Re: Bucking the wind better BC or weight ?
Well, color me stupid! I thought that BC was a function of the shape of the bullet and it's effect on drag and how quickly the bullet slows down along it's axis of travel. The weight is a function of it's volumn and the density of the material it is made of.
Given two bullets with the exact same shape, one made of lead and one of copper, would they not have the same BC?
If fired at the same velocity, not pressure, would they not drift the same?
If loaded to the same pressure, would the copper bullet not travel faster because it accelerated quicker? Would this not lead to less drift?
If you made another two bullets, one out of lead and one out of copper, that had the same ogive and boat tail, and weighed the same, wouldn't the copper bullet be longer and have a heigher BC?
Dazed and confussed?!?
-edited for misssssspelling
[ 10-17-2004: Message edited by: RBrowning ]
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