2018 Deer Talk

Cudruln

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Bartow and Floyd are pretty much covered up. 411 is mostly wood tracts that are frequently harvested. My BILs live in Cartersville and my dad lives in Rome.
Bartow, ga not bartow county. But the deer here are more abundant than I have ever seen.
 
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Jake

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All I had to test with was Remington 120gr OTFB.
I have some extra Hornady Black 110gr V-Max and Hornady American Gunner 125gr HP if you wanna give those a go to see what your gun likes best. My 8.5" 300blk seems to like the Hornady "Full Boar" 110gr GMX the best. It shot a group ~1/2 the size of the other loads I tested(even other 110gr loads) with the 110gr GMX loads.
 

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I have some extra Hornady Black 110gr V-Max and Hornady American Gunner 125gr HP if you wanna give those a go to see what your gun likes best. My 8.5" 300blk seems to like the Hornady "Full Boar" 110gr GMX the best. It shot a group ~1/2 the size of the other loads I tested(even other 110gr loads) with the 110gr GMX loads.
Which load would perform better out of a 16" barrel?
 

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Looks like the 110 gr GMX "full boar" is the only one of the 3 recommend for deer on the Hornaday website. I would have thought the 125 grain would have been the better choice.

110 gr GMX

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Hornaday V-max specs

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Hornady American Gunner specs
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Thanks for all of the 300blk data @Mac11FA . Now that deer season is over I'm going to take some time to find the best overall round for this build and get everything dialed in. @karlvv got me hooked. I started my deer season over a month after opening day. I've learned so much over the last few months and can't wait to see what the 2019/2020 season brings. I took my daughter hunting tonight for the first time. We saw 3 does but never had the right angle for a clean shot. She's hooked now though.