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Old 10-26-2020, 12:32 PM   #1
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Anyone shoot a 28 Nosler? What ammo are you shooting? I use it on my yearly mule deer hunt and have been using Nosler 175gr long range accubond but am not impressed. Have shot animals anywhere from 200 yds out to 475 and bullet has come to pieces with little to no penetration.
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Old 10-26-2020, 12:36 PM   #2
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Use a normal accubond. Nosler trophy grade
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:05 PM   #3
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:15 PM   #4
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That sounds like typical ballistic tip performance not Accubond.

Every deer, elk, or pig that I have shot with an Accubond has delivered superb performance.
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:21 PM   #5
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That sounds like typical ballistic tip performance not Accubond.

Every deer, elk, or pig that I have shot with an Accubond has delivered superb performance.

Was surprised myself....between my two brothers and me we have used the 175 long range accubonds on a whitetail, an axis, 3 mule deer, and an aoudad and had the same result on all of them. All 28 noslers.
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:38 PM   #6
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Was surprised myself....between my two brothers and me we have used the 175 long range accubonds on a whitetail, an axis, 3 mule deer, and an aoudad and had the same result on all of them. All 28 noslers.
The LR version is not made to hold together like the normal accubond but they are also rated to open up at much lower velocities thus the long range distinction.

At 28 nosler velocities and within 500 yds not really needed though plain jane accubond should do fine.
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:40 PM   #7
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We shot the Accubond LR for a while and had the same results, back to standard Accubonds for us! And honestly if you are keeping shots 500 and in there is not reason for the LR bullets
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The LR version is not made to hold together like the normal accubond but they are also rated to open up at much lower velocities thus the long range distinction.

At 28 nosler velocities and within 500 yds not really needed though plain jane accubond should do fine.
I agree with these guys. If you were shooting critters at a further distance, I think that LR Accubond would be performing better for you. Try the regular Trophy Grade Accubond round. I'm betting that will do it!
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:55 PM   #9
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175 TG AB for me... Dropped 300# Mule Deer in tracks at 225
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:04 PM   #10
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Our 28 Nosler hated the 175 ABLR, switched to the 160 AB and it shoots sub 1/2Ē groups.


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Our 28 Nosler hated the 175 ABLR, switched to the 160 AB and it shoots sub 1/2Ē groups.


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ABLR typically takes LOTS of jump to get it grouping.
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:16 PM   #12
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ABLR typically takes LOTS of jump to get it grouping.

These were the factory Nosler Custom ammo. Iím sure they were loaded to SAAMI COL. not saying they didnít have a lot of jump. The rifle is a Fierce Carbon Fury, I donít know how much free bore those rifles have.


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Old 10-26-2020, 08:50 PM   #13
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Iím a new fan of the regular accubonds after a recent trip but also seen the Hornady precision hunter lay the smack down out of a 28Nos specifically. A buddy shot an axis at about 120-150 and it obliterated his insides. Ran only about 20 yards.


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Old 10-26-2020, 11:00 PM   #14
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These were the factory Nosler Custom ammo. Iím sure they were loaded to SAAMI COL. not saying they didnít have a lot of jump. The rifle is a Fierce Carbon Fury, I donít know how much free bore those rifles have.


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Iím sure factory had lots of jump but didnít agree with your rifle
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Old 10-26-2020, 11:53 PM   #15
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I have a 26 and a 28 nosler. The 26 I only shoot the Nosler trophy grade 140 grain accubond. They work very well. On the 28 I was shooting the Hornady 162ELD-X. Thought they worked pretty well. Recently I picked up some Browning 160 grain Sierra match king. My Browning rifle really likes them and they do some damage.
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