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#7025165 - 01/04/18 05:31 PM Federal Premium Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded Tip?
Trihunt Offline
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Registered: 08/25/14
Posts: 22
Loc: Richmond, TX
Has anyone used the Federal Premium Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded Tip ammo for whitetail or hogs? If so, how did they do and would you recommend them? Thank you.
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#7025285 - 01/04/18 06:39 PM Re: Federal Premium Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded Tip? [Re: Trihunt]
scottfromdallas Online   content
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Registered: 06/23/15
Posts: 1033
Loc: TX
I have not used them but I have some for my 338 Federal. I can't imagine how the bullet could fail the way it's engineered. You have a solid copper shank bonded to lead core front. It's skived to open (like the Fusion) but also has a plastic tip to initiate expansion.

I would have zero concerns if it was me.
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#7025835 - 01/05/18 08:02 AM Re: Federal Premium Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded Tip? [Re: Trihunt]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 28180
Loc: Texas
Never shot them. It reminds me very much of a trophy bonded bear claw. Back in the day I remember reading they were not very accurate, but never shot them. I know they were very/crazy expensive for the reloader to purchase. But again no first hand experience with them. I would suspect they would do well on game.
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#7026433 - 01/05/18 03:29 PM Re: Federal Premium Vital-Shok Trophy Bonded Tip? [Re: Trihunt]
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/16
Posts: 179
Loc: Amarillo, TX
how do they compare to the barnes ttsx?

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