have u guys seen these yet? their advertised b.c. is unbelievable!
.264" 129gr spitzer: 0.561
.277: 150gr spitzer: 0.625
.284: 150gr spitzer: 0.611
.284: 168gr spitzer: 0.652
.284: 175gr spitzer: 0.672
.308: 190gr spitzer: 0.640
.308: 210gr spitzer: 0.730! (still gettin over that one and the .277")
the most suprising thing is their 6.5' s arent as impressive as the rest. compared to their "regular" accubonds, these are pretty advanced! any thoughts?
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I kept bugging nosler about them, what tolerances their held to, how they calc the BC. I think I emailed them 4 time before I got a response. Their holding them to the same tolerances as everything else which means buying a bunch and then a lot of sorting, their bc is derived from a formula so it's likely very optimistic. I think I'm going to stay with Berger and Matrix for long range, and partitions in the 270 for intermediate and short range.
Keep in mind the animals we shoot for food and display are not bullet proof. Contrary to popular belief, they bleed and die just like they did a hundred years ago. Being competent with a given rifle is far more important than impressive ballistics and poor shootability. High velocity misses never put a steak in the freezer.
With no one beating the terminal performance of the Accubond by much if any at all I'm very definitely going to give a few of these a ride in the 7mm STW, 300wm and 300 Rum.
If the BC's hold up anywhere close to true and the terminal performance remains equal to the regular Accubond this is going to be a real game changer in the future of long range hunting and shooting and will no doubt spur some of the other premium bullet makers to push their games farther and faster than they have in the past.
It's a win/win for all of us no matter how this particular bullet performs.
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I believe the listed BC's are static. I believe the real world #'s will be lower, maybe a little, maybe a lot. I would put my money towards the latter. But who knows, I sure would like to be wrong.
I'm looking forward to the inevitable upcoming assessments from the guys here.
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