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Old 12-04-2014, 04:47 PM
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Default 308Win ammo for deer?

150 grain favorite? Fed Power Shok?, Win Power Point? Rem Core Lock?
Any other Kind? Thanks...
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Old 12-04-2014, 04:50 PM
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All I shoot is Hornady SP and BTSP reloads in all three calibers I use for most of my hunting (.243, 25-06, and 3 30-06s). I use 150s in my 30-06s and the .308 is almost the same ballistics as the longer 30-06 cartridge.
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power points, silvertips are too hard, core locks suk pond scum
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Old 12-04-2014, 04:54 PM
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I load for two 308s. 150 grain Barnes Triple Shocks. Drops deer quick.
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Old 12-04-2014, 05:23 PM
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Do I need all-copper bullets here in Kali?
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Old 12-04-2014, 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by GaryO View Post
Do I need all-copper bullets here in Kali?


Not yet - although in condor counties you do !

It is the land of fruits & nuts after all ?!?!
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Old 12-04-2014, 09:21 PM
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I forgot about the no-lead restrictions some places have. I have just been using the X bullet since the late 1990s because I love their performance.
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Old 12-05-2014, 07:58 AM
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Most of these factory loads with solid copper bullets seem to cost way more than lead core ammo. Is that what we have to look forward to here in Kali?
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Old 12-05-2014, 08:14 AM
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Most of these factory loads with solid copper bullets seem to cost way more than lead core ammo. Is that what we have to look forward to here in Kali?Thanks...
YEP, it will be a total ban on lead one of these days!
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There really expensive lead core bullets out there too. Ever price the Trophy Bonded Bear Claw? Mucho dinero. Premium bullets are costly.
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