the energy delivered at 60 ~ 70 yards with HTL shot is better than lead delivers at 40 yards.
Don't kid yourself into believing it.
The boys from the 'show me state' might be reading...show us.
Seeing as I hand load, why yes, I do.ORIGINAL: TurkeyComander
#9 shot....you have any idea how small #9 shot is ?
Why, yes he is, and I believe him. Why? Because he has done actual testing whereas you're guessing from your Lazyboy Recliner..ORIGINAL: TurkeyComander
Isn't that the same guy that claimed he could kill a turkey with #9 Hevishot at 80 yards ?
hOgg Wash....plain and simple.
But, then, you never shoot past 40 yards where even steel shot would kill a turkey.ORIGINAL: TurkeyComander
I've shot lots of turkeys with copper lead shot and lots of turkeys with Hevi Shot and I've yet to see a difference in killing powder based on the ever so slight weight difference in lead and hevi shot.
No, but you've shot bone like that extra-thick layer between your ears.ORIGINAL: TurkeyComander
As far as penetration goes I've yet to shoot a tin turkey.....
Little behind the times aren't you? Ever hear of Barnes TSX's?ORIGINAL: TurkeyComander
An argument could be made for lead being softer and imparting more of it's energy on the target...
Remember in rifles soft points do more damage than solid projectiles.
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