Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics


Hornady 53. gr v-max, anybody tried?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 03-21-2011, 01:43 PM
ntg ntg is offline
Gold Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Blackfoot, ID
Posts: 541
Re: Hornady 53. gr v-max, anybody tried?

New to this site here, and I'm been researching the new 53gr. Vmax. I've got a 22.250 that I'd like to put this bullet in and was hoping someone has tried it already. I'm interested as the 52gr amax is what i've shot, but as I understand it they won't be making it in the near future, but I still am hoping to verify that. Any input would be appreciated.
Reply With Quote
  •   #58  
    Unread 03-21-2011, 02:16 PM
    Platinum Member
    Join Date: May 2008
    Location: South of Canada and North of Wyoming
    Posts: 6,068
    Re: Hornady 53. gr v-max, anybody tried?

    Originally Posted by Thomas B. View Post
    I contacted their tech support about the 53 gr. and asked if they would stabilize in a 1 in 14 twist and they response was quote: Yes, this will easily stabilize in a 1-14".

    Just wanted to share that if anyone had concerns like I did.
    This is not what I heard from a Hornady tech guy last week. He said they would do best in a 12" twist, but... if you got the velocity up to 3700 or better it should do fine in a 14" twist.

    Reply With Quote

    Unread 08-17-2013, 09:36 AM
    Junior Member
    Join Date: Aug 2013
    Posts: 1
    Re: Hornady 53. gr v-max, anybody tried?

    I'm shooting them out of my weatherby with maddco barrel 1 in 10 twist and find that it loves them ,24 grains of ADI 8208 half inch groups no problem.
    Reply With Quote


    Thread Tools
    Display Modes

    Similar Threads for: Hornady 53. gr v-max, anybody tried?
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Hornady A-Max Firecat Long Range Hunting & Shooting 61 11-29-2011 04:41 AM
    Hornady 6.5 SST... MTGunner Reloading 7 06-13-2011 04:11 PM
    Hornady #5 gamehauler Reloading Equipment and Components 0 03-29-2008 06:22 PM
    WTT Hornady 140 gr. SST (.264) winmagman Guns For Sale 0 10-25-2004 06:35 PM
    30 cal Hornady SST samson The Basics, Starting Out 19 04-22-2003 12:07 PM

    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:45 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC