Why are the tip of my bullets being destroyed by recoil when in the magazine

Bullet tip deformation can be an issue in any light weight, heavy recoiling rifle. Not only will the tips deform from recoil, but, some damage also occurs while the round is fed into the chamber. At normal hunting distances, deformed bullet tips are not an issue that will cause a properly placed shot to miss. If you may be taking shots that exceed 400 yards, it would be best to use a bullet type with polymer tips. These bullets were designed to address the issue of bullet deformation in the magazine