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223 Hunting Ammo

Old 11-27-2012, 03:40 PM
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Default 223 Hunting Ammo

I bought a new Colt 6920MPB and now looking into using it for deer/hog hunting here in Florida. I have been looking at a few types of ammo and now I have found 2 brands I want to try. I'm looking for more info and other types of ammo out there. I really like Hornady, but I want at least a 60+ grain bullet(hard to find for me).

I found the Federal Fusion( Heard both good and bad)

Winchester Ballistic Silver tip 50 grain (Heard more good than bad by far.

Any suggestions. Thanks.
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:21 PM
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What RR said is spot on, if you are looking for factory loads you might want to check out Winchester Razorback Xt 223 Ammo. They are designed for wild hogs, which are alot tougher than a deer. I beleive they are built using Winchester Fail Safe bullets (like the Barnes TSX). They are a 64gr. H.P.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:00 PM
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Thanks for the replies. Now to add 1 or 2 of these brands to my christmas list
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:00 PM
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i actually took my first deer this season with my AR i used 62gr remington premier core-lokt it went completely thru left a nice blood trail and only went about 20-30 yards...
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