
shoot fusions and SST's both with great results.
_________________________
RollTide

John 3:16



Top
#3315594 - 08/08/13 07:16 AM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: REN]
bigtex
8 Point


Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 1726
Loc: Brush Creek

Offline
I reload everything I own. For the .243 I use Hornady 100 gr. B.T.S.P's.
Very accurate in my rifle [T/C Encore] and great terminal performance.
_________________________
"It is not through knowledge, but through experience of the world that we are brought into relation with it."
__Albert Schweitzer

Top
#3315663 - 08/08/13 08:21 AM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: bigtex]
Kimberman
10 Point


Registered: 10/30/05
Posts: 3492
Loc: Knoxville

Offline
I handload a 100 gr Nosler Partition. If my .243 likes the 85 gr Barnes TSX or 80 gr TTSX, that would be my load. in Factory ammo, I like those bullets, and the 95 gr Fusion.
_________________________
So many smallmouth, so little time.

Top
Page 1 of 3 123>


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105222
RUGER
86677
Deer Assassin
65036
BSK
60880
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
TboneD, sbhockey, ZachA, DocT, Raegan
13202 Registered Users
Who's Online
103 registered (BULL MOOSE, ImThere, Blue Water Buck, HenryCohunter, UTGrad, 7mmMag, 15 invisible) and 158 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13202 Members
42 Forums
91376 Topics
1068268 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.043 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.