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Anyone have a load for a 26 Nosler 140 Berger's or the 155 or160 Matrix vld

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Don't over look the Hornady ELD-X bullets.    They have a very good BC.   I've shot them out to 1000 yards and they are very, very accurate and the bullets I've measured are very consistent.    Shot the 140 ELD-M's, 147 ELD-M's and the 143 ELD-X bullets.    I've shot all out to 1000 yards and the results are really good.     Shot a deer with the 140 ELD-M bullets last year and I won't shoot another match bullet at a critter.   Was impressed with the ELD-X terminal performance on critters though from a buddies gun.      

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6 hours ago, recurveman said:

   Shot a deer with the 140 ELD-M bullets last year and I won't shoot another match bullet at a critter.        

No expansion or too explosive?

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I shot one deer and the copper jacket was just under the skin and the lead came out of the jacket.   I got little to no penetration.   The ELD-X bullets I've seen have done a very good job.   The ELD-M bullets are super accurate but the terminal results are less than favorable.   I've probably seen 6-8 impacts with less than desirable results.   

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One more hunter pleased with ELD-X performance on game. 

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You guys are shooting the eld-x out of a 26 Nosler? I put together a load for the 6.5 300 Weatherby in the 143 ELD X and had a lot of copper foliage after three to four rounds. But they perform awesome out of my daughter's 260 Remington which shoots them at a lot slower speed.

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The copper fouling could be your barrel.   I was pushing them at 2950 FPS out of my 6.5 X 284 and didn't have any issues.   Though I've had copper fouling in other barrels and bullets with much slower speeds.    Honestly I just cleaned a gun that shot great (.243 remington 700) and I soaked it for hours with copper solvent and still couldn't get rid of all of it.   Heck it was still copper color in the groves and you couldn't see steel.   If it shoots let it rip.   

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I tried most bullets out of my 26 Nosler and could not find anything that would shoot consistently until I ordered some 124 grain Hammer Hunters.   They are expensive but man do they shoot good! 999568B7-50A1-4447-8642-F4FC6F8C6CEA.thumb.jpeg.7c4966a1b53f9a5d71100e393942d345.jpeg

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