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Old 09-14-2010, 11:12 AM
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what grain bullet to you guys prefer?In my 3006@300wsm i shoot 165gr.
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Old 09-14-2010, 11:38 AM
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150 gr for 30-06
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Old 09-14-2010, 03:57 PM
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I agree with HM
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Old 09-14-2010, 04:56 PM
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the 150gr and the 165gr are both good choices, I prefer using the 165gr because the Black Bear season and the Vermopnt rifle season run together for 5 days
So if I get a shot at a bear I like having that little extra energy.
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:21 PM
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I personally use the Nosler balistic tip in 165gr in my 30-06s. I find that it shoots great and I have never had a bullet over expand or blow up. Some users have posted reviews where they did have problems but I think it was do to very high magnum velocities at close range. With a 30-06 you should not have a problem with either of them. I would try both weights and use the one your rifle groups the best.

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Old 09-15-2010, 09:28 PM
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I prefer which ever bullet shoots best and gives me maximum energy in which ever caliber i am shooting. In my 7mag, its 154gr Hornady or160gr Sierra. In my 243 its 100gr Sierra's or 95gr Nosler ballistic tips. In my 30-30 its 160gr Hornady flex tips.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:12 PM
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I shoot 150 grain Remington CoreLokt in my 06. I have killed four deer with it. One dropped in its tracks, one went about 25 yards. The other two each went about 100 yards but left blood trails that were very easy to follow at a fast walk. Both were bleeding heavily but one left more of a blood highway than a blood trail.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:44 PM
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I would stick with some 150's. Even with everything out there. I would say the remmy corlokt have got to be my favorits.
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I personally use the Nosler balistic tip in 165gr in my 30-06s. I find that it shoots great and I have never had a bullet over expand or blow up. Some users have posted reviews where they did have problems but I think it was do to very high magnum velocities at close range. With a 30-06 you should not have a problem with either of them. I would try both weights and use the one your rifle groups the best.

Karl

ahhh..the ol' green tip....great round. depending on how much damage you wnt to do, and how far your shooting, we use either the 165 NBT or the 220 gr. RN
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Old 09-23-2010, 03:23 PM
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I will be using the hornady superformance 150gr in my 06.
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