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Any of you guys have any experience with the Hornady GP 385 grain hollow point conicals??? Interested in loads etc.

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Hornady Great Plains 385 gr

I tried them, and had good groups at 100 grains Cleanshot in a Knight BK92, but I could achieve the same groups with a home cast 370 grain maxiball. At the price of storebought vs. home cast, I opted for the home cast. In terms of ballistic performance, both went completely through our Virginia whitetails.
 

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I've had excellent luck with the 425 HP/HB in my .54, with a 1:48, infact it's the most accurate load I found using 80 grains of FFFG below a pinch of hornet's nesting, in my inexpensive Traditions Hawkins. RR
 

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Thanks guys. I have used the TC 370 grain Maxi-balls and they shoot fine but on 3 lung hit deer I got no expansion at all and had major tracking task on all. Thinking of maxi-hunters but they say maxi hunters dont fly well thats why I am condisering the hornady great plains or buffalo conicals.

Any other help is appreciated. :D
 

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The Hornady Great Plains bullet and the near identical Buffalo Bullet are all I've ever used in my .50s. I use 100 grains equivalent of Pyrodex and get good accuracy and excellent performance on deer.

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conical bullets

My .50 TC 1 in 48 Renegade hates the Hornady bullet. Loves the 385 Buffalo Bullet. I shoot 90gr of Pyro RS, no wad. I chronoed the Buff/Bull from a clean gun. Five consecutive shots, no cleaning, 1295,1341,1350,1389,1420,1418 fps. Accuracy is 2" groups at 75yds
with TC peep. Benefit if you can.
 

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This is my first post here so hello everyone.
I've been using the 460 gr GPB for a year now. Shot two deer this season with them and love them. They group at 2" or under at 100 yards with 90 grains of T7 in a 1:28 bbl.

They preformed just like you expect. Clean hole all the way through. The light little inline I use them in kicks like a mule but that's a small consideration!
 
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