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Old 10-12-2010, 06:30 PM
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Default Barnes Vortx Ammo

Any one else try it. Evidently Barnes started loading ammo. Tried some in my Ruger M77 in 270 and that H&R 270. i was surprised. the H&R was grouping about 1" at 100 yds and the Ruger was grouping 1/2" at 100 yds. The round is loaded with the 130 gr Barnes Triple shock bullets, which i have heard good things about. Have still been trying other ammo to get away from them winchester ballistic tips. i think i found a winner.
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Old 10-12-2010, 06:45 PM
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i have the barnes triple shock in 7mm/08 its a devastating bullet,it does what it says it does.retains nearly all of it weight and splits into pedals
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I'm a fan of the Barnes all copper bullets. They hold together extremely well and expand better than lead. To bad they're so expensive.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:32 PM
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Default Barnes copper bullets

I have no experience with the new technology triple shock bullets, but I do know the solid copper bullets from Barnes in the 80s did deposit alot of copper in the rifling. By what the articles say now that is in the past, but I did experience the copper fouling with the old style ones.

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