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Which is the better bullet for whitetails, winchester power point or winchester power max bonded. I shoot a 243 win. in PA. All

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  • Which is the better bullet for whitetails, winchester power point or winchester power max bonded. I shoot a 243 win. in PA. All

    Which is the better bullet for whitetails, winchester power point or winchester power max bonded. I shoot a 243 win. in PA. All my shots are under 100 yards(many are under 50 yards) How do these bullets compare in terms of weight retention and penetration?

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    Both bullets will get the job done the power point is a lead tipped bullet, the max bonded is a hollow point that is bonded to the core, I have little experience shooting deer with them, but the max claims to hold together better than the power point. If you want more penetration go with the max.

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    • #3
      For whitetail, Remington Core-Lokt® 100 grain Pointed Soft Point well work just fine. You don't need some armor piercing bullet for a critter that doesn't have ballistic fur! If a 30-06 180 grain Core-Lokt® can smack down a moose, a 243 100 grain Core-Lokt® is just the ticket. besides, they don't break the piggy bank and you can get some good quality trigger time knowing the load. Core-Lokt® accuracy is phenomenally accurate!

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      • #4
        if all my shots were under 100 yards I'd be more prone to use a rifled slug and not worry about bullet weights.

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        • #5
          I have used the Rem 80Gr core-Lokt 243 for years in the up-State New York Woods were a 75Yd shot is long
          most are 40 to 50Yd shots!

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