Portuguese-Texan-Heart-Shot Bison weighed 1832 lbs on a truck scale after
bleeding out. The Bison was shot
from behind and the bullet exited out the throat, for a total of 8 feet (244cm) of penetration.
It was taken Christmas Eve 2005 at a farm in Nebo, Kentucky, mainly as a test of the GSC FN penetration.
Ron used his .510/460 Weatherby Improved Jenkins and Berry rifle, which is equal to a 500 A-square, loaded with
110gr of RL-15. The rifle has a 23" barrel with 1:10 twist.
He reached a speed of 2405 fps with the GS Custom .510 570gr FN bullet and reports:
"Weather was unseasonably warm and GSC performance was seasonably excellent as always".
GS Custom Bullets, situated in Port Elizabeth on the East Coast of South Africa, manufactures solid copper, turned, monolithic bullets for hunting and sport shooting. These bullets are used by hunters on several continents, hunting from the smallest of antelope to the largest of dangerous game, using the smooth HP bullet, as well as the more popular HV, FN and SP bullets with the patented drive band concept. GSC bullets are configured for the highest possible ballistic coefficients. SP bullets are mainly used for sport shooting. All GS Custom Bullets are moly coated.