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Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

 
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:39 PM
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Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

I am having a GAP 27", MTU contour barrel, chambered in 30-378. Anyone have advice on the best bullet with the highest BC's for long range hunting/target shooting?
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Re: Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

I believe its the 230 grain berger target. Cutting Edge may have one with a higher bc but they are very expensive.
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:42 AM
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Re: Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

Great! Thanks for the advice.
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:57 AM
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Re: Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

The Berger 230 Hybred is way up there and easy to load.
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Re: Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

It looks like Midway has one of the 230 bergers as discontinued and another in stock.
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Re: Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

I am going to be trying the Berger 230 Hybrid and the CE 200 gr C22.

The C22 has a lower BC but you will get a lot higher muzzle velocity. Down range ballistics should be similar. I will go with the one with best overall accuracy and downrange results.

https://cuttingedgebullets.com/cgi-b...on&key=MTH_C22

A 9 twist barrel would be best for either of these.
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Re: Highest BC bullet for a 30-378??

The only thing with the cutting edge bullets is they don't fit in mags because of the extra length when reloading them. As for as accuracy I agree though. I guess if I was target shooting I could use the cutting edge bullets when I have time to single feed the bullet but with hunting it seems the Berger bullets are the best bet until something better comes on the market.
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