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Thread: best ballistic tipped bullets for 6.5 cals

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    best ballistic tipped bullets for 6.5 cals

    Hi all, any you recommend, I am a ballistic tipped fan, dont use anything else

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    Hornady 129gn SST.

    Awesomely accurate and deadly.
    "Nonsense! They couldn't hit an elephant at this dista.....................".

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    Ditto above on SST, but I use the slightly heavier 140gr

    Both stonking rounds
    Sako 75 6.5x55 - Z6i 3-18x50. Sako 75 .308 Habicht 2.5-10x56. Beretta 690. Benelli M2.
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    Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965)

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    i use nosler 120 bt in my swede, but found them a bit severe on the humble muntjac
    so i decreased the powder charge by 2g and found another node ,which reduced the fps by 200 to avg [2750 fps]
    they are better on munty now but would still like to reduce it more

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    My 6.5 06 would send 120s around 3200fps plus, maybe a bit harsh on bambi then

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    I have had good results with the nosler's in 125 gr very very accurate in my rifle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deer man View Post
    Barnes TTSX.
    120 grs ttsx

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    im using 95 grain v-max they are awesome...
    ​amazing exit....

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