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Sportsman's Warehouse north of Denver had 2 boxes of the 140gr Monoflex bullets (components). For those who were wondering what the price would be, it was the same as they charge for the 150gr 308 GMX. That price being $31.99 for a box of 50.
 

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I will have to check that out...did you notice if they had factory loads? What part of town are you in? I live on the border of Westminster, Federal Heights, and Thornton. Soon to be Longmont I think.
 

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This is just my take on the 140 monoflex but I just don't see the point in a levergun. The 160 grn ftx retains more energy at 200 and 300 yds and even though the 140s are faster at the muzzle there is no significant advantage in long range trajectory (according to hornadys factory load specs.) I think we are better off with the 160 grn ftx, but that is just my opinion. If they work well in your gun and shoot good groups please let me know.
 

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The only difference I might see would be penetration on a larger animal, but not sure if that would apply either. It will be interesting to see if they are a success. I have a hard time believing that FTX could be improved on. I know I am perhaps not in the majority on that opinion.
 

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Dr. A said:
The only difference I might see would be penetration on a larger animal, but not sure if that would apply either. It will be interesting to see if they are a success. I have a hard time believing that FTX could be improved on. I know I am perhaps not in the majority on that opinion.
The only way to improve on the 160 FTX for me would be to make legal in the Condor Zone. Monoflex does that. I appreciate Hornady's efforts.

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Bob A said:
The only way to improve on the 160 FTX for me would be to make legal in the Condor Zone. Monoflex does that. I appreciate Hornady's efforts.

Bob A
Oh, I forgot to say that I would appreciate their efforts even more if they would publish data for this bullet.

Bob A
 

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BillyHill said:
This is just my take on the 140 monoflex but I just don't see the point in a levergun. The 160 grn ftx retains more energy at 200 and 300 yds and even though the 140s are faster at the muzzle there is no significant advantage in long range trajectory (according to hornadys factory load specs.) I think we are better off with the 160 grn ftx, but that is just my opinion. If they work well in your gun and shoot good groups please let me know.
All of this info is moot in areas where you can't use lead bullets. The monoflex has the FTX beat as it's the monoflex or ????
 

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Bob A said:
That is incredible news.
Are you sure they aren't 50 to a box instead of 100?

Bob A
OOPS, corrected the number. Important thing is they are not more expensive than the GMX like some people were wondering might happen.

Gradninja- didn't look at the factory loads to see if they had any. They carry the factory 160gr LE ammo for both the 30-30 and 308 Marlin Express on a regular basis.
I live in Castle Rock and was driving through the area after working in Longmont on Monday.
 
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