Rifle Ammunition Collinsville IL

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Sams Gunsmithing
(618) 344-2725
226 South Morrison Avenue
Collinsville, IL
 
Curtsmith Sporting Goods, Inc.
(618) 233-5177
213 East Main Street
Belleville, IL
 
Winchester Handgun Facility
(618) 258-2626
Rt 140 & Powder Mill Rd
East Alton, IL
 
Linnemanns Gun Repair
(618) 476-3400
311 West Adams Street
Millstadt, IL
 
Er Sports & Guns
618934305
10890 Faust Rd
Trenton, IL
 
Ron& Jo''S Firearms & Sporting Supplies
(618) 628-7480
1562 Frontage Rd O
O Fallon, IL
 
Belleville Indoor Shooting Range
(618) 234-9690
209 N. Illinois
Belleville, IL
 
Olin Handgun Training & Recreational Facility
(618) 258-2629
Rt 140 & Powder Mill Rd
East Alton, IL
 
Jerry''S Hunting & Fishing
(618) 654-3235
604 12th Street
Highland, IL
 
Trader`s Diamonds Guns Watches & Loans
(618) 465-2810
214 West 3rd Street
Alton, IL
 

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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