I recently had my first chance to shoot the bullets into gel. It shed the majority of the jacket within 9" but the core penetrated to 15". Originally 60 grains, the recovered bullet retained most of its mass and weighed 55.8 grains.

Accuracy? At a carbine course at Gunsite on the York range I fired a five-round group measuring 0.52 from 75 yards. At 200 yards the group grew to just under 3".

The terminal effect on jackrabbits and coyotes can be described as explosive.

Caveat: While these bullets are excellent for plinking, practice, varmints and training, I would caution against using them for self-defense. Something like the 62-gr. TSX round from Black Hills Ammunition would be better suited for this role.

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