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#205161 - 01/19/20 01:59 AM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: Franchise]
Zee
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Does look like yet another reiteration of the Black Talon. Like they did with the SXT line (Same Exact Thing). 😁

Why mess with a good thing.

Can?t be as deadly, though. It ain?t black. 😎
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#205162 - 01/19/20 08:20 AM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: Zee]
KRal
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 Originally Posted By: Zee
Does look like yet another reiteration of the Black Talon. Like they did with the SXT line (Same Exact Thing). 😁

Why mess with a good thing.

Can?t be as deadly, though. It ain?t black. 😎


Yeah and the black talon was a cop killer, the platinum tip is not.
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#205171 - 01/19/20 01:43 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: KRal]
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Yeah and the black talon was a cop killer, the platinum tip is not. [/quote]

LOL! Black Talon got my pistol and Hog Chasing started back in early 90's When out with a bunch of guys in swap buggies in Southern Fl. and we got down and started following the dogs. Running and Gunning! Cornered a hog and the guy was worried that it would charge us. .45 to the forehead said different! Been hooked ever since!

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#205174 - 01/19/20 05:11 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: KRal]
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[quote=KRal][quote=Zee]Does look like yet another reiteration of the Black Talon. Like they did with the SXT line (Same Exact Thing). 😁


Yeah and the black talon was a cop killer, the platinum tip is not.

[u][/http://looserounds.com/2019/10/13/winchester-black-talons-the-handgun-ammo-that-was-just-too-good-to-survive-the-pants-wetters/[u]


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#205178 - 01/19/20 09:51 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: Franchise]
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Looks great, I agree Kim it would be nice as a reloading component.

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#205187 - 01/20/20 07:53 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: KRal]
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I used the Winchester Platinum Tip factory load to shoot this groundhog at 92 yards.


The Platinum Tip was quite accurate in that revolver, and if I recall, it crossed the chronograph at nearly 1400 fps from the Stalker's 8 inch barrel. I thought it wood make a fantastic deer load, but never found out.

I have however, had superb results from Winchester's discontinued 250 grain Partition loading. The Winchester Supreme loads are high quality for sure.

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#205188 - 01/20/20 09:01 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: cmnash]
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That?s a good looking revolver, Matt.
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#205192 - 01/20/20 10:45 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: KRal]
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Them's some shiny boolits.
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#205195 - 01/21/20 08:29 AM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: Chance Weldon]
jcp161
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That's impressive performance.

Will have to pick some up for next season.

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#205632 - 02/16/20 10:49 PM Re: Win Platinum Tip 44 Ammo [Re: Franchise]
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That's a good bit of field data KRal! Nice work thanks for the tip.
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