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Old 12-20-2011, 11:03 PM
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Re: is more speed worth the powder?

hahahhaha yeah i totally would get a heavier bullet but i have a stinking 1 in 10 twist and it really doesn't like anything 95gr or higher. thanks for the responses like i said i am new to this so still trying to figure out all the little things.
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Old 12-21-2011, 12:35 AM
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Re: is more speed worth the powder?

Hornady shows the BC of your bullet as .376. Berger's 87 gr. VLD is .412 and a 10 twist is suggested. If this bullet shoots well in your gun, it should give you the best ballistics you can get with this barrel.
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Old 12-21-2011, 04:19 AM
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Re: is more speed worth the powder?

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Hornady shows the BC of your bullet as .376. Berger's 87 gr. VLD is .412 and a 10 twist is suggested. If this bullet shoots well in your gun, it should give you the best ballistics you can get with this barrel.
The 85gr interbond is .395.

87gr Vmax .400.

90gr Swift Scirocco II .419

Lots of good choices in his weight range.
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Old 12-21-2011, 07:12 AM
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What you need to do is go down to Home Depot and get an axe handle and let your wife hit you upside the head with it about five times a day until you realize that you need a heavier bullet with a higher BC

Yes. Further discussion is unwarranted.
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Old 12-21-2011, 11:18 AM
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Re: is more speed worth the powder?

You can lead the mule to the creek and tell it to drink, but it may decide not to. If it won't drink then it will get thirsty in the afternoon while plowing but that is just tough.



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Old 12-21-2011, 12:40 PM
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Re: is more speed worth the powder?

Come on Sniper, get with the program!
Just kidding

+1 on all the above.
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Old 12-22-2011, 12:33 AM
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Come on Sniper, get with the program!
Just kidding

+1 on all the above.
hahhahahahaha wow glad there are a bunch of guys that like to laugh here. Yeah i am trying to get with it haha still working on that 500yds coyote kill hopefully will happen over Christmas break.
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