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#6506788 - 10/22/16 04:24 PM 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX
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will this kill a deer if shot placement is good?
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#6506796 - 10/22/16 04:33 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Of course.
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#6506799 - 10/22/16 04:34 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: Buzzsaw]
RHutch Offline
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Needs to make 2650 or it will bounce off.
Add more powder.

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#6506805 - 10/22/16 04:36 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: RHutch]
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Originally Posted By: RHutch
Needs to make 2650 or it will bounce off.
Add more powder.
roflmao This is true I wouldn't shoot anything larger than a squirrel with that load at those low speeds.
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#6506895 - 10/22/16 05:48 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: RHutch]
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Originally Posted By: RHutch
Needs to make 2650 or it will bounce off.
Add more powder.


damn I better dial it back some....just posted pics above clap
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#6507151 - 10/22/16 10:12 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: Buzzsaw]
Txhillbilly Offline
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Nah,That's way too slow. I was pushing a 140 VLD at 2900 fps yesterday with RL-17 out of my Creedmoor,and the primer's were just starting to flatten. Those things were getting up there!

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#6507166 - 10/22/16 10:40 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Buzz go hunt and enjoy the mild load, the deer or hogs will not argue about being shot with that round as dead critters do not complain.
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#6507346 - 10/23/16 09:25 AM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: Buzzsaw]
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2900 wow!!!

thanks kmon1 up
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#6509611 - 10/24/16 05:28 PM Re: 2460 fps 6.5 143gr ELDX [Re: Buzzsaw]
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My 260 with the 143 ELD-X came together best at 2825. I could get some more fps, but I'm not about to mess with a load that's .5 MOA or better.
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