Swift A-frames in low velocity cartridges?

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Matt,

A guy gets a box of bullets that are labeled as expanding. He shoots a cape and the bullet expands too much and now theres all that running, sweating and shooting . The next animal that gets hit is a kudu who dies instantly. The next is a leopard which is hit right, but the bullet whistles through him like crap through a goose and now you have a psychopath cat who is now hunting you before he stiffens up.

This is why I machine all my own dg bullets for both velocity and body disruption.
 

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Matt,

A guy gets a box of bullets that are labeled as expanding. He shoots a cape and the bullet expands too much and now theres all that running, sweating and shooting . The next animal that gets hit is a kudu who dies instantly. The next is a leopard which is hit right, but the bullet whistles through him like crap through a goose and now you have a psychopath cat who is now hunting you before he stiffens up.

This is why I machine all my own dg bullets for both velocity and body disruption.

Are you referring to Swift A frames or some other expanding bullet?
 

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Hi Matt,

I am talking about expanding bullet from every company that ever made them.

I am not badmouthing any of them do what they say they will do. I am just attempting to explain that if someone shoots something like a cape with a jacket and core hardness designed for a very thin and more delicate animal that bullet will perform correctly and a bone strike could cause complete desintagration and vice versa on a thin skinned animal shot with too hard and top thick bullet material.

I exclusively use Nosler Ballistic Tip bullets on deer sized and smaller thin skinned targets knowing damned well that at the speed and distance that I am hitting them with the bullet is going to come apart, yet I still swear by them because I pick my shots and will not attempt a Texas Heart Shot even at a world record. I take head and neck shots and they drop on the spot. The NBT kills like lightening behind the shoulder with a 30 caliber 180 great out of an 06 as it turns into a grenade out to about 150 yards and after that it calms down.

All of the companies make good bullets....the problem is that no one makes one that works correctly with a wide swing of velocity or if it's too thick or too thin.

Choose wisely Sir Knight.
 

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