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Tipped or Hollow PT ????

Old 03-10-2013, 06:18 PM
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To those who loaded tipped and or hollow pt bullets for Prairie dog hunting what is the most accurate as a rule , obviously my gun will decide it but what do most of you that have been there done it have to say, of coarse loading with accuracy in mind thanks guys
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Old 03-10-2013, 08:04 PM
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What Ridge Runner said.
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Old 03-10-2013, 08:08 PM
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I can shoot prairie dogs just about any day I want and I shoot a bunch of them. In .20 and .22 cal bullets I prefer v max or "tipped" bullets because of their higher BC s and overall accuracy. Either work very well though.
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Old 03-16-2013, 08:45 AM
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Have shot them with both. Pasture poodles don't seem to have one preferance over another!!!!!!!! I just seem to like the tipped and the rifles that I have loaded for for the most part seem to lean towards the boattail tipped a tad more.
I have a Ruger no.1 in 22-250 that won't shoot a BT to save its life or mine. Now, drop in some Sierra 53grn FB Matchkings, and watch that hole stop growing after about 10 shots.

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