Hey trigger that is what I am shooting out of mine and I am getting about the same results. I know the problem is not the gun it is the shooter. Congrats .. I got a doe with mine also and a yote. Both had substantial damage with the 100gr pills. Recovered the bullet from the doe on the oppsite side under the skin. Dang near mushroomed all the way to the base. Shot at 20 yards.
not really strange. i have shot more than a few deer at close range with a .25-06 using core-lokts. even with the 120s i didnt always get full penetration. the bullets speed at impact is sxtremely high and the core lokts flatten out fast at those speeds. out at 100 yards or better i always has pass through. now i use handloaded 115 gr partitions and that has helped. not one hasnt gone through on a broadside shot within 50 yards.
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