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Does anyone have any experience with the .243 Nosler Partition? I use them in my 7 mag, .308 and .338 WM but I wonder if they w

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  • Does anyone have any experience with the .243 Nosler Partition? I use them in my 7 mag, .308 and .338 WM but I wonder if they w

    Does anyone have any experience with the .243 Nosler Partition? I use them in my 7 mag, .308 and .338 WM but I wonder if they would leave sufficient exit holes given the small diameter of the bullet and its tendency to lose its front core on close shots.

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    Haven't shot the .243 but I have found the .25 cal 100 grain partition to make a quarter sized exit at .257 Roberts velocities which are similar to the .243 Win.

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    • #3
      Sorry got trigger happy... Exit hole size has been a redundant feature as any deer or hog fairly hit has required no tracking when hit with that bullet.

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      • #4
        Thanks for the input. I know they are fairly destructive on deer out of my 7mm Rem Mag under 75 yards...hence the .308 addition to my collection. I guess I'll load up a few and give them a try.

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        • #5
          I used the 85 gr. part. in my 6mmX284 Win loaded to 3400 fps. Shot 7 deer with that load. Most died in their tracks. None ran more than a few yards. They tend to enter, mushroom violently and exited on all but a chest shot buck. That bullet penetrated to his rear after completely destroying the heart and lungs. I've also used the 100 gr 25-06 with good results but they did not do as much internal damage as the hot 6mm.

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          • #6
            HOW ABOUT USING THE 100 GR PARTITION BULLLET IN MY 250-3000,, FOR DEER IN NO CALIF ..... Gary

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            • #7
              I use them!

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                I use them!

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                • #9
                  I use them!

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