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Old October 19, 2005, 02:24 PM   #1
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Barnes X-Bullet for deer hunting

any reviews/feelings on this bullet
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Old October 19, 2005, 02:41 PM   #2
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I saw something in Field & Stream's August issue. I'll scan it and post it when I get home.

Stay tuned!
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Old October 19, 2005, 04:54 PM   #3
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Here's my experience

I use a handloaded 150grn in my 7mm rem mag Ruger No.1 . I have taken small whitetail, decent antelope and mule deer using the Xbullet. I used ballistic tip before switching.

I find that there is a smaller exit wound with the X, which for me is just fine. Golfball size instead of softball sized from the B-tip. Plenty of internal damage, however, from a well placed shot through the rib cage. At distances from 70yds out to 470yds the animal hasn't traveled far before collapsing...never a 'real' tracking job. All shots have passed through completely.

My brother-in-law used an X-bullet in his 270wby on a quartering away antelope. The bullet passed through, with a very small exit, I don't remember how far the goat traveled, but it wasn't far.

Ron
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Old October 19, 2005, 05:33 PM   #4
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OK - home, and scanned the page from the magazine.

Not sure if this is the thing your talkin' about... but here it is anyway.

Good luck

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Old October 19, 2005, 05:56 PM   #5
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I saw a video on the Barnes Triple shock.

It claims a very considerable shock increase.

They tested several brands bullets for accuracy... all six were sub-MOA.

Then they tested for shock and penetration in ballistic gelatin...
the Triple Shock was easily the hardest hitter at similar velocity.

Because I want to anchor the target as near to EVERYTIME as I can, I will never reload with anything else.
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Old October 19, 2005, 05:56 PM   #6
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Accidently double posted

Too bad we can't just delete one post
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