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#3315705 - 08/08/13 08:45 AM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: 1shot1kill]
MUP
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100gr CoreLokt's in my daughter's rifle.
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#3315969 - 08/08/13 12:38 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: MUP]
Deerhunter
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Registered: 03/11/99
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Ive had good luck with the 100 gr Hornady BTSP, but I picked up 2 boxes of Fusions recently to try.
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#3317094 - 08/09/13 10:30 AM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: Deerhunter]
knightrider
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Registered: 09/27/10
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fusions,core lockts and sst
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#3317167 - 08/09/13 11:49 AM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: knightrider]
mike243
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I have had good luck with most brands but the fed with serria 100g carrys over 100lbs to 400y.good enuf for me
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#3318580 - 08/10/13 08:24 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: mike243]
tickweed
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Registered: 11/25/09
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aren't fusions moly coated?
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#3318731 - 08/10/13 10:18 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: tickweed]
BigD_625
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Registered: 09/30/09
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 Originally Posted By: tickweed
aren't fusions moly coated?


They used to be. The new ones are not coated.
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#3320838 - 08/12/13 09:01 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: Kimberman]
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I load the 100 gr nosler partition. They have worked good for me.
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#3328446 - 08/19/13 08:09 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: WGK]
LY
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Loc: Ringgold, GA

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 Originally Posted By: WGK
I load the 100 gr nosler partition. They have worked good for me.


X2 for four decades and two generations

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#3328464 - 08/19/13 08:19 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: LY]
SEC
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 Originally Posted By: LY
 Originally Posted By: WGK
I load the 100 gr nosler partition. They have worked good for me.


X2 for four decades and two generations
Deer shot with the 100gr partition usually dont even make it back to the thicket. Pure poison.

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#3328483 - 08/19/13 08:31 PM Re: What does everyone shoot in .243? [Re: SEC]
280longshot
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Registered: 09/20/10
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Deer shot with 100gr.Sierra Game Kings don't even make it 30yrds.

3yrs ago I was experimenting with my .243 with different bullets.
One afternoon I shot a doe @200yrds,-- she made it 30yrds.

The same afternoon 20-30mins later a 8pt.-- he ran a circle and fell dead in his tracks.

I agree the bullet probably fragmented more than it should, but I'm not complaining, for it was a afternoon hunt!!
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