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270 and Elk

Old 04-21-2008, 02:58 PM
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Default RE: 270 and Elk

Since he already uses 150grs.....that would be ideal for elk in a .270, so getting a different 150gr .270 bullet he likes shouldn't be hard, but I agree probably not the boat tail soft points, I'd want more of a premium controlled expansion type bullet for deeper penetration. If you were using a .338 on elk, I think a 250gr softpoint wouldn't be as much an issue, but in .270, I'd def say go controlled expansion premium type of bullet
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Old 04-22-2008, 07:15 AM
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Default RE: 270 and Elk

Put the bullet behind the shoulder into the heart lungs and he should have no problem.
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