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CEB 140grn G10 MTH & 6.5 WSM-

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CEB 140grn G10 MTH & 6.5 WSM-

After much fanfare & anticipation I regret to inform dedicated Cutting Edge fans that the G10 140grain MTH will in fact, not stabilize in an 8.4” barrel… dern it…

Yesterday’s ladder testing @ 400 yards shown keyholes for every round fired (8). 3200 fps with N570 was achievable for this incredibly long bullet ~1.511” but no dice otherwise. I'm confident an 8" twist would have done the trick....

I had/have a very well written review awaiting yesterday’s test results. I guess it’ll go into the inactive files. Any of you 160 Matrix shooter care to do some horse trading?

Sorry guys, I was fully confident that my Obermeyer would stabilize them at my altitude (4300ASL). On a positive note, the 130 MTH still continues to hammer @ ~3400fps .


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    I'd do some horse trading!
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    I'd do some horse trading!

    Great!! Let's get something put together. The G10 is a menacing lookin feller for sure.. I was disappointed when they didn't work out.


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    Re: CEB 140grn G10 MTH & 6.5 WSM-

    TJ, What was your temp and density altitude?
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    TJ, What was your temp and density altitude?

    Mark, temp was hovering between 60* & 65*. I don't remember what the Kestrel said the Baro was.


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    I have a feeling these bullets won't stabilize in an 8 twist in low temps and low DA.

    Time will tell
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    I have a feeling these bullets won't stabilize in an 8 twist in low temps and low DA.

    Time will tell

    That is possible, but I have no fool proof way of testing that. I was just over the ragged edge. IIRC my Baro Pressure reading was interestingly high which would have dropped the DA a good bit.


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