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    A little bullet testing at 25 yards.

    First up is a 64 gr. 223. Remington shooting bonded HSM loaded ammunition. Probably about 3100 fps.

    Ready to go and it made it into the 4th jug.






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    6mm Remington 90 gr. E-tip at 3140 fps next
    Through 4 jugs and stuck into number 5 at 25 yards.






    25 yards - 100 yards - 300 yards
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    25-06 Remington 120 gr. Partition at 3000 fps
    Stopped in the 5th jug.


    Perfect Partition performance.






    This bullet took a cow elk for a young man two years ago on his very first big-game hunt. It was a quartering shot from a bi-pod rest at 250 yards. He hit her perfect on her left side back towards the rear of her ribs and it angled forward and exited tight behind her right shoulder. She went 40 yards and dropped.!
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    30-06 165 gr. Accubond at 2940 fps.

    Went through 5, hit number 6 and shoved it a couple inches. I found it laying as seen.








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    A little mayhem resulted. After just 4 shots, I had broken and splintered solid wood baseboard trim and a damaged saw horse as a result of the explosive effect and pressure exerted by the water jugs bursting. Pretty amazing to me what it did!





    Yes I know with that notch, it was already a weak spot, but man for it to do what it did really shocked me.
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    That's a cool test! Thanks for sharing.

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    I have naver used Accubonds, but Nosler Partitions are my go to bullet in my .300 Wby for elk! Use Sierrs 117 gr spbt's in my .25-06 for deer & antelope.

    Great way to look at bullet performance.
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    Very interesting, thanks for sharing!

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    Never thought of using the water jugs like that. Thanks for the idea.

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    I usually just save up some empty milk jugs until I have enough, but I had not done any testing at 25 yards to really stress the bullets. It had all been at 100 and 300 so far, so I didn't want to wait and I just went down and bought some cheap 89 cent gallon jugs of water for the test. It gives you a pretty good idea how that bullet is going to perform for you, and it's a kick in the pants! Now at 300 yards it's a bit difficult to get them to line up perfectly with your shot angle to keep them from slipping out the side. I want to try some 400 and 500 yard tests this summer so I'm going to look for a larger jug for those tests to see if I can find some empty jugs of something that would work. It should be fun!
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