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Old 11-19-2021, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Winchester Deer Season xp 270 130 gr

I was able to grab a couple boxes at Academy this morning. Has anyone used this ammo? Any thoughts? I normally shoot 130 silver ballistic tips because my gun loves them but I can't find them anywhere. Down to 5 rounds of the ballistic tip.
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Old 11-19-2021, 12:02 PM   #2
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I just bought 200 rounds of 223 64 grain DS XP. I am hopeful they do well from my 14 inch encore pistol and 18 inch rifle. Good luck on the 270s
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Old 11-19-2021, 12:08 PM   #3
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I use federal ballistic tip on deer in a .270 , these Winchester look good to go , I bought some of these for a .223 , 64gr , for my Handi rifle . They my be even better then ballistic tips?
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Old 11-19-2021, 12:21 PM   #4
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Thr winchester deer season in 243 are stone cold killers amazing exit wounds
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Old 11-19-2021, 12:27 PM   #5
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Terrible groups out of my Vanguard 308. Like Pie plate sized. Federal Fusions will make a ragged hole out of the same gun.
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Old 11-19-2021, 01:40 PM   #6
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Terrible groups out of my Vanguard 308. Like Pie plate sized. Federal Fusions will make a ragged hole out of the same gun.
That's what I'm worried about. Only other ammo I have tried in my 270 is winchester accubond 140 gr. 3-4 inch groups was the best I could get. Shoots 3/4 inch groups with the ballistic silvertip. I'm hoping that it likes the 130s and that's why it shot so poorly with the accubond.
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Old 11-19-2021, 01:50 PM   #7
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I have shot multiple different types of Winchester ammo in multiple different calibers and chrono graphed most all of them I used and Winchester ammo just isn't that great. In the same box of ammo there might be 200fps + differences in velocity between rounds. If you are looking at shooting 100-150yds from a blind it wont matter but beyond that I would not trust it to be accurate enough for a human kill.
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Old 11-19-2021, 03:13 PM   #8
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I have shot multiple different types of Winchester ammo in multiple different calibers and chrono graphed most all of them I used and Winchester ammo just isn't that great. In the same box of ammo there might be 200fps + differences in velocity between rounds. If you are looking at shooting 100-150yds from a blind it wont matter but beyond that I would not trust it to be accurate enough for a human kill.
Human kill?
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Old 11-19-2021, 03:14 PM   #9
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Oh...maybe humane kill.....
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Old 11-19-2021, 03:52 PM   #10
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I have 2 boxes of those but mainly shoot the ballistic, they run fine through my gun
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Old 11-19-2021, 04:34 PM   #11
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I use 130 Fusions or fed blue box.
Tons of hogs over the years and my family’s deer gave me a good sample size
To prove they work. Accurate and not expensive.
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Old 11-19-2021, 05:06 PM   #12
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I have those same bullets in 223. They were dead on accurate in my gun but havenít shot anything with them yet.


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Old 11-19-2021, 07:29 PM   #13
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Thr winchester deer season in 243 are stone cold killers amazing exit wounds
X2, same experience in my .243, so should be no problem with them in .270.
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Old 11-20-2021, 09:54 PM   #14
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Oh...maybe humane kill.....
Lol yes humane kill
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Old 11-20-2021, 09:57 PM   #15
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I use that round in my Savage bull barrel 6.5 CM. It’s nails.
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