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Old 11-20-2008, 05:08 PM
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300gr Speer Gold Dots are my my bullet of choice in front of 115 gr of 777 loose powder.

Below is the only one I have ever recovered from a deer - all the rest went in one side and out the other. No deer thus far has made it further than 20 yards.






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Old 11-20-2008, 05:55 PM
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Wow! That looks pretty devestating!
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Old 11-20-2008, 06:56 PM
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WOW!! with that kind of expansion, it must have made a excellent wound channel. No wonder the deer never went anywhere.
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Old 11-20-2008, 07:59 PM
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No kidding. I wonder how far away he was...
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Old 11-20-2008, 08:31 PM
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80gn t-7ff, 400gn .504 bullshop, out of a knight elite

retained bullet weight 396gn


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Old 11-20-2008, 09:51 PM
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Very nice!
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Old 11-27-2008, 07:59 PM
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So I've been looking for Speer Gold Dots and all I keep coming up with is pistol ammunition. Is that what you guys are using and just buying a .50 cal sabot for it?
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Old 11-27-2008, 09:17 PM
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So I've been looking for Speer Gold Dots and all I keep coming up with is pistol ammunition. Is that what you guys are using and just buying a .50 cal sabot for it?
Correct.

The Gold Dots, 300g:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=000213974

sabot for them:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=00072H15045BR

if your bore isloose try the Red harvesters they are thicker, designed for Savage:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=00072H25045SRR

MMP12s are here:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=0021150045HPH

the 24s are thinner, but not sold by Mid South.

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Old 11-28-2008, 07:16 AM
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IMO: One does not need someone's expensive bullet to kill deer and hogs. Been doing it quite wellsince 2000 using the 240 grain .430 HornadyXTP in the short black sabot or the green Knight sabot. 100 sabots and 100 bullets cost me about 30 cents per shot when i stocked upa couple of years ago. Yep, sometimes the bullets exit and sometimes they do not. Not to matter, the animal usually bang flops if hit right.

This sow was running and quartering away when hit with the 240 grain .430 XTP driven by two 50 grain Pyrodex pellets.There was no exit wound. What you see is the entrance wound. The bullet shredded the liver, diaphram, lungs and heart. The hog jumped about four feet into the air when hit and bang flopped. She weighed just over120 pounds field dressed.

Yep, i did go out and buy those expensive FPB bullets to elk hunt with. I still wanna cry over that.


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Old 11-29-2008, 02:17 PM
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So I've been looking for Speer Gold Dots and all I keep coming up with is pistol ammunition. Is that what you guys are using and just buying a .50 cal sabot for it?
Correct.

The Gold Dots, 300g:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=000213974

sabot for them:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=00072H15045BR

if your bore isloose try the Red harvesters they are thicker, designed for Savage:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=00072H25045SRR

MMP12s are here:

https://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com/item.asp?sku=0021150045HPH

the 24s are thinner, but not sold by Mid South.

Chap
Is that the only Speer Gold Dot there is? How accurate are those hollow points?
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