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LocaCarnivore Expert: Why You Need a Premium Hunting Bullet

Are premium hunting bullets worth the extra expense?  Premium bullets just do a better job than low-budget bullets. They offer the hunter three distinct advantages: higher ballistic coefficients, more accuracy, and greater terminal performance on game.

Low Budget, Low Performance

Budget bullets generally have poor ballistic coefficients (BC), a non-dimensional number which describes the bullet’s ability to retain velocity down range and resist cross winds. Typical budget bullet BC’s are in the .300 – .400 range. A bullet, regardless of caliber, with a .400 BC will drift almost a foot in a ten mph cross wind at 400 yards. That’s a lot, and can mean the difference between… Read More

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