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Old 12-07-2007, 08:31 AM
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im just wondering what others are using on whitetails out there .50cals. for shots under 100yds

list the grain and sabot+ the powder charge
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:35 AM
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In my Encore i use the 250 grain SST in the tight fitting black or red sabot along with 90-120 grains of JSG.In my old Staghorn i use 100 grains of Pyrodex loose or pellets along with the .44 caliber XTP in the short black sabot.
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:43 AM
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TC Pro-Hunter,,, three Shockey's Gold Sticks,,, 300 grain Nosler PP,,, CCI 209m.
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:47 AM
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300g XTP MAG in a Harvester Crush Rib pushed by 100g Pyrdoex RS
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Old 12-07-2007, 08:59 AM
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In my Knight Disc, I use 90grs FFF Goex and a 250 T/C Shockwave.
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:02 AM
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CVA Wolf,

300gr Barnes Expander MZ w/Crushed Rib sabots
100gr Pyrodex pellets
Remington Kleen Bore primers
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:09 AM
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It varies from rifle to rifle. I might be shooting a roundball one day, a conical bullet or a sabot. Then it might be loaded with a sabot from 200 grains to 375 grain. Powder charges might vary from 65 grains to 120 grains. I like to use different rifles almost every day, although when hunting certain areas of the property I will often times take one or twoparticular rifle best suited for that area. More so for their sights then their projectiles.

Use the rifle that pushs the best designed projectile at the required speed for the projectile to react efficiently and as intended, but with the greatest and consistant accuracy. That is my Whitetail load.
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:15 AM
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Blk. Dia.
240 gr. Speer JSP .429 Gold Dotw/gn. sabot. I don't know the maker of sabot.
Load is 70 grs. of Pyro P
3pass thru broadside chest shots.
Onedeer iused a blk.sabot xtp 240gr HP.452 thru both shoulders and it was lodged between ribs 70 grs. of Pyro P. That i did't like at all, so i will shoot the few up on target practice.
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Old 12-07-2007, 09:26 AM
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I've been using a solid lead conical made by Bullshop; 460 gr pushed by 90 gr 777 2F. This year I'm going to use the 400 grainer pushed by 100 gr 777 2F.

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Old 12-07-2007, 09:27 AM
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Using the Remington or a 50cal Renegade during a late doe deer season...

For the Remington -> 260 grain Nosler Partion, HPH-24 sabot, 110 grains t7-2f

For the Renegade -> 460 grain Bull Shop, 90 grains t7-3f, Dynamint Noble 1075+ cap
(In Idaho this year we are required to use conicals & pivoting hammer)
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