Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

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Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by beeser on 11/19/2014, 9:00 am

I just finished using a box of Hi-Tek coated bullets.  Can't comment on their accuracy because of my limited shooting skills but here are my impressions.  Seems these are becoming more and more popular.  What are the latest thoughts from the BE crowd?

Pros
Cleaner handling - big plus for me
Less smoke - not a big deal shooting outdoors
No lead transfer - not a problem I experienced with standard LSWC bullets either

Cons
Cost is more than standard bullets - about 1.5 cents per round for my purchase
Slight smell of burning plastic with fire rounds - for me this is the biggest negative
Residue on barrel seems harder to clean

I originally thought there would be some fouling inside the barrel from the coating but that didn't happen.

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Re: Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by DavidR on 11/19/2014, 9:57 am

We plan on testing some soon in ransom tests, will post the results.
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Re: Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by bmac on 11/19/2014, 11:17 am

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toxicity of TGIC ???

Post by 243winxb on 11/19/2014, 12:09 pm

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Re: Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by Rob Kovach on 11/19/2014, 3:10 pm

I don't want to have a discussion develop about the toxicity of these new bullet coatings on this thread.  It's ok for us to have a discussion of this topic, but create a new thread to do so.
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Re: Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by beeser on 11/23/2014, 12:01 pm

DavidR wrote:We plan on testing some soon in ransom tests, will post the results.
Look forward to your tests.

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Re: Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by beeser on 12/7/2014, 9:24 am

Any updates DavidR on the Hi-Tek coated bullets tests?

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Re: Hi-Tek Bullet Redux

Post by DavidR on 12/8/2014, 9:47 am

not sure if my friends have followed up and tested yet,
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