After shooting the Black Hills ammo in my AR, curiosity got the best of me and I decided to try their 95 gr. And the heavier the weight, the higher the velocity and energy which further results in a more devastating result. My shots were taken at 100 yards indoors off a solid rest. I just never thought the recoil was that bad, actually I thought it to be mild. Hornaday White tail……..2-1/2″ It is suitable to be used for target practice or staple hunting.
Besides that, the cartridge weighs 100 grains and is of the soft point Interlock (SP) type.
Thanks for the test on .243 ammo. In addition to that, they are designed as well as manufactured by the Winchester brand. Contact Us - Cabelas usually carries it.
All in all, these ammunition has great terminal ballistics as well as delivers an excellent performance. For your information, the boxer-style primers are very popular and widely used in the United States. They are mostly utilized for varmint or deer hunting applications not forgetting, it can be used on larger games according to your preference. Why are bulk ammo useful?
All I’ve ever really shot in my Rem 700 and my brothers’ Ruger 77 is Rem.
Subscribe now to get the latest news on guns, gear, gun rights, and personal defense delivered straight to your inbox daily! The 75 Vmax is very accurate out of my 6mm's, but factory ammo will limit you. The bullets followed the path from left to right that you see in the target with each successive shot. If the bullet weight is less than 90 grains at least, it won’t be suitable for medium game hunting (not enough power), so you have to settle for varmint hunting. Not to mention, bulk ammo is a lot cheaper, in terms of price per round, hence you’ll be saving cost compared to buying multiple 20 or 50 rounds per box. I haven't shot lot of .243 factory loads, but most has been the blue box Federal stuff in 100 grain, and it has always been more than acceptably accurate.
01-05-2011, 06:13 AM. Share techniques for reloading, where to get the hottest in reloading equipment and learn how to reload from fellow hunters. I've been shooting the 243 for over 40 years on coyotes to white tails in Missouri without fail . In addition to that, the bullet’s primer is of the boxer-style, which is very popular in the United States. Unfortunately, .243 couldn’t meet the needs for magazine capacity, cost, and controllable full auto firing. I then average those distances to find an average radius of the group. What does it mean? In other words, you get to remove and replace the old primers with the new ones, by a simple pin punch, for your added convenience.
Just works well in my rifle. You all must not get out much. I would expect any factory 100 gr. These 20 rounds on the other hand are arranged and packed into trays, in a box for easy transportation as well as convenient handling. Remington 700 adl factory 1:9 twist Winchester brass pockets trued and flash holes reamed .
As always, my targets are ¼” grid paper with a 1.25” dot as the aiming point.
Hunter and outdoor writer Chuck Hawks notes: "When using the .243 to hunt medium-size big game animals, bullet selection is paramount. I picked up two boxes from Ammo to go for $25.95/20 rounds. Manufactured by Sellier and Bellot, these cartridges are great to be used for shooting exercises, target practice and medium sized game hunting.
However, they are a little light in terms of bullet weight hence the lighter ones are not suitable for large games. These 20 rounds are packaged and organized neatly in a tray, which comes in handy to provide easy and convenient transportation as well as ensure easy handling and removal of the rounds, when needed. I’ve used this bullet to take a literal ton of deer meat in the last 10 years and I have yet to have an animal end up more than 25 yards from the point of impact. Weighing 100 grains, this deer hunting ammunition is of the soft point type.
It is designed in such way to keep the core and jacket locked together during the expansion to further retain energy and mass. Meanwhile, if it is above 90 grains, then deer hunting would be good. The final 3 were as follows for 100 yd shot groupings… “With three shots, I saw an average group radius of .332 inches.” Curious as to how you compute an average from one group? as it provides you with excellent accuracy, low recoil and not forgetting, the bullets are rather light in terms of weight. Find a good accurate load, sight in carefully, practice well, and go hunting with confidence.
I have been reloading 58 and 65 gr Vmaxes for my 6XC and like it so far. Speaking of the bullet performance, it leaves the muzzle and travels at a muzzle velocity of 3000 feet per second, with 1799 ft lbs of muzzle energy. Hence, I hope my review assists you in making the right choice.
You can even take them out of the box and store them in reloader strips and pouches, for your added convenience. I believe they are all based on the AR 10 lower.
The most common type of primers used for these rifle ammo are the boxer-style primers. You can call me John. What’s not to like? Here is the data for the average group radius as I increased the shot count.
The Nosler ballistic tip rounds are loaded with the solid ballistic tip bullets.
That being said, the soft point cartridges consists of a soft lead exposed nose that creates controlled expansion as well as an amazing mushrooming effect. Hence, it is known as a hard hitting rounds that will deliver excellent performance in the field.
Therefore, they are held together which results in deeper wound channels and penetration. Not trying to nit-pick just understand your methodology. The bullet exits the muzzle and travels at a velocity measuring 2980 fps as well as muzzle energy measuring 1873 ft lbs.
With this boxer-style, it is easily reloadable in which you can remove and replace the old primers with the new ones, by just a simple pin punch, for your added convenience. The ammo casing on the other hand is made of brass construction therefore contributing to its non-corrosive characteristics which further contributes to the durability of the product. The boxer-style primers comes in handy as the old primers can be removed and replaced with maximum ease, therefore it is conveniently reloadable. Moving on, it is equipped with 200 rounds altogether (bulk ammunition).
With three shots, I saw an average group radius of .332 inches. Hey guys! Much prefer .243 to .223 in some place like Afghanistan. In addition to that, it comes in 20 rounds per box altogether.
Its advantages include, being able to expand upon entering the target thereby causing a wound diameter bigger than the bullet diameter itself.
The most popular type is the soft point cartridge. That being said, these ammunition are made from high quality components which are used by almost everyone ranging from competition shooters, hunters, military officers as well as law enforcement agencies.
Unlike my AR, which can drill ragged holes after a 20 round string, my Ruger is WAY susceptible to heat.
Here is why I am so excited about the .243 Win. For starters, it needs to have enough power to pierce through the flesh of the game in order to reach the vital organs for a quick kill. I hand load and prefer a different bullet for my 243 on deer. Since the .243 Winchester ammunition is a rifle ammunition, it is mostly used for varmint hunting or deer hunting. 243 win . My testing was to find a factory 100 gn round that would always keep a tight grouping as a factory load. Definitely not bad and most certainly “minute of vital zone.”.
You may find a lighter bullet factory cartridge that actually shoots better in your rifle. Off the top of my head, DPMS, Olympic, and Remington all make them.
If you have noticed, the Federal is a rather popular brand in the ammunition industry, where some of its popular designs include the well-known American Eagle.