50 cal SST muzzleloader bullets are deer hammers
Category: 50 Cal
Shooter: Robert Bennett
Posted: Nov 7, 2011
I was drawn for a special 5 day muzzleloader hunt in NorthWest Arkansas this year. Headed to the range with 6 different brands of bullets for my new CVA Apex rifle. The 250 grain Hornady SST shot clover leaf groups at 100 yards, using 110 grains of Blackhorn 209 powder. Now after taking my biggest buck to date (128 -5/8"), I know they effective. I was given a 15 yard shot, head on by this 5.5 year old buck and the SST preformed flawlessly. The bullet traveled over 30" cross-body and destroyed everything in it path. I was able to recover the bullet just under the hide, and it looked just like the perfect mushroom that you see in all the advisements. The big buck only ran 25 yards after being hit right through the heart. I have complete faith in SST and the guys in camp do too. Thanks Hornady for helping me being successful in shooting this public land big boy.