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#508487 - 11/26/07 07:20 PM 7mm-08 loads ?
pety221
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would a 120grn ballistic tip expand without fragmenting ? got a few boxes of them left just need dies
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#508842 - 11/26/07 10:26 PM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: pety221]
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If your asking if it is suitable for Deer? Yes.

Might want to ask DA about them as it seems I recall him using them in a 7mm RSAUM.


Edited by Tiny (11/26/07 10:30 PM)
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#508849 - 11/26/07 10:31 PM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: ]
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See there DA your ears were burning or the computer screen was one. LOL
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#508993 - 11/27/07 07:13 AM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: ]
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I want a 947gr .22LR bullet traveling 7300fps but sounds like a bb gun \:\)
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#509035 - 11/27/07 07:57 AM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: .444 Marlin]
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I killed a large doe and a nice 8 pointer with that bullet last year at 3500 fps with no problems. Both were around 100 yards. At 7/08 velocity it should do just great as well. Performancewise it did better than the 180 Accubond out of my RUM did this year.

Incidentally I got exit wounds on both even with that velocity.
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#509051 - 11/27/07 08:30 AM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: Whelen Man]
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Here's a picture of the sectioned 120 compared to a heavier one. The jacket walls on the 120 are actually heavier than those on the 140 and 150 grains. I've been told that the bullet was originally intended for metallic silhouette shooting and didn't hold together well enough to drop the metallic targets at range so Nosler beefed up the case walls to help with that. It resulted in a bullet that works better than expected at high velocity. The early production was thinner walled I understand but the only ones I've had work great.
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#509806 - 11/27/07 06:41 PM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: Whelen Man]
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these i have i bought in the last few months wanted to try them out of my 7mag on deer justkinda worried bout that speed an bullet weight being so small
that theyll blow up on impact
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#509844 - 11/27/07 07:09 PM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: pety221]
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Carry on pety, they will get the job done just fine. I had a great thread going on 24HR about the 7mm 120 grain a while back is where much disscussion came from. I posted the link here at one time. Steve Timm who was a writer for Varmint Hunter Magazine shot a 280AI and chimed in on his actual hunts with the bullet, he had used it on mule deer and elk with complete satisfaction. He goes by Dogzapper on 24HR. I have a wildcat cartridge based on the 300 Win Mag I have shot them in and will kill a few deer with it before long, and use the 120 Ballistic Tip.
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#510124 - 11/27/07 09:10 PM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: Whelen Man]
.444 Marlin
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 Originally Posted By: Whelen Man
Here's a picture of the sectioned 120 compared to a heavier one. The jacket walls on the 120 are actually heavier than those on the 140 and 150 grains. I've been told that the bullet was originally intended for metallic silhouette shooting and didn't hold together well enough to drop the metallic targets at range so Nosler beefed up the case walls to help with that. It resulted in a bullet that works better than expected at high velocity. The early production was thinner walled I understand but the only ones I've had work great.


How would that 120 hold up on coyotes/groundhogs from a 7-08?
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#510665 - 11/28/07 09:34 AM Re: 7mm-08 loads ? [Re: .444 Marlin]
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Haven't done it 444. Try it and let us know. I'd think it would do fine though unless you're wanting to save hides.
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