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Old October 28, 2013, 12:46 PM   #1
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460s&w factory ammo

I have been trying to find time to develop a load for my 460xvr 8-3/8 to use this season on whitetail and hopefully a black bear. I have all the components I just dont have the time to do the job as of now. Can someone recommend a good factory load for the job? Options might be good as availability of loads is questionable. I am very pleased with the performance of the 200gr Hornady on paper but Im told they make a poor hunting round due to fragmentation.
Shots will likely be under 150yds on 100-120lb (FD) deer. Bear is secondary as Im not expecting it.
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Old October 28, 2013, 03:19 PM   #2
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Sorry if this is bringing up a dead thread - delete if it is.

I have had excellent results with both the Hornady and the Federal Premium Vital shock.
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Old October 28, 2013, 10:05 PM   #3
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You might want to try the Federal Fusions. I've had great luck with Fusions in other calibers. I know they aren't loaded as hot as the Hornadys are though.
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