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Old 02-03-2007, 05:49 PM
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What are a few bullets that will have MINIMUM expansion on whitetail sized game using a 300 WSM?
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Old 02-03-2007, 06:32 PM
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best bet would be a bonded LARGE game bullet in the heaviest weight you can find. should stick together nicely for you...
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Old 02-03-2007, 08:14 PM
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The Barnes TXS do don't expand all that much. I assume you want to minimize meat damage? If you reload, slow it down and use the 165-180 TXS.
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Barnes TSX, Swift Aframes, Speers Trophy Bonded (TBBC), Nosler Partition, etc.

180grstandard bullet should help as well, slow things down and higher SD.
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Old 02-04-2007, 09:35 AM
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Failsafe or any of the solids.
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Old 02-04-2007, 10:03 AM
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What about those Winchester AccuBonds or Ballistic silvertips? 180 or 150?
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:05 PM
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They are actually made by Nosler. The accubond is a controlled expansion bullet designed to give the ballistic performance of the ballistic tip with the weight retention of the partition, the ballistic silvertip is the ballitstic tip with a lubalox coating and a different color polymer tip. Neither are what your post asks for. Howeverfor deer size game either will give excellent performance as will any standard construction bullet. I suggest you buy several different brands of ammo and bullet weights and see what your gun shoots the best. When I say standard construction I mean corlokt, pp, speer hot cor, etc. Pick a bullet weight and go from there. For the 300 WSM I'd say 165-180 gr. Both will do well on deer.
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:57 PM
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Again, you might state why you are looking for a bullet with minimum expansion. Again, nothing will do less meat damage than the Barnes TXS
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What are a few bullets that will have MINIMUM expansion on whitetail sized game using a 300 WSM?
not many at all...
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Old 02-12-2007, 10:12 PM
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What are a few bullets that will have MINIMUM expansion on whitetail sized game using a 300 WSM?
not many at all...
I am trying to think of the same idea as I will be using a 300 Win Mag this year. Probably lob a 180 grain SP. I have heard that bullets around 180 gr., the premiums will hardly expand on whitetail as they are designed for much larger game and penetration.


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