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Old 07-23-2011, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by builder459 View Post
Old timer i have seen some head to head tests with barnes and PT's and the PT's were more accurate. these bullets seem to be one of the most accurate M/L bullets one can buy at any price, especially the .300 gr version.

Not sure what your point is? They weren't as accurate in the gun that I tried. That's why I sold them to Omega45.

All bullets aren't accurate in all guns. Especially in muzzleloaders.

I will try them in the Wolf if I decide to shoot the rifle season next year. I know they won't shoot better than the Thors, but being a smaller bullet, they may shoot flatter. Which is what i'm after.
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Old 07-23-2011, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Muley Hunter View Post
Not sure what your point is? They weren't as accurate in the gun that I tried. That's why I sold them to Omega45.

All bullets aren't accurate in all guns. Especially in muzzleloaders.

I will try them in the Wolf if I decide to shoot the rifle season next year. I know they won't shoot better than the Thors, but being a smaller bullet, they may shoot flatter. Which is what i'm after.
Re read what i said earlier in the post. and of course that's not true for every rifle.but again the PT has a much better BC than the Thor, which IMHO is why it will be more accurate in most rifles. Ray
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Old 07-23-2011, 09:57 AM
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Barnes still has better terminal performance. I'll give up a 1/2" in accuracy for TP.
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Old 07-23-2011, 04:59 PM
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Ray,
The 260's in Harvester smooths are accurate in my Encore Bergara barrel. I believe this 3 shot group was with 105gr BH209, distance was 100yds.
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Old 07-23-2011, 05:11 PM
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The 260's in Harvester smooths are accurate in my Encore Bergara barrel. I believe this 3 shot group was with 105gr BH209, distance was 100yds.
Well that is most certainly accurate Ray
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Old 07-30-2011, 09:52 PM
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Thanks for the MMP sabots Ray! They did great in the Optima with only 100gr BH209. Next time out i will try 110gr. May set my brother in laws Wolf up with them this year as well for testing on deer.
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Old 07-30-2011, 10:08 PM
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Thanks for the MMP sabots Ray! They did great in the Optima with only 100gr BH209. Next time out i will try 110gr. May set my brother in laws Wolf up with them this year as well for testing on deer.
Guess the MMP-24 is the correct fitting sabot. darn nice group there. was that 100 yds? Ray
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Old 07-30-2011, 10:13 PM
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yes that was 100 yards. Not sure of the actual group but its WELL under the size of the 1.5inch bulls eye in the picture.
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Old 07-31-2011, 01:08 AM
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Try 105gr first. I bet that will pull the group even tighter.
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:25 AM
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I would try both the MMP HPH24 and the Harvester Smooth short. Ive had good luck with both sabots and loaded OD with PT Golds is really close. Last time i shot them was with smokeless in the Harvester Smooth so i know they will handle hot loads just fine.

I dont know how TB ever got the groups he claims using the Crushrib/Pt Gold considering he says its bore is a tad large in the protoype he usually uses. I could push the the same combo down the bore of my Extreme 50 with 2 fingers and it hated them with any amount of powder. Its bore was a tad large too but the HPH-24 shot pretty good with the 260gr version and a bit better with the 300gr. The GoldDots did even better but they are a little larger OD.
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