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Old 01-29-2008, 10:53 PM
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Thanks for sharing the info guys. I can't wait to get some loaded up and give them a try.

Anyone else have trouble with accuracy or flyers like Iron Worker???

Has anyone had any experience with the v-max at longer ranges. Are there any accuracy or performance problems out past 500 yds. We have a lot of open country here, and it might be fun to see how far out I can take one.

Thanks again
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Old 01-29-2008, 11:13 PM
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I have used the 87grn V-Max out to 1000 yards. It performed well when the conditions were right. It really depends on the conditions in your area. In my area the wind is not bad and most of the time very calm. So, a high BC bullet is not as important to me. I want a bullet I can shoot fast and one that explodes varmints into red mist.

However, when the wind is blowing hard, I too will swith to the higher BC bullet or rifle that is set up to shoot the high BC bullets. But to answer your question, Yes, the 87grn V-Max will perform out to around 1000 yards as long as it is pushed fast enough and the wind is calm. Your 6mm Remington will push the 87grn V-Max fast enough, so all you need to worry about is how fast the wind is going to be blowing.

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Old 01-30-2008, 06:10 PM
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Wildcat,

Thanks for the added information. The wind seems to always be blowing at least a little around here, but I think maybe I will load up both the 87gr V-max and some 105gr A-max for those longer shots when the wind is blowing.

Any suggestions on powders??

Thanks again
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Old 01-30-2008, 07:59 PM
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Try H4350 and Reloader 22 for both the 87grn V-Max and the 105grn A-Max and see how they work. I would recommend using Federal 210M Primers.

Wildcat
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Old 01-31-2008, 12:45 AM
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Thanks Wildcat. I will give them a try.
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Old 01-31-2008, 09:36 AM
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Another vote for the 87g V-MAX here.

I've been using it in a 6BR almost exclusively, other than when I want to show off at the range with some 68g Berger or Fowlers.

Good to 600+ with the limited velocity the 6BR has as compared to your 6 Remington.
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Old 02-18-2008, 12:04 PM
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I shoot a 223. with then 40gr v-max moly they shoot very good with my gun
if you want to save the hide i would tell you not to shoot this bullet they put a pretty big hole in them
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