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Old 01-01-2003, 10:18 PM
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Is hornady sst a ballistic tip bullet? any experience with them?

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Old 01-01-2003, 10:37 PM
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Basically it's the same thing, they're designed so that the polymer tip is pushed back into a void causing an explosive action that allows the rest of the bullet to expand extremely well. Much cheaper than the Noslers.
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Old 01-01-2003, 10:50 PM
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I tried the 150gr bullets in a 30-06 and the accuracy was good but didn't try them on game .They don't make them in .243 cal.or at least I have never found any .
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Old 01-02-2003, 12:55 AM
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The SST is a heavier jacketed polymer tipped bullet that should exit a deer's far side.

They're very least as good as Nosler's Ballistic tip, and do a very good job. There is a 95 grain .243 SST and I've used really works well!!
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Old 01-02-2003, 04:51 AM
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they are just like the nosler ballistic tips. never shot them but the NBT's shot great in mine.

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Old 01-02-2003, 05:24 AM
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Yes the sst is in 243 also,just ordered a box to try day before yesterday,(100gr or 95 gr. some catologs say 100gr some say 95gr.)
I have been shooting them since they came out,took several deer with them in different cal.They work great in my 260,7/08,280,and 30/06.From 45 to 200 yds never had one to stay in the deer all complete pass throughs even shoulder hits.Have used NBT also and they worked great too,but I get 50 more bullets for just a little more money.
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