You favorite big game bullet?

Discussion in 'Big Game Hunting Forum' started by Alamosa, Jun 14, 2008.

Your big game bullet?

  1. TSX

    3.6%
  2. TB Bearclaw

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Accubond

    35.7%
  4. Partition

    35.7%
  5. Scirocco

    7.1%
  6. A-Frame

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Core-Lokt

    7.1%
  8. GameKing

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Interbond

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. something else that's not listed

    10.7%
  1. Alamosa

    Alamosa Elite Refuge Member

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    Too many to list of course, but I tried to cover the most popular.
    My appologies if I left your favorite out.
     
  2. HereDuckyDucky

    HereDuckyDucky Elite Refuge Member

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    Favorite all-around bullet is a Nosler Partition, but I hunt mostly big animals (bear, elk, etc.).

    Deer, I may go for something that expands a bit easier...but then it becomes less important.

    RW
     
  3. wigeonmeister

    wigeonmeister Elite Refuge Member

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    The ones I load the most of are Nosler Accubonds and Speer Grand Slams. I cannot really say I use any one more than the others I load, though.
     
  4. cococreek

    cococreek Senior Refuge Member

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    I shoot accubonds in 270 and 325 WSM love them
    The accubonds and Noslers partitions are almost identical if I am not to badly mistaken,major difference is the coating on the accubond
    I thinks so anyway
     
  5. wigeonmeister

    wigeonmeister Elite Refuge Member

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    Nope.

    The core of an accubond is a solid piece of lead which is jacketed to a coating of copper, and it has a polymer tip which initiates expansion upon impact.

    The partition has two segments of lead cores separated approximately 2/3rd of the way down the bullet by a copper partition.

    http://nosler.com/index.php?p=3&bullet=5

    http://nosler.com/index.php?p=3&bullet=3
     
  6. SeniorCoot

    SeniorCoot Elite Refuge Member

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    I shot Core lokt's for maybe 10 yrs in AK and killed most everything there from deer-br bear- moose and sheep etc. rthen went to Nosler partitions and liked them very much- tried fail safe for one season and threw out most all i had-use some accubonds in cal up to 270 but for 06 -300 and 338 I use mostly noslers and in my 416 Rem I used Barnes X-for 08 i just bougght some 180 Core lokts for my 300 Win mag anf had great success with accuracy shooting Prairie dogs last weekend-shot 50 rnds at distances of 150 -350 yds--missed most beyond that range at least on firat shot but Elk will be bit larger this fall.
     

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