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#5480137 - 12/15/14 10:29 PM Federal Deer Thugs Ammo
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Tried a box of these (120 grain soft points) in my Winchester Model 70 25-06 and was very pleased with the performance. They appear to be at the same price point of the Remington CorLokts that I've been shooting for years but with a noticeable increase in performance (tighter groups).
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#5480454 - 12/16/14 08:00 AM Re: Federal Deer Thugs Ammo [Re: Texas Dan]
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Got a box of them in 95 grain 243. I assume it is the same bullet as the fusion line in the 243 as it was a bonded 95 grain bullet.

They shot poorly out of my new savage, groups about 3-4 inches at 100 yards. Loading the same brass with 100 grain sierra prohunters and pretty much any charge of IMR 4350 yielded less than an inch at 100 yards.
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#5480468 - 12/16/14 08:07 AM Re: Federal Deer Thugs Ammo [Re: Texas Dan]
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Ill add it went against everything in me to buy ammo called "Deer Thugs" but it was the only 243 they had and I was looking for some cheap ammo to get on target and collect some brass.
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#5481291 - 12/16/14 01:59 PM Re: Federal Deer Thugs Ammo [Re: Texas Dan]
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Good feedback that just goes to show how ammo can perform differently in different guns.
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