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PA452
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Posted: 7/14/2012 10:41:58 PM
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Looking for hunting and shooting loads. My barrel is 18" with an 8.5 twist. I think I'd like to go with lighter bullets for more velocity.

I currently hunt deer using Sierra 85gr HPBT out of a .243, so I don't feel like I need the larger bullets for hunting. I'd just like a good bullet that performs well.

I've really just started reading, but I've seen that AA2230 is a popular powder choice for the lighter bullets?
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Posted: 7/15/2012 10:39:56 AM
8208 and the 100 NBT bullets worked great in my AR Grendel. I'm sure there's plenty of data to be found at the 65Grendel forum for the other hunting pills.
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Posted: 7/15/2012 5:06:21 PM
Originally Posted By PA452:
Looking for hunting and shooting loads. My barrel is 18" with an 8.5 twist. I think I'd like to go with lighter bullets for more velocity.

I currently hunt deer using Sierra 85gr HPBT out of a .243, so I don't feel like I need the larger bullets for hunting. I'd just like a good bullet that performs well.

I've really just started reading, but I've seen that AA2230 is a popular powder choice for the lighter bullets?


100gr Barnes TTSX, you can thank me later.

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Posted: 7/15/2012 8:19:51 PM
Originally Posted By steve4102:
Originally Posted By PA452:
Looking for hunting and shooting loads. My barrel is 18" with an 8.5 twist. I think I'd like to go with lighter bullets for more velocity.

I currently hunt deer using Sierra 85gr HPBT out of a .243, so I don't feel like I need the larger bullets for hunting. I'd just like a good bullet that performs well.

I've really just started reading, but I've seen that AA2230 is a popular powder choice for the lighter bullets?


100gr Barnes TTSX, you can thank me later.



I'll have to try these. Barnes are just so expensive. You got any data for a load with those?

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