Bullet Recommendation?

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Bullet Recommendation?

Post by rlandry6 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:34 am

Looking for a bullet for hog loads. Barrel is 16", 1:11 twiat, unsupressed, and super-sonic. Powder is H110 Will be loading a pretty large batch and don't want to break the bank. The Barnes blacktip 110s are nice bullets but they are twice the price of just about everything else. Thinking Hornady, something in the 110-120 range, either SST or A-max.
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Re: Bullet Recommendation?

Post by bangbangping » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:27 pm

I recommend the 150 Gold Dot. It's cheap, generally shoots well, puts more energy on target than a 110 grain bullet, and expands well. H110 will work, but not the best choice. I haven't shot it in a 1:11, but have in a 1:10 with good results.

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Re: Bullet Recommendation?

Post by hogcaller » Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:28 pm

X2 on the Gold Dot! I've killed a ton of hogs with it! Here's a link to a lot of good data that a bunch of us have contributed.

viewtopic.php?f=128&t=101961&start=300
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Re: Bullet Recommendation?

Post by der Teufel » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:29 pm

I'm using Hornady 110 grain SP bullets with H110 powder. I don't have a chronograph, but supposedly they run at about 2400fps. They don't have enough Oomph! to pass through a large hog. Shot placement is of some importance, as it probably is with any bullet out of a 300 BLK.
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Re: Bullet Recommendation?

Post by blaster » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:07 am

I've had good luck and lots of one shot kills on deer & hogs with the 125 gr. SST and H-110. I recently got bit by the 150 gr. Gold Dot bug and will probably switch over to it as my hunting bullet. have worked up a load using H-110. I haven't killed anything with it yet but it shoots good. as said above, H-110 is not the best powder for this weight bullet so I'm going to try some others.
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Re: Bullet Recommendation?

Post by hogcaller » Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:23 pm

blaster wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:07 am
I've had good luck and lots of one shot kills on deer & hogs with the 125 gr. SST and H-110. I recently got bit by the 150 gr. Gold Dot bug and will probably switch over to it as my hunting bullet. have worked up a load using H-110. I haven't killed anything with it yet but it shoots good. as said above, H-110 is not the best powder for this weight bullet so I'm going to try some others.
I get great groups with Win296 and velocity a touch over 2,000 fps.
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Re: Bullet Recommendation?

Post by Dr.Phil » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:46 pm

Best Value = 125 grain Speer TnT
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Best Leaded = 150 grain Speer Gold Dot
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Best Unleaded = 120 Grain Barnes VOR-TX
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