- Jun 13, 2009
Will the 140 nbt hold up to 65.5 grains of RL22 without excessive damage wanting to use this load on wt deer. Tikka t3x rifle remington brass fed 215 primer .
That load should work. If using the 140 Nosler Ballistic Tips in the 7 Mag, I would stay off the shoulders and go for the crease behind the shoulder and double lung. I have destroyed shoulders with bloodshot meat using Nosler Ballistic Tips from high velocity cartridges such as the 7 Mag and & STW. They go down fast with Nosler Ballistic Tips. You will be happy with them.
I'd love to try the Accubonds but can't find any that don't require a bank loan to purchase...Try 140 gr. Accubonds with the same load you use for the Ballistic Tips. You might very well find that they shoot just as well and with the AccuBond you won't have to worry about excessive meat loss. Hit anything in the shoulder with no matter what kind of bullet though and damage will certainly be there, but the Accubonds hold together nicely in my experiences and meat loss is not a huge concern using them.