300 Win Mag, 208gr A-Max, MV 2875fps, impact velocity 2466fps (340 yards)
After breaking the font leg, the cup seperated from the core. The cup did not enter the brisket and instead, came to rest against the brisket (found during skinning), the fragmented core continuing on.
Below, close up of recovered bullet cup
Massive internal wounding
178 grain Hornady A-Max
Next series of pictures are of a British Colombian coyote shot with a .308 caliber rifle using 178gr A-Max projectiles at 2566fps. Range was 520 yards, the coyote was sitting facing the shooter and never got up funnily enough.
Below shows exit wound.
Entry was on the point of the shoulder, note blood behind leg as result of bullet fragments exiting.
Damage to heart and lungs severe.
Exit wound just below spine. Bullet fragments found through out exit wound.
Below- .308 win 168 A-Max, MV 2700, impact 2450fps / 150 yards.
Blood shot and damage from fragments.
While removing the shoulder massive damage and cup of bullet found at point of knife. Most of the lead core was was found higher under the back strap.
Cup with bone and lead fragments.
Lungs damaged by fragments, both cup/core entered the front of the chest and raked up and out the rib cage under the shoulder.
208 grain Hornady A-Max
Shot straight on with deer quartering slightly and front higher than rear. Deer dropped on the spot with a very loud “thwack” head from the bullet strike.
Here is the 208 Amax on an eland at 650m, fired from a .300 Win Mag, MV approximately 2850fps. Entered broadside on a spinal shot but did not exit. It this instance the bullet displayed partial fragmentation combined with a perfect mushroom.