Barnes 285 gr 338

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by VThomps, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. VThomps

    VThomps Member

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    Was thinking someone on here might have some experience with these 285 grain triple shock bt bullets. Currently using 300 smk,but they do alot of damage. I have had good luck with 225 triple shock's in the past,just thinking the 285 would have a better bc.
     
  2. djbwow2008

    djbwow2008 Well-Known Member

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    I am intetested in this as well being a California resident and not being able to use lead in certain areas.Anyone know the BC on these.How would they shoot out of a 1- 10 twist 338 AX. Would appreciate any info on these as I also am going to use 300 SMK but would like to be able to shoot the Barnes 285 when needed.

    Dan
     

  3. VThomps

    VThomps Member

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    Talked to Barnes and they said that the BC. is .585 They had no load data for the 285 in 338 rum,so I'm still looking.
     
  4. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    I'm interested as well. Might be a good second choice behind the 300smk.
     
  5. Varminator 911

    Varminator 911 Well-Known Member

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    Have you considered the 225 TTSX? I couldn't find the BC but you could get a lot more speed.