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#185938 - 11/02/17 12:14 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: Ernie]
Zee
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 Originally Posted By: Ernie
 Originally Posted By: Zee
I'm in the business of making things dead as efficiently as possible. Why pay more?


You have such a way with words.


Only results count.
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#185941 - 11/02/17 12:56 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: Zee]
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Quit making it sound so simple
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#185945 - 11/02/17 09:16 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: Ernie]
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Good Job!

Which 158 XTP version were you using FP or HP?

I just picked up a box of 200 FTX's to give a try in the 35 BullBerry. I am wanting to see what they will do. I still have 3 boxes of 180 SSP that will hold me for a few more years. Like you I also have a few boxes of the 180 XTP's and 158 XTP-FP and 158 XTP-HP's on the shelf to work with, along with part of a box of the 140 FTX's.

I have also wondered about the 158 Deep Curls for hunting. Normally I load the 125's and 135's for my short barrel 38 & 357 revolvers. I believe my local reloading supply has the 158 Deep Curls on the shelf.

I need to build another Fackler Water Box to test bullets in. Two deer tags a year and limited freezer space slows down testing on game somewhat.

Again A Great Hunting Story.

Bob


Edited by Bob Roach (11/02/17 09:19 AM)
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#185949 - 11/02/17 10:12 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: Bob Roach]
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I?m running the 158gr XTP-HP
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#185953 - 11/02/17 11:24 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: Zee]
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#185956 - 11/02/17 11:59 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: Zee]
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 Originally Posted By: Zee
I?m running the 158gr XTP-HP


Congrats! That's impressive for the HP , considering the recommended velocities for those versus the FP. I leave tomorrow to go test some 158 XTP HP for two weeks on Idaho whitetails, I guess I'll have no problems with them at 6" pistol velocities then!
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#185959 - 11/02/17 02:24 PM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: MrMcPorkchop]
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MrMcPorkchop, what are you shooting them out of.
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#185960 - 11/02/17 02:47 PM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: MrMcPorkchop]
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They should work if you do your part.
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#185976 - 11/03/17 12:25 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: REDHAWK1954]
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 Originally Posted By: REDHAWK1954
MrMcPorkchop, what are you shooting them out of.


I'm shooting them out of a 6" GP100, they are averaging right at 1500 fps.
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#185981 - 11/03/17 07:25 AM Re: First deer with my Pachmayer Dominator!!! [Re: MrMcPorkchop]
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I shot a deer last year with my 6in GP-100 using the 158gr XTP-HP. Quartering towards me at about 21 yards, the bullet struck the point of the shoulder, passed through the heart/lungs, and lodged under the hide at the back of the ribs.

Deer ran a 94 yard half circle and died.
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