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Old 06-13-2011, 01:43 PM
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Default Bullet weight retention

That big sow i shot on friday, i recovered my bullet from it. Started out as a 62 grn. Fusion. After passing through the front of the shoulder, hitting ribs, through vitals and the exit in the ribs just behind opposite shoulder. it lodged right under the skin. shot distance was right at 150 yds. My recovered bullet weight was @56.8 grns. mangeled pretty good , but held together well. what do y'all think on the weight retention?
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:45 PM
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I'd say that's pretty good.
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Old 06-13-2011, 05:49 PM
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Game in the pot, lots of bullet left, works for me!
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Old 06-14-2011, 12:32 PM
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Default I think Federal would be proud

You have something like 90% of the bullet staying together that was flying fast at impact. I would not think the engineers would be disappointed...

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