Rifle Ammunition West Des Moines IA

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Aukee, Reuben
515224657
5101 Aspen Dr
West Des Moines, IA
 
Ozark Artillery
515222173
442 52Nd Court
West Des Moines, IA
 
Pro Service Firearms
515321328
3561Turnsberry Dr
West Des Moines, IA
 
Big Kmart #3447
515222086
10331 University Ave
Clive, IA
 
Christian, Richard
515270803
6721 Douglas
Urbandale, IA
 
Heim'S Firearms
515262255
1220 S 50Th Place
West Des Moines, IA
 
Davis, James C, Firearms
515282609
931 32Nd St
West Des Moines, IA
 
Scheels All Sport
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy Bldg 4000
West Des Moines, IA
 
Bowers Guns
515225079
1132 59Th St
West Des Moines, IA
 
Jlm Shooters Supply Inc
515331157
6931 Douglas
Urbandale, 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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