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#434440 - 10/07/07 09:28 AM Bone Buster bullets
.444 Marlin
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Anyone tried these on game or just shot them? I went by benton shooters yesterday and was looking through their MZ stuff and in the T/C section they had some new bullets called bone busters. .50 caliber 400gr and not quite a FMJ because the base was copper. I would use them but Im afraid of them penetrating and not blowing up like I want to damage the insides, not to mention them almost being a FMJ bullet.
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#435225 - 10/07/07 08:54 PM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: ]
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#435582 - 10/08/07 01:12 AM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: ]
pathfindr92
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My dads ML wont shoot sabots or PBs either. It shoots 400-something gr Maxi-balls awesome, though. And they knock deer deader than the deer hunting's been of late.
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#435630 - 10/08/07 06:12 AM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: pathfindr92]
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Non-expanding MZ bullets are the only type I want. A 50 caliber hole is a big hole. I've never lost a deer to a non-expanding true 50 caliber or larger bullet. I have nearly lost several deer to rapidly expanding bullets because their was no exit wound and no blood-trail.

If it wasn't for the fact I'm having such good luck with the 405 Powerbelts, I would be seriously interested in the Bone Busters 444marlin.
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#436068 - 10/08/07 11:25 AM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: BSK]
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Barnes!!!

Somebody had to chime in...
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#436084 - 10/08/07 11:35 AM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: Model70Man]
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 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
Barnes!!!

Somebody had to chime in...


Ditto. I was just being quiet.
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#438888 - 10/09/07 07:40 PM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: muddyboots]
CHRIS WILSON
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I shot Great Plains 410 gr. flat points last year with great results. Both the deer and pig I shot last year had quarter to half dollar size holes for exit wounds. Neither went very far after the shot either.
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#439134 - 10/09/07 08:38 PM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: CHRIS WILSON]
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I've also heard good things about Great Plains bullets. But then I'll be the first to admit, I'm highly partial to the biggest lead conical I can find.
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#439430 - 10/09/07 10:19 PM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: BSK]
.444 Marlin
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$24 for 20 but I may give them a try.
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#440067 - 10/10/07 11:29 AM Re: Bone Buster bullets [Re: .444 Marlin]
CHRIS WILSON
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I believe I paid a little under $10 for the last box of 20 GP conicals I purchased.
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