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Hollow point bullets are best for small game

January 10, 2009
By KENNETH COBB, For The Inter-Mountain

A hollow-point bullet is one that has a small hole in its front or tip end. The purpose is to flatten out or expand when entering a soft target to decrease penetration and destroy tissue. From my own experience at hunting small game, the .22 high-speed hollow point is a more reliable stopper than the 40-grain solid-point bullet.

 
 
 

 

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