Reply
Go Back   TexasBowhunter.com Community Discussion Forums > Topics > The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms)
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-24-2018, 08:37 PM   #1
hoyt21
Ten Point
 
hoyt21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Palito blanco, tx
Hunt In: Ben Bolt, Tx
Default Who ran .224 a max bullets

Today I was able to score a brand new box of max .224 80 gr bullets, these will be run in a fast twist 22 creedmoor 26 barrel. Was wondering who has run the a max bullets and how they did. These will be deer and predator billets.
hoyt21 is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-25-2018, 08:47 AM   #2
hoyt21
Ten Point
 
hoyt21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Palito blanco, tx
Hunt In: Ben Bolt, Tx
Default

No one ?
hoyt21 is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-25-2018, 09:33 AM   #3
Mike D
Pope & Young
 
Mike D's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: North Texas
Hunt In: Haskell County, TX
Default

IMO they may work for predator but you are asking for a disaster using them for whitetail especially at the velocity of a 22 Creedmoor.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
Mike D is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-25-2018, 09:38 AM   #4
REDGUN
Four Point
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: DFW metromess
Default

Got a 1-8" twist 22-250 last year. Loading 75 gr A-max @ 3100 fps. Killed 2 spikes and 5 aoudad with it so far. First 6 were DRT, last aoudad was right at 380ish yards. He went about 30', then fell over.

Put your bullet were it belongs and you will have NO troubles.

EDIT: These were broadside heart/lung shots, no major bones hit.

Last edited by REDGUN; 09-25-2018 at 09:54 AM.
REDGUN is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-25-2018, 06:18 PM   #5
Brute Killer
Pope & Young
 
Brute Killer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Llano.
Hunt In: Pleasanton
Default

I use the 52gr AMax in my .222.
Just shot the gong and paper.
Brute Killer is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-27-2018, 09:17 AM   #6
sendit
Ten Point
 
sendit's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Default

Run 75 and 80 Amax's in a 223Ai at 3000fps and they do fine.

Shot 105gr amax in a fast twisted 243 Win and the jackets were coming apart about every 3-4 rounds. These were pre "amp" style.
sendit is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Old 09-27-2018, 07:55 PM   #7
kmon
Eight Point
 
kmon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Hunt In: Texas and Mississippi mostly
Default

Have not run that one in a 22 Creed but run 75gr A-Max in 22-243 so not much difference. At 3300+ fps they would not be my choice for deer but like above stated just through the ribs into the vitals they will work. For varmints they will be deadly. I would suggest a good dose of Reloader 26 with them and you might be very surprised at the velocities obtainable. I got better accuracy at just over 3300 fps but know some running 75gr bullets at 3500 from a creed with great accuracy
kmon is offline   Reply With Quote Back To The Top
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright 1999-2012, TexasBowhunter.com