How Fast Does An 80 Grain 243 Winchester Bullet Travel

What is the fastest 243 round?

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What is the best grain bullet for 243?

243 using 80 grain bullets. This high velocity 80 grain load is great . 243 ammo for deer, feral hog, black bear, and pronghorn hunting. Some hunters use this ammunition on bigger game like elk, but I think there are much better ammunition choices if you want to use your .

How far is a 243 rifle accurate?

With 115gr DTAC bullets, a . 243 rivals a 6.5-284 ballistically out to 1000 yards. Shooting 80-100 grain hunting bullets, a . 243 will anchor a buck with authority.

What distance should I zero my 243?

In such cases, a 100-yard zero is perfect. Trajectory curve of bullets from most bottleneck cartridges in the . 243 Win. to . 30/06 class won’t rise or fall more than 1.5 inches at any distance to 150 yards or so.

How far is a 243 good for deer hunting?

243, but my kids do. They shoot the 87 grain v-max, and have killed Texas Whitetail deer at/under 200 yards with ease. I would not hesitate to shoot longer with it, but I won’t let the kids shoot any longer. Might be good to have a “hunting” load set aside with those V-max or A-max bullets…..

What is the heaviest grain 243 bullet?

243 Winchester would be a frequently chosen candidate. With available bullet weights from 55-grain “varminters,” to 100-grain medium game killers, plus ultra-long (heavy for the caliber) target bullets in the 105-115 grain range, the .

What is the best 243 grain for deer?

243 for deer hunting, the consensus among amateur and professional alike is the 100-grain bullet. A 100-grain bullet, fired from a . 243 with the proper amount of powder in the shell is effective to a quarter-mile in deer hunting. Many consider the .

Can I hunt elk with a 243?

243 is legal for elk in the jurisdiction where you plan to hunt; no sense wasting bandwidth if it’s not. Finally, we will assume that our elk hunter’s . 243 is loaded with the toughest 85- to 100-grain bullets on the market rather than the weakly constructed 6mm bullets designed for varmints and predators.

Will a .243 drop a deer?

243 is plenty enough caliber for whitetail deer. As several have stated the 243 is enough gun to humanaly harvest a deer.

What is the difference between a 243 and a 6.5 Creedmoor?

243 Winchester fires smaller diameter bullets at a significantly higher velocity than the 6.5 Creedmoor. The . 243 has a flatter trajectory and much less recoil, but the 6.5 Creedmoor retains more kinetic energy and drifts less in the wind than the . 243 Winchester at typical hunting ranges.