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Thread: 7mm 139gr GMX

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    7mm 139gr GMX

    Hi there,
    I just wonder if someone has some advice or experience using 7mm 139gr GMX in a 16' barrel 7mm08 tikka 595 or similar?
    I am not even sure if this kind of projectile is suitable ie expansion with lower velocity?
    I would like to use them for hunting deer,pigs,goats up to 300yard max.
    I was going to use nosler 120gr BT but thought I might use these ones first as I have a box lying around.
    I got BM2, Win.748 and CFE223 powder on hand.
    any advice is much aprecciated

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    Yip. Might be a bit hard mate. Although never used them so don't know for sure. I use 120 bts in a 16.5 inch 7 08 at about 2880fps and seem to work really well.

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    Cheers mate!

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    If I can be honest mate I'd much prefer another bullet type, standard SP or 140 BT. I have never seen the GMX perform well on deer.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny View Post
    If I can be honest mate I'd much prefer another bullet type, standard SP or 140 BT. I have never seen the GMX perform well on deer.


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    I have but going really really fast!
    I'd be looking for another bullet in a short 7mm08 tho.

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    As above. More suited to the 7mm magnum chamberings.
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    Thanks everyone, much aprecciated.
    I get some nosler 120 BT and see how they do

 

 

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