Originally Posted by Long Time Long Ranger
I tried the new hornady 250 hpbt match with the high BC last fall when they first came out. I probably had some of the first ones I guess. The BC is as published or right at it. Problem is they are the worst shooting bullets I have ever tested and I have some very good rifles. I have always had great success with hornady bullets but these are bad. If you want to try some I will sell them cheap. The 225 interbond and sst are excellent hunting bullets, very accurate and shoot better than the published BC. I have the data but have not calculated the exact BC yet. I use two chrono's. One at a few feet and one at the target at different ranges. From the velocity at two known distances added with the other variables and you can get the exact BC. I don't know how others do it but this works well for me.
You mind sharing your data (or your calculated BC)?
I'm working up an Elk load for the fall - started with NABs and HIBs. My original plan was to use the NABs (isn't anything made by Nosler the best
, and the published BC is much higher), but the HIBs seem to shoot a little better in my gun, and I got a whole bunch of them on sale - which made the cost about 1/2 of the NABs. The final nail in the coffin is that I can't find .338 225gn NABs for sale (out of stock) anywhere - so I'm switching.
I will soon have some chrono data to share as well. I have some drop at 300yds info which I'll dig up and post.
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