Perforating Tendency of Centerfire Rifle Bullets

Full metal-jacketed rifle bullets almost invariably exit if the deceased is the primary target and is within a few hundred yards of the muzzle of the weapon. The 5.56 X 45 mm round is the only full metal-jacketed round that has a tendency to stay in the body. Most hunting bullets of medium and large caliber also exit the body. Varmint cartridges such as the .222 or .22-250 tend to stay in the body. With a cartridge such as the .243, it depends on bullet weight, the area of the body struck and the length of the wound path.

Hunting Mastery Selected Tips

Hunting Mastery Selected Tips

Deer hunting is an interesting thing that reminds you of those golden old ages of 19th centuries, where a handsome hunk well equipped with all hunting material rides on horse searching for his target animal either for the purpose of displaying his masculine powers or for enticing and wooing his lady love.

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