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Old 08-10-2006, 09:30 PM
Fireman 72 Fireman 72 is offline
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type of sabots

I just picked up my new Omega- thmbhole laminate stock with a 4x scope. I would appreciate any suggestions on the preferred type of Sabots and grain+propellent for large deer and elk here in New Mexico thanks!
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Old 08-14-2006, 01:33 PM
rem 700 rem 700 is offline
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I like the 250gr t/c shockwave for deer, and the 300gr bonded shockwave would be a good choice for elk. 120gr FFG is my normal and most accurate powder charge.
I like to shoot stuff.
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Old 08-21-2006, 12:06 AM
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I like 150 pyrodex pellets pushing 300 grm T/C Shockwave spirepoints. #8230. Not sure what the 8230 refers to unless it is the spire point which is yellow, there is also a red and blue. with different numbers. I site in so that I am 3/4 inch high at 75 yards.
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Old 08-21-2006, 06:49 PM
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Southern-Hunter Southern-Hunter is offline
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i too have just bought a optima 209 magnum 45 cal..

i added 45 CAL 195GR HOLLOW POINT COPPER MAG POWER BELT 20/PK to my order.. i'll also pickup some hodgdon 777 50 gr pellets..

going to try 100 gr. for deer here in ga.

hope it helps
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Old 07-20-2008, 08:31 AM
Bret Andrysiak Bret Andrysiak is offline
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I run the TC shockwaves and I switched from the black sabots to the newer yellow "easy glide" ones seems to make second and third round reloads MUUUUUUUUUUUUCH easier.
Accuracy was the same with both.
Hey were did all this smoke come from??
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Old 07-20-2008, 08:42 AM
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What cal. is it. My good loads for my .32 cal. probly won`t work in yours if yours is .45 or .50 cal.
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Old 06-19-2011, 07:18 PM
VaRedneck VaRedneck is offline
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Try 295grain powerbelts in front of 150grains of 777.

Works for me...very well.
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Old 06-21-2011, 09:44 AM
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I load 100 of loose 777 pushing a 44 Cal. 240 grain softpoint . Sabots are Hornady green.
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