I am having problems with Nosler Ballistic tips causing far too much meat damage (4 of the last 20 deer shot, with good heart shot placement have had so much damage either the whole deer or front end of deer have been rejected)
I shoot .243 90g BT (3174fps) and .308 125g BT (3070fps) on shots over 60 yards with both calibers the meat damage is ok. Under 60 yards the bullets cause massive damage. Example; young fallow (43lbs larder) shot this morning at 35 yards. Broadside shot, hit rib on entry took out top of heart and left a 3 inch exit hole. Lungs obliterated, oesophagus, ruptured,diaphragm punctured and most bizarely half of liver hanging out of the exit wound !
Question 1... Am I pushing these bullets too fast for close range shots ? Both of my rifles are used for woodland, hill and park so need to be shooting out to 200 yards + very accurately with them.
Question 2... Is anyone using Hornady Interbond bullets, Hornady GMX, Nosler Accubond or Nosler E tip bullets for deer, if so your views please.