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Coyote Fur Friendly 243 load

Old 02-10-2007, 07:56 PM
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New to coyote hunting. My rig, Tika T3 Stainless laminate 243 Win with a Leopold VX-L 3.5x10x50. Looking for a fur friendly bullit / load.
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Old 02-10-2007, 11:55 PM
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Do you reload?

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Old 02-11-2007, 03:19 PM
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I'd like to know the best factory load, but in future I plan on purchasing
a RCBS Supreme Master Reloading Kit so I would like to know my reloading
options also!
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Old 02-11-2007, 05:26 PM
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Well, if you can find factory ammo with a 70 grain Sierra Blitzking, then use it. Reload with it if you can. They blow up so easy that it normally won't leave ahole (entry or exit) unless you hit bone.
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Old 02-13-2007, 09:12 AM
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i dont care what kind of gun u have. If that bullet hits bone its gona leave a nice hole. use soft points not balistics or hollow. Full metal jacket also only if u hunt in woods because them suckers richocet. Thats why people can use a .223 for deer as long as they hit the front shoulders
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:56 AM
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I have no clue what is even offered for factory varmint loads out of a 243.

If you get into handloading Sierra 60gr HPs at 3600fps do a great job on dogs, I've shot a good 12-15 with this load in the last month an half and have only had one exit and it was only nickel sized.

Also 75gr Hornady HPs work very well. I've never had luck with the V-Maxs, BTs, or BlitzKings, they all seem to blow some serious holes through dogs.

Just don't hit the shoulder blades and you will be fine!
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Old 02-13-2007, 01:52 PM
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Well, if you can find factory ammo with a 70 grain Sierra Blitzking, then use it. Reload with it if you can. They blow up so easy that it normally won't leave ahole (entry or exit) unless you hit bone. Stop looking at my girlfriend like that!!!
Your girlfriend looks like a dude, I hope that isnt really your girlfriend. I hope that you do not think that picture is a good representation of a female. Creepy.
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:33 PM
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I am wondering why none of you have mentioned the 55gr bullet for the .243??? I personally have no experience w/it but I do know that an 85gr ballistic is NOT what you want for hide preservation.

anyone on the 55gr.????
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Old 02-13-2007, 11:39 PM
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Most 243s will not stabalize the 55gr bullet. I haven't tried it, but I have a buddy that tried them in a Rem 700 and a Savage and neither would shoot better than 2-3" groups at 100 yards with that bullet.

My Tikka and Remington 243 will both group the 60s great. I don't want to buy a box to try of the 55s if my guns aren't going to shoot them well.
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Old 02-14-2007, 11:00 PM
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Your girlfriend looks like a dude, I hope that isnt really your girlfriend. I hope that you do not think that picture is a good representation of a female. Creepy.
Are you telling me that you don't know who my girlfriend is?? What size of a monitor are you on? Maybe that is why you can't see the beauty.
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