Speer Grand Slam Bullets For Elk

If I went with the 165's, the bullet length (and OAL) would not be a problem. I have no other personal experience, but my buddy uses 130's in his. I have hunted with a rem. I had core/jacket separation on previous tests with this bullet, but core and jacket are. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. Speer Boat Tail Rifle Bullets. Me thinks he got luckya 110gr bullet at. (THERE ARE BULL ELK, MOOSE, DUCK, GEESE, TURKEYS, BEARS, COYOTES, AND DEER HUNTING DVD'S LISTED BELOW. Among the popular brands of bonded bullets available are Federal’s Trophy Bonded® Bear Claw and Fusion™, the Swift A-frame® and Sirocco®, Speer’s Grand Slam®, Remington’s Core-Lokt® Ultra, Nosler’s Accubond™ and Hornady’s Interbond™ to name a few. A good deer bullet isn't necessarily the best elk bullet. A tapered, precision-drawn jacket makes for reliable expansion. My philosophy on this is that bullets of tougher construction don't need to have the same weight to penetrate as deep. Speer 338 Caliber 250 Grain Grand Slam Protected Point 50/Box (2408), Not Loaded Speer DeepCurl Soft Point Bullet 338 Caliber 225 Grain 50 Per Box (2403), Not. Like military FMJ-BT bullets. If you were hunting elk with your. The nose core is softer, for quick upset. As to the question about the Barnes TSX vs TTSX bullets, the last bull elk that I killed was with a 168 gr Barnes TTSX bullet, the bull before that was killed with a 168 gr TSX bullet. He uses the same load, same bullet, same rifle whether we are hunting antelope, deer, elk, or moose. This is why bullets like the Speer Grand Slam are flat based. Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 24, 2004. 277)130gr SPTZ BULLET SoftPt 100/bx. The most trusted self-defense bullet design in shooting is now available in a full range of loads for rifles and handguns, as well as components for reloaders. Speer Grand Slam Bullets? A new store in the DFW area, Sportsman's Warehouse is stocking loaded Federal Ammo in Speer Grand Slams @ $14. Print; Jun 8, 2006 #1. 26) WHITETAIL MADNESS 9. com or by phone at 800. Grand Slams By Ray A. 270win 130gr bullet and h4831 go together like ice cream and apple pie. The critical shank section is up to 45 percent thicker than standard game bullets. Grand Slam #2090. 308 and the 150 grain. Swift A-Frame. For deep penetration a flat based bullet will fly level and hit straight on to form a uniform mushroom then penetrate straight on. 9mm/380 ACP Bullets 090 grain HP Speer Factory 100 Pk. 270 at about 3000 fps for the same type of game. Grand Slam has superior performance which translates to exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. 277, but never used the. 7mm Remington Magnum Handloads reloading data with 12 loads. Here are some bullets that have worked for me that I can endorse from first hand experience: 150 Speer Grand Slam, 150 Sierra SBT, 150 Hornady Interlock, 140 TBBC, 140 Nosler Accubond, and. 270 is a perfectly adequate elk cartridge; those who can't and don't think it is lousy. Less than 5 in stock Item #: SP1459 $0. Like some other posters I've used their smaller cousins, 165 grain. They ar NOT a bonded core bullet!! Mine totally disintegrated on an elk on a 175 yard shot. The grandfather of “premium” big-game bullets, Nosler’s Partition—the 165-grain variant in particular—is a top choice for hunting deer with the. the front core from memory was bonded to the jacket. With the exception of those in. Remington CoreLokt: Must be the worst bullet in the market for keeping the core and jacket together. These bullets are available in a wide range of calibers, as well as diameters and grains. For example, many people hunt elk with a. Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 24, 2004. I'm debating whether to just seat the bullet a little deeper (I'm not worried about pressure with it being seated a little deeper). As to the question about the Barnes TSX vs TTSX bullets, the last bull elk that I killed was with a 168 gr Barnes TTSX bullet, the bull before that was killed with a 168 gr TSX bullet. 99 in standard calibers and $18. I've killed elk/deer with my 300wm out to 650 and as close as 35. The critical shank section is up to 45 percent thicker than standard game bullets. 7mm Remington Magnum Handloads reloading data with 12 loads. These bullets are available in a wide range of calibers, as well as diameters and grains. Im currently loading: 150gr Speer Grand Slam, no kills yet. 257) 87gr TNT BULLET VALUE-PACK 750/bx. Speer Grand Slam Bullets were developed to give hunters a tough, dependable bullet that would provide better integrity and retained weight retention over similar bullets. Like military FMJ-BT bullets. Here are some bullets that have worked for me that I can endorse from first hand experience: 150 Speer Grand Slam, 150 Sierra SBT, 150 Hornady Interlock, 140 TBBC, 140 Nosler Accubond, and. For the past 30 yrs. Until a few years ago, the only thing we had to decide was which bullet shot the most accurately in our rifle. Speer Boat Tail Rifle Bullets. SPEER 270(. The reader has stated that he misses the Hornady round nose bullet which produced more violent wounding and therefore faster killing but that the Speer does at least produce uniform expansion, very good internal wounding and clean kills. Speer 338 Caliber 250 Grain Grand Slam Protected Point 50/Box (2408), Not Loaded Speer DeepCurl Soft Point Bullet 338 Caliber 225 Grain 50 Per Box (2403), Not. I haven't been able to load them to the MOA of Ballistic Tips or Barnes TSX, but they are still very accurate!. 99 in 300Wmgs in 3 bullet weights and I have a Store Opening discount coupon with a couple days still on it that is burning a hole in my pocket. For example, many people hunt elk with a. Since first being introduced in the 1970's the Grand Slam bullet has gained a reputation for providing hunters superior performance, exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. Grand Slams By Ray A. I am going with the Speer Grand slam bullets. Needless to say, the slug went all the way through, leaving a quarter-sized exit hole behind the far shoulder, blowing a rib nearly in half in the process. I've killed elk/deer with my 300wm out to 650 and as close as 35. 26 per round Volume Discounts Available. The most accurate 180-grain load was the Speer Grand Slam, which turned in a group average of a miserly 1. Speer's Hot-Cor Speer's Hot-Cor is another classic cup-and-core design. 75 groups at a hundred yards at a max load with Rl-19. He uses the same load, same bullet, same rifle whether we are hunting antelope, deer, elk, or moose. Near the tip, we add internal flutes to insure expansion over a wide range of launch velocities. Speer Grand Slam bullets work very well to, I prefer them, but they are usually hard to find. 257 Weatherby, for example, the 120 grain Grand Slam would be an appropriate bullet choice. The legendary Trophy Bonded Bear Claw has proven itself from Alaska to Africa with a bonded jacket and core that retain more than 95 percent of the bullet's weight for deep penetration. The best bullet is a 75 grain hornady hollow point I know it seems little but the bullet is fast and will mushroom when hit. Bullet Jacket/Core Separation (03-23-12) Roughly 25 years ago I was at the Reno SCI convention and happened to be in the Speer booth, when a very upset hunter stopped by to complain about Speer’s “horrible”. GRand Slam has superior performance which translates to exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. As I recall these are supposed to be premium bullets up there with Barnes, Nosler partitions and such. 224)43gr TNT-HP BULLET GRN LD FREE 100/bx. 284 and 130 grain. 19 per round Volume Discounts Available. I've shot a lot of Hot-Cors over the years, most of them through my old. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 6 of 6 Posts. 4461 Propellant Case Primer Weight (grains) Muzzle Velocity (feet/sec) Weight (grains) Hodgdon H110 Speer CCI 350 19. I have had good accuracy and terminal performance with Speer Grand Slams in 270 win 130 gr. 374" 50/Box Details 375 Grand Slam SP-Soft Point Diameter:. The success of Grand Slam starts in the jacket. While boat tail bullets fly tail low then after the hit tends to yaw then tumble. The best bullet is a 75 grain hornady hollow point I know it seems little but the bullet is fast and will mushroom when hit. 1; 2 → SPEER RELOADING MANUAL #14 £ 43. Note: Back in the late 60's, one could buy a pound of surplus H-4831 powder in a small paper bag for $1 at a local store in Spokane called the White Elephant. 308 bullet as it is a favorite deer bullet in my 308 and 30-06. Any premium bullet nowadays will do the job just fine, as long as the shooter does his job!. 270 at about 3000 fps for the same type of game. I know that the Noslers, accubonds, bergers, etc are all fine, but for my money I am relying on one of the best values in the bullet market these days for my hunts this year. 130’s zip out at just under 3000fps, 140’s at 2850, and 150’s at about 2780. Devastating terminal performance across a wide velocity range. These mostly on deer and hogs with one elk thrown in to the 150 grain. I handloaded those bullets in the chance a long. Im currently loading: 150gr Speer Grand Slam, no kills yet. 257 Weatherby, for example, the 120 grain Grand Slam would be an appropriate bullet choice. If I went with the 165's, the bullet length (and OAL) would not be a problem. this seemed like a good concept for many hunting situations. , Speer, Hornaday, and others. The patented Estrus Squeeze Me® begins its whine from the moment you depress the bulb all the way down to the nasally sound at the bottom. Speer: Hot-Cor, Grand Slam; Swift: Scirocco; Winchester: AccuBond CT, Power Core, PowerMax Bonded and Power Point; Bullets for Large Game (Class 3) Class 3 game includes such species as wild boar, red stag, elk, moose, kudu, eland, oryx and other large game weighing in excess of 300 pounds live weight. 1875 inch shorter than an equivalent conventional steel/lead FMJ and a full 0. Don’t be fooled by cheap imitations. But, I would go with the 180gr. Ballistics calculations and formulas for small arms. S and Canadian hunters may wish to compare the Red deer to Mule deer, Caribou and lighter weight Elk. I have witnessed him shoot several elk ranging from 40 yards out to a bit over 300 and the bullet did a great job. 257" 120 gr SBT 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. Speer Grand Slam Bullets were developed to give hunters a tough, dependable bullet that would provide better integrity and retained weight retention over similar bullets. One of my sons also used the same setup to take a bull. The Speer bullet seats just a wee bit above the charge (I can hear rattling when I shake it), and the Zmax seems to be sitting right on the powder. Bullets that are still made and available are as follow Woodleigh 150 gr PP ( Protected Point) Swift 150 gr A-Frame Speer 150 gr Grand Slam Nosler 150 gr & 160 gr Partition Barnes 130 - 140 & 150 TSX. 284″) 160gr Grand Slam – 50/bx Legendary Grand Slam rifle bullets are among the most respected, highperformance, big-game hunting bullets in the world. I have killed several truck loads of elk with 150 grain Horndy soft points and 165 Nosler ballistic tips. when I bought them, I am sure they had 2 cores, a rear hard one and a front softer one. 1; 2 → SPEER RELOADING MANUAL #14 £ 43. Like the 300 SMK from Sierra, it’s not strictly designed for hunting, but it will likely expand and. gmx lodged in the rear hind quarter. If you are using the 165gr because you shoot it better than a 180gr, I would recommend a heavier constructed bullet like the nosler partition, swift a frame, speer grand slam etc. Things rocked along well for decades, with great bullets available from a host of sources: Barnes X, Federal Trophy Bonded, Nosler Partition, Speer Grand Slam, Swift Scirocco, Winchester Super X, and Remington CoreLokt. Bullet companies produced projectiles with thick jackets; the amount of exposed lead at the bullet's nose was increased and decreased. a0008 gloves field dressing 2pr 4 01071 h. For elk- accubond, or partition for similar price range. Like military FMJ-BT bullets. Thread Tools. If you were hunting elk with your. Speer’s Grand Slam comes in a 250 grain package that’d do the job. 284 and 130 grain. If I went with the 165's, the bullet length (and OAL) would not be a problem. Speer Grand Slam Bullets? A new store in the DFW area, Sportsman's Warehouse is stocking loaded Federal Ammo in Speer Grand Slams @ $14. Swift A-Frame. Since I tend to buy my reloading components in batches, last time I really stocked up on my cache of these two Speer products about 6 years ago. I have some speer 7mm 175 gn grand slam bullets. 338 250gr grand slams from a friend of mine to try out in my 338-06. Thank you Roy WBY. 300 Win Mag I've shot elk with Bear Claws (1) Partitions (?several) Accubond (1) Hornady Interbond (1) Barnes (3 or 4) Speer Grand Slam (2?3) All have performed admirably. I know that the Noslers, accubonds, bergers, etc are all fine, but for my money I am relying on one of the best values in the bullet market these days for my hunts this year. They didn't have the Nosler Partitions I was looking for, but they did have 180 gr Speer Grand Slam and 180 gr Winchester Fail Safe bullets. The bullet hits the rifling, making it difficult to close the bolt. Absolutely the best sounding, easiest-to-use elk call on the market. Using bullets from Speer spitzer boat-tail, Barnes X-Bullet XLC, Speer Grand Slam, Nosler Partition, Sierra spitzer boat-tail, Hornady Spire Point boat-tail. 28) WHITETAIL MADNESS 11. Anybody use the speer grandslams on deer and care to provide feedback on performance? grand slam on deers Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by noway, Jun 8, 2006. The grandfather of “premium” big-game bullets, Nosler’s Partition—the 165-grain variant in particular—is a top choice for hunting deer with the. It’s an amazing round. when I bought them, I am sure they had 2 cores, a rear hard one and a front softer one. The Speer hot cores aren't any softer than the above bullets. Print; Jun 8, 2006 #1. The elk may die later, but by that time it will probably be far away. The Speer Grand Slam used lead cores of differing hardness in order to hold things together. Speer Boat Tail Rifle Bullets. 308 Nosler BT (300 Win mag) recovered form the stomach cavity of a Texas feral hog (Bullet entered front shoulder). , Speer, Hornaday, and others. Grand Slam jackets are four percent thicker than those on Speer's Hot-Cor bullets. For the past 30 yrs. I know from doing penetration tests in my centerfire 300 win mag that a 30 cal 165 grain Barnes X penetrated farther than a Speer Grand Slam 30 cal 180 grain and a 30 cal 200 gr Sierra Game King into the same material. If I went with the 165's, the bullet length (and OAL) would not be a problem. Grand Slam has superior performance which translates to exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. The penetration is deeper at the lower speed because the initial shock is lower, allowing the bullet mass to stay intact and "push" through rather than blowing up near the surface. Forum to discuss specific games - ALL threads MUST be associated with a game. I have always loaded speer 120 grain bullets. I handloaded those bullets in the chance a long. There is nothing fancy about it, but it's a dandy deer bullet. In my 7mm Remington Magnum, it will be 175 grain pills. , Speer, Hornaday, and others. The Speer Nitrex with 100gr Grand Slam bullet is a good. As I recall these are supposed to be premium bullets up there with Barnes, Nosler partitions and such. Speer Grand Slam Bullets? A new store in the DFW area, Sportsman's Warehouse is stocking loaded Federal Ammo in Speer Grand Slams @ $14. Since first being introduced in the 1970's the Grand Slam bullet has gained a reputation for providing hunters superior performance, exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. 375 inch shorter than a homogeneous solid. I’ve also loaded the Grand Slam for a number of clients wishing to use the. Even at 2,100 ft/sec impact velocity of the 150gr 7mm bullet the expansion on boneless skin immediately on impact is about 4x calibre, completely detaching the jacket from the. Left: 145gr 7mm Speer Grand Slam (7mm Rem Mag) recovered just under the skin from the back of the ham on a coues deer. Bring the rifle or rifles you shoot best. Have had some great successes and some miserable failures - some bullet related and some were my fault. Speer Bullets found in: Speer Hot-Cor Rifle Bullets 9. This was a 125 yard shot off my deck. The penetration is deeper at the lower speed because the initial shock is lower, allowing the bullet mass to stay intact and "push" through rather than blowing up near the surface. The bullet hits the rifling, making it difficult to close the bolt. 374" 50/Box Details 375 Grand Slam SP-Soft Point Diameter:. Engineered to maintain weight and integrity on impact, the internally fluted jacket ensures symmetrical expansion, and delivers tremendous knockdown power. Sierra GameKing and Speer Grand Slam bullets were about the only fairly-pointed 250-gr. For example, many people hunt elk with a. 307 Winchester, and the. My go to is the accubond. I have no other personal experience, but my buddy uses 130's in his. These I mostly used on elk with the exception of the 150. The Speer African Grand Slam Solid (AGSS) was designed with a flat tip because aeroballistics modeling predicted such a tip configuration would be much more stable upon encountering a change in. , Speer, Hornaday, and others. Bullet companies produced projectiles with thick jackets; the amount of exposed lead at the bullet's nose was increased and decreased. this seemed like a good concept for many hunting situations. The design's grooved shank improves accuracy across all rifle platforms. Speer Grand Slam A dual-core bullet, the Grand Slam has a hard lead heel (five percent antimony) held by an internal jacket lip. 447 that was created using our free online ballistic calculator and details the trajectory of the bullets flight from the millisecond it leaves the barrel until the time it reaches the 1,000 yd. Grand Slam jackets are four percent thicker than those on Speer's Hot-Cor bullets. I have yet to have a very accurate load with balistic tips. I have killed deer and it will have a whole where three fingers will fit in. Rigby case necked down to accept. Until a few years ago, the only thing we had to decide was which bullet shot the most accurately in our rifle. The bear was getting a drink in my pond and never moved after he was hit. While they did the job and his rifle was set up for that particular round at the time, he said he'll definitely be going back to the 250 gr. The already expansive line now includes a 140-grain 6. this seemed like a good concept for many hunting situations. Unequaled accuracy and terminal performance for long range shots. Have had some great successes and some miserable failures - some bullet related and some were my fault. It performs well. I am going with the Speer Grand slam bullets. On medium game like deer Ballistic Tips or Hornady SST's are devastating, but I don't know if any of those would be my first choice on a bigger animal like elk, moose or brown bear. The rifle is the Marlin XL7 in 30-06 with 22" barrel. 7mm Remington Magnum Handloads reloading data with 12 loads. The Speer Nitrex with 100gr Grand Slam bullet is a good. Now we go from the objective to the subjective. I'm going with Speer Grand Slams. For overall toughness and deep penetration, the Speer Grand Slam is right in there with the Nosier Partition. Again, bullet placement is the key. *Only for use in barrels intended for. DEER HUNTING DVD'S LISTED BELOW;. No offense at all Saddle Sore. Print; Jun 8, 2006 #1. Also budget priced compared with most so called premium bullets today. Then go to the range and practice with the load you are going to use. Grand Slam jackets are four percent thicker than those on Speer's Hot-Cor bullets. Absolutely the best sounding, easiest-to-use elk call on the market. of IMR4350, Winchester W-W Super Brass, Federal 210 LR Primer. These bullets deliver the accuracy, consistency and down-range punch required for clean kills in all situations. The tungsten carbide core acted as a weight enhancer. I have no other personal experience, but my buddy uses 130's in his. 270 at about 3000 fps for the same type of game. Not to mention the spike in pressures I'm sure it's generating. for mule-deer and even whitetail - leave the 140-150gr. 284, 150, 180 and 200 grain. Steelvalleycasting. GRand Slam has superior performance which translates to exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. 270 for about 33 years now. Featuring dual, lead-alloy cores separated by a cross member (or “partition. Anybody use the speer grandslams on deer and care to provide feedback on performance? grand slam on deers Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by noway, Jun 8, 2006. If you were hunting elk with your. The bullet is the 200gr Speer HotCor 30 cal bullet. will retail plenty of energy at extended range, but my preference relates to their performance up close - slower expanding, stout construction, much less likely to go to pieces on heavy bone. I had noticed within the last year or so there was a very short supply of first the Grand Slams. I have witnessed him shoot several elk ranging from 40 yards out to a bit over 300 and the bullet did a great job. 270 Winchester and 130-grain bullets, but were I to do so I would feel much more confident with a stronger bullet design like the Speer Grand Slam. For hunters who depend on a tough, reliable bullet with the upmost integrity and weight retention, Speer Grand Slam Rifle Bullets are an excellent choice. Needless to say, the slug went all the way through, leaving a quarter-sized exit hole behind the far shoulder, blowing a rib nearly in half in the process. 250 grain bullet at 2500 FPS muzzle velocity. Thank you Roy WBY. 25 caliber, which always featured a one-piece core, original Grand Slam bullets had a two-piece core with the rear being harder than the front. Needless to say, the slug went all the way through, leaving a quarter-sized exit hole behind the far shoulder, blowing a rib nearly in half in the process. 284 and 130 grain. 375 diameter, 285gr. Speer Grand Slam he's been using for years. Also budget priced compared with most so called premium bullets today. A controlled expansion bullet of any flavor is going to do just fine on medium skinned big game like elk and moose. 308, 140 grain. 308" 165 gr SBTSP 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. In Stock Item #: SP1022 $0. 250 grain bullet at 2500 FPS muzzle velocity. 30 cal Grand Slam at 3050 fps. Near the tip, we add internal flutes to insure expansion over a wide range of launch velocities. Speer Grand Slams I was just cleaning up the reloading stuff and found some 7mm speer 175 grands slam bullets. Magnum 160 / 10. Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 24, 2004. Those 110gr bullets are made for the. Ahead of the shank, we carefully profile the jacket to the tip. 257) 87gr TNT BULLET VALUE-PACK 750/bx. 130’s zip out at just under 3000fps, 140’s at 2850, and 150’s at about 2780. 7mm Remington Magnum Handloads reloading data with 12 loads. Speer is happy to announce it will offer new calibers of Grand Slam hunting rifle bullets for reloaders. I have hunted elk with a. But the next major innovation came from a removal of one component. I would put the penetration at 18-24 inches, depending upon range, with more penetration as the range is increased. It was this limited space factor that led to the Speer African Grand Slam Tungsten Solid. Bullets that are still made and available are as follow Woodleigh 150 gr PP ( Protected Point) Swift 150 gr A-Frame Speer 150 gr Grand Slam Nosler 150 gr & 160 gr Partition Barnes 130 - 140 & 150 TSX. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. The success of Grand Slam starts in the jacket. For example, many people hunt elk with a. Speer Reloading Bullets 45 Caliber. There is nothing fancy about it, but it's a dandy deer bullet. will retail plenty of energy at extended range, but my preference relates to their performance up close - slower expanding, stout construction, much less likely to go to pieces on heavy bone. 458-caliber, 500-grain bullet that was 0. 30-30 if I had to go right now it shoots pretty good with Speer Hot Core 170's on to of Leverevolution powder. 308 bullet as it is a favorite deer bullet in my 308 and 30-06. These mostly on deer and hogs with one elk thrown in to the 150 grain. Speer "Grand Slam": Exactly the same as the PMP and Sierra GK above. The nose core is softer, for quick upset. Just asking you experts about your experiences with the new Nosler AccuBond and Speer's Grand Slam on elk. The bullet is the 200gr Speer HotCor 30 cal bullet. 270 Winchester and 130-grain bullets, but were I to do so I would feel much more confident with a stronger bullet design like the Speer Grand Slam. They didn't have the Nosler Partitions I was looking for, but they did have 180 gr Speer Grand Slam and 180 gr Winchester Fail Safe bullets. Speer Grand Slams and Hot Cor bullets should be bonded or partially bonded being they pour melted lead for the core into the jacket. 1 choice of law enforcement agencies nationwide—from the NYPD to California Highway Patrol and everywhere in between. After doing some load work I got the rifle to shoot. For elk- accubond, or partition for similar price range. Even at 2,100 ft/sec impact velocity of the 150gr 7mm bullet the expansion on boneless skin immediately on impact is about 4x calibre, completely detaching the jacket from the. 99 in 300Wmgs in 3 bullet weights and I have a Store Opening discount coupon with a couple days still on it that is burning a hole in my pocket. The nose core is softer, for quick upset. Retained ~60% weight. I'm debating whether to just seat the bullet a little deeper (I'm not worried about pressure with it being seated a little deeper). Elk, Moose and Black Bear Time!!! Heavier loads for heavier game. The grand slam bullet is expensive for the technology. 19 per round Volume Discounts Available. The extended jacket protects the lead. Bullet went all the way through the face bones and pulverized the top 6 inches of his cervical spine. The load was 61 1/2 grains of IMR-4831 for a speed of 2,735 fps. Grand Slam jackets are four percent thicker than those on Speer's Hot-Cor bullets. Speer® Bullets developed Grand Slam® to provide better integrity and retained weight. 357 Caliber. 452 300 Grain DeepCurl HP [3974] - Ammo Freedom carries speer reloading bullets and reloading supplies. 257" 120 gr SBT 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. On impact, internal jacket flutes allow consistent expansion, yet the bullet retains most of its weight for deep penetration every time. Killed all the above and more at ranges from 90 to 460 yards. The only bullet I ever had fail so far was a 180 gr. bullets available the first year hunting with the Ruger. 338 250gr grand slams from a friend of mine to try out in my 338-06. 224)43gr TNT-HP BULLET GRN LD FREE 100/bx. For overall toughness and deep penetration, the Speer Grand Slam is right in there with the Nosier Partition. 300 Win Mag I've shot elk with Bear Claws (1) Partitions (?several) Accubond (1) Hornady Interbond (1) Barnes (3 or 4) Speer Grand Slam (2?3) All have performed admirably. The nose core is softer, for quick upset. 4461 Propellant Case Primer Weight (grains) Muzzle Velocity (feet/sec) Weight (grains) Hodgdon H110 Speer CCI 350 19. There may be a more accurate bullet, but it's popular because it works. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. —especially if there’s an opportunity for black bear or elk, or if you’re a one-gun hunter. BTW I would use any primers except Wolf that I could get my hands on. My 38-55 it's a 277gn soft cast on top of 4198 44 mag would be 240gn Sierra deep curl on top of H110 (not a lever) 308 - 150 Speer Grand Slam on top of Varget Each rifle likes its own powder and bullets. Since I tend to buy my reloading components in batches, last time I really stocked up on my cache of these two Speer products about 6 years ago. 277)130gr SPTZ BULLET SoftPt 100/bx. I wouldn't push that bullet to fast in your 7 Mag. The 220 Speer penetrates considerably more than the 200 RN’s, but despite its higher sectional density than the 180 Speer it does not penetrate all that much deeper than the lighter bullet. 354 Box Count: 50 Hot-Cor Construction Grand Slam Premium Hunting Bullets Are Made For The Demanding Hunter. For the past 30 yrs. I am going with the Speer Grand slam bullets. The success of Grand Slam starts in the jacket. Learn why Speer Ammunition is the No. For a while the Grand Slam was challenged within the Speer line by marketing Federal's Trophy Bonded Bear Claw bullets under the Speer name to reloaders. I have killed deer and it will have a whole where three fingers will fit in. The 145-grain Speer Grand Slam was close behind at. 308" 165 gr SBTSP 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. I'm going with Speer Grand Slams. I have hunted elk with a. Bullets like the Swift A-Frame and Scirocco II, the Speer Grand Slam, the Hornady GMX and the Barnes TSX will greatly improve the performance of the. Like military FMJ-BT bullets. Find speer reloading for sale online, in-stock and ready-to-ship. These I mostly used on elk with the exception of the 150. A good deer bullet isn't necessarily the best elk bullet. Hope all that wasn't to negative. 26) WHITETAIL MADNESS 9. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. I have both 55 gr Speer spitzer, and Hornady Zmax. The bullet hits the rifling, making it difficult to close the bolt. Retained ~60% weight. Neither bullet has left me wanting more for elk. I'm debating whether to just seat the bullet a little deeper (I'm not worried about pressure with it being seated a little deeper). Grand Slam Soft Point Bullets (Box of 50) the Grand Slam® bullet is engineered to blow through the thick hides, heavy bones and. , Speer, Hornaday, and others. 374" 50/Box Details 375 Grand Slam SP-Soft Point Diameter:. For elk- accubond, or partition for similar price range. The velocity and sd are what kill with the 270. If you were hunting elk with your. I got a box if. Speer Grand Slams I was just cleaning up the reloading stuff and found some 7mm speer 175 grands slam bullets. Find speer reloading for sale online, in-stock and ready-to-ship. Forum to discuss specific games - ALL threads MUST be associated with a game. 03-29-2006, 09:13 PM #10: As yet un-named I was archery elk hunting, and it was all I. I know that the Noslers, accubonds, bergers, etc are all fine, but for my money I am relying on one of the best values in the bullet market these days for my hunts this year. I have hunted with a rem. Most suitable bullets for the 7mm-08 are in the 130-150 grain range. Speer Grand Slam Bullets were developed to give hunters a tough, dependable bullet that would provide better integrity and retained weight retention over similar bullets. I have some speer 7mm 175 gn grand slam bullets. Grand Slam jackets are four percent thicker than those on Speer's Hot-Cor bullets. 37 Speer Hot-Cor SP HE = High Energy (NOT recommended for semi-automatic rifles), = Nickel Plated Case, +P ammunition is loaded to a higher pressure. 5mm, 100-grain 243 cal. 270 is a perfectly adequate elk cartridge; those who can't and don't think it is lousy. Im currently loading: 150gr Speer Grand Slam, no kills yet. Grand Slam bullet. Ballistics calculations and formulas for small arms. Top #326480. For elk- accubond, or partition for similar price range. The nose core is softer, for quick upset. 277" 150 gr SBTSP 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. 99 in standard calibers and $18. Among the popular brands of bonded bullets available are Federal’s Trophy Bonded® Bear Claw and Fusion™, the Swift A-frame® and Sirocco®, Speer’s Grand Slam®, Remington’s Core-Lokt® Ultra, Nosler’s Accubond™ and Hornady’s Interbond™ to name a few. For example, many people hunt elk with a. One was recovered from the offside shoulder. 28) WHITETAIL MADNESS 11. The legendary Trophy Bonded Bear Claw has proven itself from Alaska to Africa with a bonded jacket and core that retain more than 95 percent of the bullet's weight for deep penetration. They didn't have the Nosler Partitions I was looking for, but they did have 180 gr Speer Grand Slam and 180 gr Winchester Fail Safe bullets. The bullet hits the rifling, making it difficult to close the bolt. 244 Remington. Im currently loading: 150gr Speer Grand Slam, no kills yet. One of my friends only has a. and 120-grain. Top #326480. Speer Grand Slam A dual-core bullet, the Grand Slam has a hard lead heel (five percent antimony) held by an internal jacket lip. 458-caliber, 500-grain bullet that was 0. Bullets worked great. Get 3100fps and your damn near unbeatable are reasonable ranges. The 165 Speers are great bullets for elk in. I have considered the 160 grain Accubond in my 7mag, but I don't know if I will get around to trying them. There is nothing fancy about it, but it's a dandy deer bullet. Me thinks he got luckya 110gr bullet at. I normally use Sierras myself, but a hunting partner of mine swears by 180 gr Speer Grand Slams for his 300 Win Mag. The Speer hot cores aren't any softer than the above bullets. Sierra’s 150-grain Spitzer Boat Tail is a good all-around bullet, and the Hawkeye really took to it, regularly punching … Rifle; Hunting; Grand Slam; … Speer® Bullets developed Grand Slam® to provide better integrity and retained weight. Would barnes tsx in 115 grain be acceptable for elk or would the 100 grainers be the way to go 200 to 300 yds in open country? Thanks for your input. Bullet companies produced projectiles with thick jackets; the amount of exposed lead at the bullet's nose was increased and decreased. Bakercity. With a tapered, precision-drawn jacket and a long nose, the Grand Slam® bullet is engineered to blow through the thick hides, heavy bones and tough bodies of the world’s biggest game—without sacrificing accuracy. 27) WHITETAIL MADNESS 10. The nose core is softer, for quick upset. Most suitable bullets for the 7mm-08 are in the 130-150 grain range. Your 30-06 is fine for elk. Speer Grand Slam he's been using for years. , Speer, Hornaday, and others. com is your new home for coated bullets and custom ammo. 99 in 300Wmgs in 3 bullet weights and I have a Store Opening discount coupon with a couple days still on it that is burning a hole in my pocket. I have some speer 7mm 175 gn grand slam bullets. Speer: Hot-Cor, Grand Slam; Swift: Scirocco; Winchester: AccuBond CT, Power Core, PowerMax Bonded and Power Point; Bullets for Large Game (Class 3) Class 3 game includes such species as wild boar, red stag, elk, moose, kudu, eland, oryx and other large game weighing in excess of 300 pounds live weight. Spitzer Flat-base or Boat-tail (Speer), 57. There is nothing fancy about it, but it's a dandy deer bullet. Went to the local gun shop today in search of a good stout 180 gr bullet to load in 30/06 for elk. 1; 2 → SPEER RELOADING MANUAL #14 £ 43. The elk may die later, but by that time it will probably be far away. 99 Speer Speer. 284″) 160gr Grand Slam – 50/bx Legendary Grand Slam rifle bullets are among the most respected, highperformance, big-game hunting bullets in the world. One of my friends only has a. S and Canadian hunters may wish to compare the Red deer to Mule deer, Caribou and lighter weight Elk. Engineered to maintain weight and integrity on impact, the internally fluted jacket ensures symmetrical expansion, and delivers tremendous knockdown power. Since I tend to buy my reloading components in batches, last time I really stocked up on my cache of these two Speer products about 6 years ago. Speer Grand Slam Bullets? A new store in the DFW area, Sportsman's Warehouse is stocking loaded Federal Ammo in Speer Grand Slams @ $14. Grand Slam #2090. Speer® Bullets developed GRand Slam® to provide better inteGRity and retained weight. No offense at all Saddle Sore. Using bullets from Speer spitzer boat-tail, Barnes X-Bullet XLC, Speer Grand Slam, Nosler Partition, Sierra spitzer boat-tail, Hornady Spire Point boat-tail. Sierra GameKing and Speer Grand Slam bullets were about the only fairly-pointed 250-gr. These I mostly used on elk with the exception of the 150. The 180, 190 and 200 grain bullets rule this roost!!! COL = 3. ) Center; 165gr. DEER HUNTING DVD'S LISTED BELOW;. For deep penetration a flat based bullet will fly level and hit straight on to form a uniform mushroom then penetrate straight on. He uses the same load, same bullet, same rifle whether we are hunting antelope, deer, elk, or moose. Bullets worked great. 257) 87gr TNT BULLET VALUE-PACK 750/bx. 600 Nitro calibers. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. Speer Boat Tail Rifle Bullets. I've used them for elk several. PERFORMANCE-ENHANCED RIFLE BULLET FOR BIG GAME. 374" 50/Box Details 375 Grand Slam SP-Soft Point Diameter:. Ahead of the shank, we carefully profile the jacket to the tip. 277" 150 gr SBTSP 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. For a while the Grand Slam was challenged within the Speer line by marketing Federal's Trophy Bonded Bear Claw bullets under the Speer name to reloaders. Although popular among target shooters and plinkers, these bullets are also great for hunters…. Elk, Moose and Black Bear Time!!! Heavier loads for heavier game. 99 in 300Wmgs in 3 bullet weights and I have a Store Opening discount coupon with a couple days still on it that is burning a hole in my pocket. speer grand slam performance 06-11-2012, 18:57. For the past 30 yrs. Speer Rifle Bullets 7mm (. They ar NOT a bonded core bullet!! Mine totally disintegrated on an elk on a 175 yard shot. RECOMMENDED WTS. Speer Grand Slam A dual-core bullet, the Grand Slam has a hard lead heel (five percent antimony) held by an internal jacket lip. Performance was all I expected and that's what you're going to get with a 250 grain cup/core bullet in the 338/06--a very dead bear or moose. of IMR4350, Winchester W-W Super Brass, Federal 210 LR Primer. 284, 150, 180 and 200 grain. Swift A-Frame. Less than 5 in stock Item #: SP4722 $0. I know from doing penetration tests in my centerfire 300 win mag that a 30 cal 165 grain Barnes X penetrated farther than a Speer Grand Slam 30 cal 180 grain and a 30 cal 200 gr Sierra Game King into the same material. 25 caliber, which always featured a one-piece core, original Grand Slam bullets had a two-piece core with the rear being harder than the front. I had core/jacket separation on previous tests with this bullet, but core and jacket are. 366" 270 gr SEMSPT-SP 50/ct, Speer Boat Tail Rifle Bullets. I had noticed within the last year or so there was a very short supply of first the Grand Slams. On medium game like deer Ballistic Tips or Hornady SST's are devastating, but I don't know if any of those would be my first choice on a bigger animal like elk, moose or brown bear. 257dia 25Cal 120gr Grand Slam SP 100 CT Bullet (1415) C$41. 374" 50/Box Details 375 Grand Slam SP-Soft Point Diameter:. Anybody use the speer grandslams on deer and care to provide feedback on performance? grand slam on deers Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by noway, Jun 8, 2006. It’s an amazing round. If I went with the 165's, the bullet length (and OAL) would not be a problem. Devastating terminal performance across a wide velocity range. 1; 2 → SPEER RELOADING MANUAL #14 £ 43. There may be a more accurate bullet, but it's popular because it works. Since I tend to buy my reloading components in batches, last time I really stocked up on my cache of these two Speer products about 6 years ago. These bullets are available in a wide range of calibers, as well as diameters and grains. With a tapered, precision-drawn jacket and a long nose, the Grand Slam® bullet is engineered to blow through the thick hides, heavy bones and tough bodies of the world’s biggest game—without sacrificing accuracy. 270 at about 3000 fps for the same type of game. I am currently looking at the Speer Mag tip or Grand Slam. agrotom wrote:Use a 180 grain bullet, not the cheap stuff use a Nosler partition, Speer grand slam, etc. com is your new home for coated bullets and custom ammo. Discussion Starter • #1 • Aug 24, 2004. Find speer reloading for sale online, in-stock and ready-to-ship. Get 3100fps and your damn near unbeatable are reasonable ranges. I have some speer 7mm 175 gn grand slam bullets. Left: 145gr 7mm Speer Grand Slam (7mm Rem Mag) recovered just under the skin from the back of the ham on a coues deer. I have used Grand Slam bullets to shoot a dozen or so elk and a couple of moose, a big mountain caribou and a couple deer with my. I had noticed within the last year or so there was a very short supply of first the Grand Slams. 28) WHITETAIL MADNESS 11. These bullets deliver the accuracy, consistency and down-range punch required for clean kills in all situations. when I bought them, I am sure they had 2 cores, a rear hard one and a front softer one. 99 Speer Speer. The grand slam bullet is expensive for the technology. Swift A-Frame. 338 Grand Slam. With the exception of those in. this seemed like a good concept for many hunting situations. Though most standard soft points are ideal for deer, I now load the tougher constructed Grand Slam for whitetail and mule deer too, just because I've found it to be a great all-around bullet. 308 Nosler BT (300 Win mag) recovered form the stomach cavity of a Texas feral hog (Bullet entered front shoulder). Although popular among target shooters and plinkers, these bullets are also great for hunters…. Since first being introduced in the 1970's the Grand Slam bullet has gained a reputation for providing hunters superior performance, exceptional accuracy and real knockdown power. 270win 130gr bullet and h4831 go together like ice cream and apple pie. The Speer bullets used are the 160 grain Speer. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. The 165 Speers are great bullets for elk in. Speer Grand Slam 7RJS 7mm Rem. But, I would go with the 180gr. In my 338x284 it will be 225 grain bullets. I have used Grand Slam bullets to shoot a dozen or so elk and a couple of moose, a big mountain caribou and a couple deer with my. I've shot a lot of Hot-Cors over the years, most of them through my old. Engineered to maintain weight and integrity on impact, the internally fluted jacket ensures symmetrical expansion, and delivers tremendous knockdown power. Bullet went all the way through the face bones and pulverized the top 6 inches of his cervical spine. I'm no elk hunting guru, but I have used 160gr Grand Slams (7RM, 2950 fps) to take 2 bulls both at about 200yds. With the exception of those in. Absolutely the best sounding, easiest-to-use elk call on the market. 277, but never used the. I have yet to have a very accurate load with balistic tips. Speer’s Grand Slam comes in a 250 grain package that’d do the job. He uses the same load, same bullet, same rifle whether we are hunting antelope, deer, elk, or moose. The bullet hits the rifling, making it difficult to close the bolt. I wouldn't push that bullet to fast in your 7 Mag. He dropped without so much as a twitch, and I became a life-long. Retained ~60% weight. Sierra GameKing and Speer Grand Slam bullets were about the only fairly-pointed 250-gr. and 120-grain. And it’s tuneable—simply dial in the pitch you want by adjusting the tone slots. These bullets are available in a wide range of calibers, as well as diameters and grains. com Phone: 281-894-RING (7464). The extended jacket protects the lead. No offense at all Saddle Sore. when I bought them, I am sure they had 2 cores, a rear hard one and a front softer one. Speer is happy to announce it will offer new calibers of Grand Slam hunting rifle bullets for reloaders. DEER HUNTING DVD'S LISTED BELOW;. , and a cannelure locked the rear core in. If I went with the 165's, the bullet length (and OAL) would not be a problem. this seemed like a good concept for many hunting situations. But the next major innovation came from a removal of one component. 300 Win Mag I've shot elk with Bear Claws (1) Partitions (?several) Accubond (1) Hornady Interbond (1) Barnes (3 or 4) Speer Grand Slam (2?3) All have performed admirably. Speer Rifle Bullets 7mm (. , and a cannelure locked the rear core in. The Speer African Grand Slam Solid (AGSS) was designed with a flat tip because aeroballistics modeling predicted such a tip configuration would be much more stable upon encountering a change in. Thank you Roy WBY. FWIW Nosler made the jackets considerably thicker on the newer BT's. I shoot the X bullets in 180 gr. 284, 150, 180 and 200 grain. Me thinks he got luckya 110gr bullet at. For overall toughness and deep penetration, the Speer Grand Slam is right in there with the Nosier Partition. He dropped without so much as a twitch, and I became a life-long. RECOMMENDED WTS. For example, many people hunt elk with a. 270 for about 33 years now. 277" 150 gr SBTSP 100/ct, Speer Deep Curl Handgun Hunting Bullets. Speer Grand Slam A dual-core bullet, the Grand Slam has a hard lead heel (five percent antimony) held by an internal jacket lip. —especially if there’s an opportunity for black bear or elk, or if you’re a one-gun hunter. 354 Box Count: 50 Hot-Cor Construction Grand Slam Premium Hunting Bullets Are Made For The Demanding Hunter. The Speer Grand Slam used lead cores of differing hardness in order to hold things together. Forum to discuss specific games - ALL threads MUST be associated with a game. 150 Hornady SST, 3 deer, too explosive under 100 yards with jacket separation. 284 and 130 grain. I’ve also loaded the Grand Slam for a number of clients wishing to use the. The Speer bullets used are the 160 grain Speer. A hair behind was the flatbased Sierra Spitzer, a perennial performer. Featuring dual, lead-alloy cores separated by a cross member (or “partition. Less than 5 in stock Item #: SP1459 $0. 1 choice of law enforcement agencies nationwide—from the NYPD to California Highway Patrol and everywhere in between. Bullets like the Swift A-Frame and Scirocco II, the Speer Grand Slam, the Hornady GMX and the Barnes TSX will greatly improve the performance of the. Speer Grand Slam 7RJS 7mm Rem. (ATK owns both Speer and Federal. The large case capacity of the. The velocity and sd are what kill with the 270. The Grand Slam looked good in conventional rifle speeds. Speer Grand Slam Bullets were developed to give hunters a tough, dependable bullet that would provide better integrity and retained weight retention over similar bullets. 30-30 if I had to go right now it shoots pretty good with Speer Hot Core 170's on to of Leverevolution powder. this seemed like a good concept for many hunting situations. scents; a0019: warmer body & hand super: 115: hh1: heatmax: a0024: sling rifle muddy girl ultralite: 1: 8286: allen: a0028. Unequaled accuracy and terminal performance for long range shots. 284″) 160gr Grand Slam – 50/bx Legendary Grand Slam rifle bullets are among the most respected, highperformance, big-game hunting bullets in the world. A bonded bullet is what I prefer. 1875 inch shorter than an equivalent conventional steel/lead FMJ and a full 0. Those 110gr bullets are made for the. In my 338x284 it will be 225 grain bullets. 308" 165 gr SBTSP 100/ct …70 years in the business, Speer Rifle Bullets are a prime example of the high-quality shooting components offered. Near the tip, we add internal flutes to insure expansion over a wide range of launch velocities. Speer Rifle Bullets 7mm (. Things rocked along well for decades, with great bullets available from a host of sources: Barnes X, Federal Trophy Bonded, Nosler Partition, Speer Grand Slam, Swift Scirocco, Winchester Super X, and Remington CoreLokt. !!!!! Then go to the range and practice with the load you are going to use. Bullets that are still made and available are as follow Woodleigh 150 gr PP ( Protected Point) Swift 150 gr A-Frame Speer 150 gr Grand Slam Nosler 150 gr & 160 gr Partition Barnes 130 - 140 & 150 TSX. I handloaded those bullets in the chance a long. I have hunted with a rem. 375 Speer 285 gr. The extended jacket protects the lead. 243 factory load. 270win 130gr bullet and h4831 go together like ice cream and apple pie. 323 inch diameter bullets. Anybody use the speer grandslams on deer and care to provide feedback on performance? grand slam on deers Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by noway, Jun 8, 2006. Again, bullet placement is the key.