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35 whelen ammo choice?

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Was wondering if anyone is shooting a cva hunter in .35 whelen and if so what ammo shoots the best out of it for you? Thanks
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Best two I've found are the Barnes 180 gr. and the federal fusion 200 gr. I really like the Barnes excellent accuracy pass 100 yds. and hits like a truck!
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I'll second the Barnes 180's and Federal Fusion 200's. I've never had any luck with the Hornady Superformance bullets, I think it's too much for the CVA to handle.
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Thanks for the response, I currently have the hornady 200g and I not overly impressed with the accuracy I’m going to try the Barnes 180g hopefully can get better groupings
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Hornady is trash!!
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My CVA & my TC both shoot the 180 Barnes very well.

I have several rifles that shoot Hornadys well and have killed a lot of Dangerous game in Africa with Hornady ammo, but my primitive season Whelens just shoot the Barnes the best.
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Have 35 whelen cva shot the super performance and the casing cracked once and the other times towards the bottom of the casing had a line all the way around no one could really explain it went to federal
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This is what the Hornady did in my CVA 35 Whelen.
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That’s crazy, I didn’t have those kind of probs with the hornady they just were not very consistent with accuracy. I ended up getting the 180g Barnes and there awesome very satisfied with the accuracy!
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