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Ballistic Coefficient 30cal.

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Unread 04-10-2005, 12:14 PM
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Ballistic Coefficient 30cal.

What do you look for in a bullets Ballistic Coeffiecient? For example a 150grain bullet has a 251 coefficient. That same 150 grain bullet of a different manufacturer has a 270 coefficient. Which is the better BC? Do you look for a lower number or higher number?
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Unread 04-10-2005, 12:37 PM
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Re: Ballistic Coefficient 30cal.

You can google this and get lots of BC advice and some hotly debated topics. The higher the BC the better. Use Vendor published BC's with a grain of salt. Search this archive to.

Chuck Hawks on The Ballistic Coefficient of Rifle Bullets
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