6mm .243 Caliber (.243) 85 gr. HPBT

For rifles chambered in 6mm cartridges, the #1530 85 grain hollow point boat tail bullet has proven to be highly effective on medium game, such as deer and antelope, and it is outstanding in this application. It is one of the best all-around bullets for rifles chambered in 6mm Remington or 243 Winchester.  It is one of the most recommended bullets for varmints such as prairie dogs, groundhogs, coyotes, to medium game such as deer and antelope.  Shooters using any rifle in the entire range of 6mm cartridges will find this to be an excellent bullet. This bullet shoots like a MatchKing and expands like a hunting bullet.


In handguns, the 85 grain #1530 Hollow Point Boat Tail bullet is nearly ideal for all shooting applications. In cartridges from the 6mm BR up to the larger wildcats chambered in the Remington XP-100 and other strong single-shot handguns, this may be the best single bullet. When used with smaller-capacity cases at close range it would be suitable for varmints. This is a fairly "hard" bullet when fired from a handgun but a good choice for most applications and conditions.

Dia. (inches) Weight (grains) Sectional Density Ballistic Coefficients and Velocity Ranges
0.243 85 .206 .311 @ 1800 fps and above
.304 between 1500 and 1800 fps
.285 @ 1500 fps and below

Price: $29.88
Stock Code: 1530
100 bullets
Status: BackOrdered - Out of Stock
This product is currently out of stock, but available on backorder
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thomas o of rio rancho, New Mexico April 21, 2014
a great bullet if they can be found
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walt m of kellogg, Idaho April 12, 2014
At the range I shot 5 shots into .481" with 3 holes in the target. three went into .142" at 100 yd. using rem. 9.5 primers and 38.5 grains of h-380.
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Byron L of Wadena, Minnesota November 18, 2013
Once again this bullet (the 85 gr. Game King) gave excellent performance on Minnesota whitetails. Complete penetration with a good, but short blood trail. I have taken six deer using this bullet and highly recommend it.
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