Originally Posted by jwp475
I have seen no fouling issues with the TSX or TTSX bullets and accuracy and terminal performance in my experience has been superb
After going back over my loading notes I did see an improvement ( less fouling ) in
all of my CUSTOM barrels and had heard that barnes had changed the alloy in the
tripple shock line due to complaints about fouling and even came out with there own
So I felt I should qualify my statement. All of my factory barreled rifles fouled badly
unless I used Barnes MRX ( molly ) bullets. It is not uncommon for factory barrels to
foul more than custom barrels but the barnes fouled much worse than other bullets.
As to the issue of performance on game under apples to apples conditions they were
inconsistant in expansion ratio and wound channel in the smaller calibre rifles ( 30 and
The debate about Ballistic coefficant will never be resolved because the factorys will
always use the hightest BCs possible to bolster ther product. and I still believe the best
way to find BCs is to fire a bullet across the coarse ( 100,200,300,400,500,600 and 1000
yards and measure drop and drift.
This takes time but if you are going to shoot long range it is worth it, And armed with
good numbers you can adapt to altitude, wind and elevation using your electronics.
Just my 2 cents
J E CUSTOM