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Have any of you used the SST - Are they a little tougher than most non bonded polymer tip bullets or are they nothing but a glorified ballistic tip?

Using a 308 150 grain sst on whitetails - could they withstand shoulder shots?
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innerbond if you like hornady, they are more like the accubond or sciroccoII's, im not sure but i think the sst is more like a ballistic tip.
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SST's are fine on whitetails, but they aren't bonded like their Interbond is, as Pyro mentioned.  For this reason, if I were using Hornady bullets, I would prefer the IB over the SST.  I do believe the SST is a little tougher than the Ballistic Tip, though.  The Interbond, Nosler Accubond, and Swift Scirocco II are all very similar bullets, with the Scirocco II being the toughest of those.
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I've worked up a load to try this hunting season.  I'll give my impressions after I lay one down with the 150's.
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Originally posted by hammer hammer wrote:


Have any of you used the SST - Are they a little tougher than most non bonded polymer tip bullets or are they nothing but a glorified ballistic tip?

Using a 308 150 grain sst on whitetails - could they withstand shoulder shots?
....................I have used the SST`s on hogs now for quite awhile. Devastating on big hogs w/ the 180 grainer...........You can also go to "reloadersnest.com" and look over the various bullet reviews and compare what others have said about the SST`s as well as compare other bullets...........The SST`s should do very well on the whitetails.
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Originally posted by Big Squeeze Big Squeeze wrote:

Originally posted by hammer hammer wrote:


Have any of you used the SST - Are they a little tougher than most non bonded polymer tip bullets or are they nothing but a glorified ballistic tip?

Using a 308 150 grain sst on whitetails - could they withstand shoulder shots?
....................I have used the SST`s on hogs now for quite awhile. Devastating on big hogs w/ the 180 grainer...........You can also go to "reloadersnest.com" and look over the various bullet reviews and compare what others have said about the SST`s as well as compare other bullets...........The SST`s should do very well on the whitetails.
...................Here`s something that you`ll find interesting!.....Go to,,,,,, "gunsandammo.com",,,,, then click on ,,,,,"ammunition",,,,,,scroll down and then click on page 4. Then find an article called "Shock Value"............I think you`ll find that article very informative regarding the SST`s!!!WinkWinkWink
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I use 150gr sst's in 30.06 for whitetails with good results, I also am in the assumption that the sst is stoughter than the nosler ballistic tip, but no proof to back that statement up.
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I used the SSTs in my 270 for a while.  Worked great till I hit the shoulder, then it was a big mess.  Too much.  I would recommend the Innerbonds from Hornady.
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