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I volunteer if no one else does. While i am doing the reduced velocity i can do a high velocity, someone could probably do it before me though, as we just got about 18" of snow today. might be a while before i can make it to the range.
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    Geez Riley! Can't you expand one on a LARGE snowman?.......Rich
    Sure if you come help me make it and dig for the bullets afterwards.
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    Geez Riley! Can't you expand one on a LARGE snowman?.......Rich

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    Re: 160gr Matrix

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    This could be a real shot in the dark.. but have any of you's tried them in 1:9 barrels?

    ...My 264win is only a 1:9 and handles the 140 Berger fine (which is also 1:8 recommended!!) Have shot so far as 840 at steel, but no issues to that distance with 'em* I can't say "they" are in-stable or tumbling

    Can someone comment on this by chance ?? With so-much longer bearing surface on that 160, maybe it would-be a stretch to shoot 'em through a 1:9 ??? I don't know.

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    I am surprised they are stabilizing in a 1:8

    Cool tests fellas, I might hafta order some for my WSM.
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    I am surprised they are stabilizing in a 1:8

    Cool tests fellas, I might hafta order some for my WSM.
    So far I have not observed any signs of instability. It may show up beyond 1450yds, which is as far as I've shot them.

    My main interest in the heavier than 140gr bullets is the sectional density, which at .328 puts it right up there with some of the larger caliber bullets (i.e. 210gr /.308)

    One thing that I really like is the stability in the wind. With the 155's last year and these 160's I find that in light to medium winds I tend to over estimate the amount of wind correction needed, It just doesn't take much until they get way out there.
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    Re: 160gr Matrix

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    I am surprised they are stabilizing in a 1:8

    Cool tests fellas, I might hafta order some for my WSM.

    I was thinking the same thing... crap more bullets to test in the WSM.


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    Man, I was thinking a thread about this needed to be started last week and here it is. Good job Cliff.

    I hope to have my 160 Matrix this week. I doubt it though. They said they would ship today. I am excited though. I like the pictures showind seating depth accuracy nodes. I am not all that surprised at the .090 off. My rifle went from .5ish inconsistent groups to .25 goig from .075 to .105. It was an accidental depth as I was actually looking .090. Ha ha they shouldn't let me out of the house.
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