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    Plastic tips , melt

    Hornady , found when using doppler radar , that the BC was changing for the worse at a certain stage , and they found the plastic tips where heating up and melting off , they did not say anything about the Amax they have still been selling to us all .

    If this is the case , I would not buy any more Amax's until they change the tips .

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    Interesting.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
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    go to hornady . com , its a 20 min vid , basically a new hunting version of Amax , with a heat proof tip

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisF View Post
    go to hornady . com , its a 20 min vid , basically a new hunting version of Amax , with a heat proof tip
    Looks OK, Seems to me to be a "Bonded AMAX" with a flash harry tip. I'll be giving them a whirl

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    I just had a count up, I've got like 1200 140gr Amax's
    first time I've ever been pissed about that.ha
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikee View Post
    Looks OK, Seems to me to be a "Bonded AMAX" with a flash harry tip. I'll be giving them a whirl
    When they get here in 2019
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    Yeah ,

    I have a lot of now useless 208gr Amaxs and some 285gr as well , I think most people using the vmax will be OK , maybe , as they are used a bit closer than 800yds ?

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    Plastic tips , melt

    Current Amaxs are not useless, we already know about the decay in BC, drop charts and Ballistic Calculators all over NZ contain verified data that works.

    Deer are still rolling and being sent to the chiller, so keep harvesting !!!!!!!!!!

    Last edited by 7mmsaum; 27-10-2015 at 09:22 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisF View Post
    Yeah ,

    I have a lot of now useless 208gr Amaxs and some 285gr as well , I think most people using the vmax will be OK , maybe , as they are used a bit closer than 800yds ?
    i will take these "useless" projectiles, that people have been using for killing all sorts for years and will continue to do so, off your hands. Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by stug View Post
    When they get here in 2019
    Really, That soon, I would have thought 2025 at the earliest
    Should worn out this barrel by then and re-barreled for more unneeded "horsepower"

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    I'm keen to have anyone's now obsolete projectiles in 6.5/.264

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    I think I might just hang on to mine.
    But thanks anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jakewire View Post
    I think I might just hang on to mine.
    But thanks anyway.
    + a few, you can NEVER EVER have too many 6.5's (either rifles or projectiles)
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    I think I'll just keep using their soft point interlocks, they're cheap and I get half moa groups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisF View Post
    Yeah ,

    I have a lot of now useless 208gr Amaxs and some 285gr as well , I think most people using the vmax will be OK , maybe , as they are used a bit closer than 800yds ?
    Dude, I can't work out whether you are the most sarcastic and funny person on this forum or just plain dumb as fuck???

    Help a brother out. Is this post for real?
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