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Old 06-21-2010, 01:49 AM   #11
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but what about 450 to 600 yards out do you think they will still expand enough i shoot 250 grain grand slams out of 338 win

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I also use Barnes in .223 (53gr), 7mm Rem Mag (140 & 160gr), 8x57 (160 and 180 gr). Stellar bullets. I bought a bunch of .223 and 7mm when they changed the name to TSX. The flat base was XFB before. I picked up many boxes from their site for $14.00/17.00. Still have 250 for .223 and 400 for 7mm.

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but what about 450 to 600 yards out do you think they will still expand enough i shoot 250 grain grand slams out of 338 win
o ya!! they do excellent with long range! i got a 6x6 bull 3 years ago between 550 and 650 yards shooting a 225 grain barnes triple shoc. i missed the first shot then planted the second right through his lungs which dropped him and then when i started walking up on him he jumped up and i put one in his front shoulders when i was about 250 yards from him and he was done after that they just tip right over.

how do you like the 250 grainers?

i wasnt holding very good groups through mine with them so i dropped down to 225 grainers and boy do those shot nice!! but ever gun shots different so 250 grain bullets may be the ticket for your gun.
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I also use Barnes in .223 (53gr), 7mm Rem Mag (140 & 160gr), 8x57 (160 and 180 gr). Stellar bullets. I bought a bunch of .223 and 7mm when they changed the name to TSX. The flat base was XFB before. I picked up many boxes from their site for $14.00/17.00. Still have 250 for .223 and 400 for 7mm.
i would love to get some could you please send me the url to the exact page where you can get them because i cant find it.

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i agree 100%!

What kind of 375 h&h do you have?
It's a Sako AV. Originally it wouldn't shoot worth a darn. I had the barrel replaced with a Shilen. Big improvement.
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It's a Sako AV. Originally it wouldn't shoot worth a darn. I had the barrel replaced with a Shilen. Big improvement.
oh very nice! i love mine!! its an incredible caliber, it is surprisingly flat shooting for how large a bullet its pushes! Mine is a Ruger no.1 375 H&H mag and ive hit elk at 550 yards and just barely raising over its back! when that 300 grain bullet hits that elk that thing hits the ground harder then that bullet hits it!

what grain of bullet do you use through yours?
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oh very nice! i love mine!! its an incredible caliber, it is surprisingly flat shooting for how large a bullet its pushes! Mine is a Ruger no.1 375 H&H mag and ive hit elk at 550 yards and just barely raising over its back! when that 300 grain bullet hits that elk that thing hits the ground harder then that bullet hits it!

what grain of bullet do you use through yours?
So far I've only used the 300 gr. Shot 2 moose, 1 at about 75 yards and the other at about 125 yards. Both dropped in their tracks.
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but what about 450 to 600 yards out do you think they will still expand enough i shoot 250 grain grand slams out of 338 win
I don't have any personal experience at such long ranges, but the plastic tip on the TTSX's are supposed to ensure expansion even at long ranges, where the velocity has dropped off. In my opinion, they would be worth a try.
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