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V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar #7351590 11/18/18 03:18 AM
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GRAPHIC!!!!

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More details in the coming days, posting this from the hunting grounds. Hopefully the video worked ....

HANDLOADS: 110 grain Nosler Varmageddon , TAC powder , CCI 250 primer

Velocity : Iíll have to look it up when I get back to The Casa

50 yards , broke the spine , no bullet recovery


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Re: V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar [Re: Pig_Popper] #7351753 11/18/18 02:26 PM
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Graphic indeed!
Kinda looks like a Van Gogh painting, or maybe a self-portrait after he whacked his ear off!

That DEFINITELY left a mark Ö

Good hog down. Go get another one. banana


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Re: V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar [Re: Pig_Popper] #7351842 11/18/18 04:13 PM
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I think you hit all the blood vessels.


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Re: V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar [Re: Pig_Popper] #7351964 11/18/18 07:44 PM
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Gnarley, was that the tipped version?

Re: V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar [Re: Pig_Popper] #7351965 11/18/18 07:44 PM
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I have to credit DNS for his work with 6.5 Grendel, specifically the 90 grain TNT loads. I've hunted alongside and with Grendel for about 5+ years and I pretty much figured 120 - 125 grain was the optimum weight for hog hunting. I never imagined the lightweight 90 grainer would be so darn effective against pigs, especially BIG PIGS - if you haven't been following his hunting with this factory round, go to YouTube and search Carpe SUS and watch the last year of videos.

So about 2 months ago, after extreme disappointment with Grendel and the 120 grain GoldDot bullets I decided to try a similar experiment with 308 Win, specifically looking to shoot a lightweight varmint round at high velocity. There were a couple of options and I selected the Nosler 110 grain due to its flat base design and reviews posted on various sights about its accuracy and effectiveness.

I have the AR-10 shooting these bullets into SCARY tight groups @ 3050 FPS ( 2273 ft/lbs of Energy )

I setup hunting from the truck on an area of our property that has some significant game trail traffic, trickled corn from the trail to an open area and hand spread corn and some pig dust additive. An hour after dark a lone boar showed up:

Post Shot Necropsy:

Boar as found laying:

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Scale weighed in at 200 lbs

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Entry Hole:

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Hide pulled back to expose Entry Wound Tract

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Exploring Entry Wound - able to insert three full fingers

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Further cutting away damaged muscle/tissue digging towards the spine

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Wound Tract opened to baseball size just before the spine area

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Spine was not severed but found broken (I believe the base of the bullet fused to spine) - I couldn't recover it

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There wasn't much damage to the offside, most damage was 2" around spine/neck area

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Opening up the neck completely it is easy to see that the varmint bullet destroyed the first 6 - 9 inches of the hog

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Re: V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar [Re: rickt300] #7351972 11/18/18 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by rickt300
Gnarley, was that the tipped version?


Yeah, and theyíre cheap too! .27 cents each


https://www.midwayusa.com/product/4...er-110-grain-tipped-flat-base-box-of-100


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Re: V A R M A G E D D O N - 308 Win 110 grain - 200 lb boar [Re: Pig_Popper] #7352076 11/18/18 10:30 PM
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They were on sale at the pro shop but that's over now! I bet one of them in a pigs ribs would do the job too.

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