Sir, I think you are missing the point of what is being released. Both the 25 cal and the 27 cal have been utterly Ham Strung since inception by the constraints of the 1:10 twist barrels. They simply will not stabilize the long, heavy for caliber bullets that long range shooters need.
EOL and Berger have decided to take a chance and release these Really Nice bullets. We can only hope there are enough Custom Rifle Owners out there who will Jump at these new bullets. The thing is, Custom Rifles can Easily be tailored to suit the 170gr. .277 bullet. Simply spec out an 8 twist barrel and you are GTG.
Kind of the Chicken and Egg scenario really. I for one am thinking very seriously about building a .277 Ruger Wildcat just for these EOL bullets. In fact I have pretty much fully decided that is exactly what I will do. Thus, I will certainly do my part to help bullet sales of these heavy for caliber bullets.
Now Bob Beck says a .257 will be next.... Damn You Bob!
Haha. Ok so next year I build a .25 of some kind...hmmmmm....time to start plotting and planning... I wonder if a .257 RCM might ..........
@Bob Beck / Berger Bullets -- I would like very much to see a heavy 6.5 pill. Say about 160 grains or so...
There are *A-LOT* of factory rifles out there that could put such a pill to very good use! The old M96 has a 1:7.5 or so twist.. most current 6.5x55 swedes are 8 twist... I know the Howa 6.5x55 is an 8 twist for sure.