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Rifle Ammunition Ames IA

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Theisen'S Of Ames
515232977
1315 S Dayton Ave
Ames, IA
 
Target Shooting Supplies
515292876
2717 Oakwood Rd
Ames, IA
 
Cheville'S Shooter Supply
515292239
3917 Toronto
Ames, IA
 
Jax Outdoor Gear
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Bearcreek Enterprises
(515) 232-7370
321 Ruby Circle
Ames, IA
 
Hill, Ralph
515233835
1905 Bel Air Dr
Ames, IA
 
Ames Surplus And Outdoor
(970) 221-0544
4723 W Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Ames Chapter
Izaak Walton League
Ames, IA
 
Mr Gun Shop
515232545
127 South Bell Ave
Ames, IA
 
Postel Gun Sales
515232696
214 S E 2Nd
Ames, IA
 

Finding The Perfect Bullet

The key to proper whitetail bullet selection is to balance penetration and expansion in a whitetail-size target.

It all boils down to the bullet. No matter what cartridge you choose or how accurate your gun, the only thing that actually impacts your quarry and brings it down is the bullet.

Today's ammunition for whitetail-appropriate cartridges offer a wide and often confusing array of bullet options and types, all claimed by their manufacturers to be "ideal" whitetail choices. Fortunately, most of them actually are. But at the same time, these various bullets also differ greatly in their design, impact characteristics, expansion and weight retention, and an intelligent understanding of their differences is a great aid in making a choice that will provide the results you need no matter what kind of shot you may find yourself confronting.

Compared to larger game animals, whitetails are relatively easy to kill. Their muscle density, bone mass, and overall body weight and dimensions are in fact very similar to those of a human being. It is no accident that many of our traditionally most popular whitetail cartridges derived from military rounds like the 7mm Mauser, .308 Winchester, or .30-06, and their many offshoots. However, traditional military-type non-expanding full-metal jacket bullets are not appropriate for hunting because they cause little organ damage and tend to fully penetrate, leaving a very small wound channel. The...

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