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#444558 - 10/12/07 05:54 PM Re: Bullet retrievel....... [Re: CPerkins]
FULLDRAWXX75
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Registered: 01/29/07
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Loc: Adirondack Mtns, NY

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I had always used the Rem. core-loc 175gr. I never lost a deer but, was never really pleased with the distance some of them traveled after a shot.

I have shot several deer with the Noslar 154gr, drop where they were standing. Not alot of damage either.

I am loading the Noslar 165gr ballistic tip for my Rem 700 in .300 Savage with good results.
I still use the 180gr round nose in the Model 99.

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#445104 - 10/12/07 09:37 PM Re: Bullet retrievel....... [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
skynimrod
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Registered: 11/10/06
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Loc: Bellevue Tn

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Shot and Killed a cougar with the 175 core-loc 7mm slightly reduced load, great bullet
killed a bull elk with 150 ballistic-tip 7mmm one shot
at 400 yds did a great job, very very accurate dropped in his tracks (still have the bullet I will post some time)
but had bad results close range with the speed and construction
I heard Nosler strengthened there jacket though, and haven't tried them lately
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#445217 - 10/12/07 10:27 PM Re: Bullet retrievel....... [Re: skynimrod]
mr.big
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must be a Hornady 154 SST,Nosler doesn`t make 154 gr bullets.
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#448418 - 10/15/07 01:15 AM Re: Bullet retrievel....... [Re: CPerkins]
Bobby Williamson
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Registered: 02/07/02
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got one from a muzzloader buck I had mounted...and a pice here and there in some burger \:\)
but none whole from rifles. Esp shooting handloads now.
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