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Thread: Should my 223 rounds light up like tracers??

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    Should my 223 rounds light up like tracers??

    Strange question and maybe an obvious answer, but I was spotlighting up the Richmond ranges in forestry last week and shot a nice Hind at about 200m.

    My mates said they saw the bullet travel the whole way till it hit the deer, lucky I didn't miss

    Ammo was factory Federal 69gr.

    Is this just something that happens every now and then with hot projectiles at night or have I just never noticed it before?

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    Sometimes the spotlight will reflect off the flat base of the bullet and you can watch it travel on route to its target.
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    I notice it heaps when using a spotlight. I'm guessing its the light reflecting off the projectile but im not 100% on that
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt2308 View Post
    Sometimes the spotlight will reflect off the flat base of the bullet and you can watch it travel on route to its target.
    Exactly that.


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    How do you find the 69gn Matchkings on game?
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    Yeah I figured it was light reflecting as I get that alot when spotlighting with my pcp air rifle.
    Sorry VC was out with a mate that got access with another mate so I was lucky to get a seat. Went out Friday night too and got 2 spiker with neckshot's old 260ai, about 450m across a deep gully
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