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David Tubb Final Finish Bullets

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Unread 09-05-2007, 01:08 PM
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David Tubb Final Finish Bullets

Has anyone ever fire-lapped their barrel with these bullets and lost up to 200 fps. velocity. Why would that happen?:confused:
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    RDG, no I haven't used the product.

    What caused the 200fps drop was the removal of barrel steel. The bullet is having an easier ride down the barrel thus chamber pressure is reduced. You might get the speed back at the cost of greater powder consumption.
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    Unread 09-05-2007, 01:32 PM
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    Cowboy,
    I know but, they claim increased velocity.......
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    Unread 09-05-2007, 01:34 PM
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    Cowboy,
    I know but, they advertise higher velocity......
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    Sorry! for the double posts!
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    I used FF in a .308 Win that fouled very badly but shot quite well (1/2 in). I haven't chronoed my loads, but with a book max load of Varget and a 178 A-Max, my primers (CCI) look just like they do when loaded with a starting load. I strongly suspect my pressure and velocity are low due to less friction in the bore. As such, I suspect book max can be exceeded without increased pressure. However, I would never advocate exceeding book max.
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    Unread 09-05-2007, 01:53 PM
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    Cowboy,
    The rifle is a Remington 700 in 7mm Rem. Mag. ....I had to go
    up 4 grs. of powder to get my old velocity back......

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