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Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 06 21, 2022 •  [Post 1]

Have any of you cats put some of these downrange? Specifically their 300 WSM 180G rounds. Grabbed a box, overall reviews look solid but always interested in actual hunter thoughts. Thanks. RJ

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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Tigger » 06 22, 2022 •  [Post 2]

Nope, I use Barnes TTSX 180 grain in my 300 WSM. It just kills stuff.
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 06 23, 2022 •  [Post 3]

So, that’s a no for Tigger ;)
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Lefty » 06 24, 2022 •  [Post 4]

Tigger wrote:Nope, I use Barnes TTSX 180 grain in my 300 WSM. It just kills stuff.
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Swede » 06 24, 2022 •  [Post 5]

At least it does not take Tigger long to tell us he is ignorant. Lefty needs to write even less. It is nice of you clowns to wax eloquent on the obvious. :D
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Tigger » 06 27, 2022 •  [Post 6]

I gave my actual hunter thoughts. He never said they had to be coherent!
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby 7mmfan » 06 27, 2022 •  [Post 7]

Do we have any idea what the bullet actually is? Does Norma make their own bullets? The only blue tip bullets I know are Barnes, but that doesn't appear to be the case here. I'm of the opinion though that any 180 gr lump of copper and lead moving 3000 fps is going to kill whatever it hits.

I am a Barnes fan as well though, like Tigger. The 145 LRX in my 7mm Rem Mag is absolutely devastating.
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Swede » 06 27, 2022 •  [Post 8]

In some disturbed way you clowns are starting to make sense. When I find you characters interesting, is that a sign I am losing it?
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby 7mmfan » 06 27, 2022 •  [Post 9]

Swede wrote:In some disturbed way you clowns are starting to make sense. When I find you characters interesting, is that a sign I am losing it?


Absolutely. But we won't judge you. Tigger might, but the rest of us won't.
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Tigger » 06 28, 2022 •  [Post 10]

No judging here! We already know you lost it long ago, so no need to pile on. :o

RJ, I echo 7's question. What is the bullet and how is it constructed?
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Swede » 06 28, 2022 •  [Post 11]

https://www.gunsandammo.com/editorial/n ... let/364340

As I suspected, these characters have been just babbling along. Now they are trying to answer RJ's question with a question. There are web sites with professional opinions and test on the ammo. The above site is an example.
RJ, if you want to know something, look it up.
Normally, when I read goofy stuff from out of the peanut gallery, I see Lefty's handle attached. For now, he is preoccupied with starting his own nonsense. :roll:
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 06 28, 2022 •  [Post 12]

This is what I get for trying to spark some elk ammo chat. :? Just checking to see if any of you huckleberries had tried this round. Swede, I did read that review which is one of the reasons I grabbed a box. 300 WSM ammo is hard to find, especially the Barnes round that you guys mentioned. Gonna be using one of my buddies big boom sticks this year for elk in the cowboy state, figured I should at least buy the ammo :D
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Swede » 06 28, 2022 •  [Post 13]

WapitiTalk1 wrote:Gonna be using one of my buddies big boom sticks this year for elk in the cowboy state, figured I should at least buy the ammo


That is big of you. I am glad you did not wait to get useful information from two of my favorite "huckleberries."
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby 7mmfan » 06 29, 2022 •  [Post 14]

Swede is just stirring the pot and trying to make huckleberry jam out of this thread and our questions.

I really don't know anything about Norma ammo or the bullets they use, but it seems that the reviews are decent and you have a box now so we'll find out when that bullet smacks the soft spot behind the shoulder. Knowing how you hunt, you will likely kill him in bow range. Hopefully you are able to connect during archery season and it's a moot point.
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Swede » 06 29, 2022 •  [Post 15]

7mmfan wrote:Swede is just stirring the pot and trying to make huckleberry jam out of this thread and our questions.


Perfect assessment. I saw an opportunity to stir up something and you and Tigger are good sports. I am pleased to have you two around here. Hopefully it keeps the site interesting.
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby Tigger » 06 29, 2022 •  [Post 16]

Swede wrote:
7mmfan wrote:Swede is just stirring the pot and trying to make huckleberry jam out of this thread and our questions.


Perfect assessment. I saw an opportunity to stir up something and you and Tigger are good sports. I am pleased to have you two around here. Hopefully it keeps the site interesting.


Why am I looking over my shoulder as I read this.....something is up 7mm....keep one hand on your wallet and both eyes looking out for Swede. :P
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Re: Norma Bond Strike Ammo

Postby 7mmfan » 06 29, 2022 •  [Post 17]

Tigger wrote:
Swede wrote:
7mmfan wrote:Swede is just stirring the pot and trying to make huckleberry jam out of this thread and our questions.


Perfect assessment. I saw an opportunity to stir up something and you and Tigger are good sports. I am pleased to have you two around here. Hopefully it keeps the site interesting.


Why am I looking over my shoulder as I read this.....something is up 7mm....keep one hand on your wallet and both eyes looking out for Swede. :P


From my office window I have a clear view down the street. It would be tough for him to sneak up on me here. I've got the bb gun handy to fend of starlings though, it might slow down Swede should he make a move.
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