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This doesn't really pertained to handi's but i thought y'all could help.

The last time i went to the range i took my m70 7mm-08 just to punch some paper. I bought a box of PMC 139 gr. soft points. I started shooting at 150 yards and hitting every clay piegon i had set up. i had some 3x5 notecards with so i drew an "X" on it and put it up at 50 yards to see how it would group. I was aiming right at the center of the "X" The first shot was 1/4 in. from the "X" Then the second shot was.......well......i don't exactly know........


Can anyone tell me what made the bullet do that?
 

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looks like it came apart or you maybe hit some grass or big bugs in transit.

I had some varmint rounds completely come apart after nipping some oats on their way to whistlepigs in the field.
 

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I know it didn't hit any grass. I had it pinned to a post about 4 feet off the ground. This is the first time i have seen anything like this. I was just really confused when i walked up to the line and picked it up. (after the second shot it fell off the post)
 

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i hit a rain drop with a 220 swift and had the bullet go pop it looked alot like what you have there but i have never heard of anything do it to a 7mm bullet. must of been a bad bullet call PMC
 

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That was the only one out of the box that did that. I'm not really concerned, just more curious. I don't normally buy PMC but i needed a box to plink with and the local walmart didn't even carry 7mm-08, so i had to go to the local sporting goods store to pick up that box. I was lucky that was the last box he had.

I have heard of varmint bullets doing this if they hit a blade of grass but nothing in this big of a caliber. I have to agree with you Mitchell. Probably just a bad bullet.
 

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I could use this in a BS session. Make up a story how i followed it in my scope til i shot the little bugger in mid-flight.

Ya never know i guess i could have hit one.....who knows.....it would be cool if i did.
 
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