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sierra game king hollow points

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several of my rifles love these bullets. I have not put one through an animal so I have no idea on bullet performance. I would like to hear your opinion of these bullets.

.257 90gr HPBT approx. 3580fps
.277 140gr HPBT approx. 3000fps
.284 160gr HPBT approx. 2900fps
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I use the 90-grain Sierra and the 100- Speer jacketed hollow points in the 25-35 and the 25-35AI with good results on West Texas deer. <y shots are seldom over 100 yards.
The Sierra 90- grain bullet driven over 3,000 fps by 36.5 grains of Alliant Reloder 15 leaves a lot of lead through the lungs on broadside shots. The Sierra bullet has always shed its jacket for me but the core exits - I have not punched a shoulder with this bullet.
The 100-grain Speer JHP bullet opens up quickly but holds together very well and leaves a large exit wound on broadside shots.
Both bullets perform better when shot from the 25-35. The 90-grain Sierra ahead of 26.0 grains of Alliant Reloder 10 touches 2,700 fps from my 20” Winchester and it will flatten deer inside 100-yards - but it will leave quite a bit of meat blood shot.
The 100-grain Speer JHP is my go-to bullet for the 25-35 and at 2,550 to 2,600 fps using Reloder 10 or Reloder 15 the Speer bullet will punch a shoulder and cross the body with a good exit wound. I really like this bullet in the 25-35 and I am trying to lay “more-than-a-few” boxes back just in case the new Deep Curl does not live up to the wonderful legacy left by this Hot Core bullet.
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