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    Leverevolution like or hate

    Seems like people either despise or love theses bullets. My experience has always been positive. Have shot several deer with theses bullets and all the deer died quickly. Recovered one bullet that lodged just under the hide on a buck, the bullet mushroomed perfectly and held together. Weighed 180 grains recovered, shed 20 grains. Have always had decent accuracy. What has been others experience?
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    I don't have any complaints as they've worked well for me in my .35 rem so far.

    I don't have any experience with them in other calibers though.
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    Not very accurate in my 45-70 guide gun. Because of limited accuracy, I never used them for hunting.
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    I have had good results with factory loads but my 30-30 reloads really shine. The 160 grn gumy's I am getting 2350 fps from a 20" barrel with 1.5 3 shot groups at 100yds. I like using Lvr powder with a lot of my reloads and it seems the accuracy improves as I get close to max loads with this powder.

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    when opening this thread I just assumed it was about the powder, love it, I have some of the factory ammo but have yet to use it and the rubber tips have hardened like granite rock over the years, for that reason you can keep the loaded gummy tips but the powder makes several calibers really shine.
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    My 30-30 does not like it. My 35 rems do. I have not tried the 45-70 yet. I have yet to kill a deer with it so I cannot say what the bullet performance is.
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    I am neutral on this subject since I reach for my .243 or .308 when hunting out upon the great plains or in rough canyon country of our western states. My 30-30 has always done its very best work within 150 yards when hunting within forests and foothills. Plain Power Points or Core-lokts have always downed game for me! I feel that it is nutty to try and stretch the lethal distance of 30-30 shooting to 300 yards.

    TR

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    Since anything other than Leverevolution ammo is pretty much a waste in .308 Marlin Express caliber, I have had good luck with it. I've made up a few reloads for testing, but have yet to try them out. Have not tried any other calibers as yet.

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    I've killed a very large cow elk with my 338 MX using gummys, only shot was from the rear at about 80 yards. I missed the spine but it put her down and the bullet went all the way through to the brisket and was recovered ( a nice mushroom ).I also killed the biggest bodied white tail I've ever collected ( see avatar ) . The first shot in the chest and the buck just stepped forward, the second DRT, range was about 65 yards complete pass through on both rounds. My 1895 shoots MOA with the gummys my 1895gs loves them and a 30/30 xlr I owned shot MOA with them. I own another 336 30/30 that shoots them OK using only peep sights. I have a Rossi 92 44 mag that I and my 2 grandsons have killed several with and it was always bang flop.
    Yep, I like 'em.
    Bill
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    For whitetail... I don't use anything else in my 336 XLR .30-30 and 1895GS. Accurate, powerful, flatter trajectory, and excellent bullet performance. Tough to beat that.
    But... that's my experience. Others have different opinions.
    Just my $.02.
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