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Old November 21, 2012, 07:38 AM   #12
Picher
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Join Date: December 14, 2004
Location: Maine
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Try Remington Core-Loct 150-180 grain rounds. I like 150s for most deer, 165 for huge bucks weighing around 200 lbs, and think 180s are best for Elk-sized game. My son's Rem 700, 30-06, groups Core-Locts consistently 5/8" at 100 yards (Why the heck did I ever part with that rifle?).

Another good choice is Federal premiums, and Hornady premiums, but if your rifle likes Core-Locts, stick with them...they won't let you down by being too hard or too soft.

I used to like Winchester Power Points, but they're not as accurate in most of the rifles I've sighted-in for folks.
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