Yes the T/C's are more expensive. Indeed, why pay more for the same thing in a different box and color. I would suggest the "bonded" sabots. The copper jacket is bonded to the lead core. If there is any fragmentation, it's little to none.
I just looked at a box of Barnes Spit-Fire MZ's and I paid $30.95 for 24 sabots! Talk about expensive!
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