BC for Federal Factory Ammo

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by .25MOA, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. .25MOA

    .25MOA Well-Known Member

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    Hey there Brothers......i was after the BC of some of the Federal Factory Ammo but cant get it from the site because it wont download to my Mac.....does anyone have the info ?? Its not real important but i thought i'd add it to my Ballistics Tables. Thanx Heaps guys.......Ray
     
  2. REDHEAD

    REDHEAD Well-Known Member

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    You are doing something wrong. I have been on Federal site many times & has great ballastic tables of everything they make. Yes , you can even compare them. It is one of my favorite sites. I like there .223 55 gr fmj for target. It has really good ballastics. I don't like hunting with them for fear of ricochets. Be :cool: and watch your back drop.
     

  3. .25MOA

    .25MOA Well-Known Member

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    Yes but doesn't it have to be downloaded ??? To get the BC's ,,,,thats my problem, you have to have windows, i have a Mac..
     
  4. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    What caliber and bullet of factory ammo are you speaking of specifically? Then I can do some research for ya!:cool:

    Tank
     
  5. .25MOA

    .25MOA Well-Known Member

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    Federal powershok .308A
     
  6. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    Factory lists the velocity at 2820. Not sure of the test rifle, so this will very with each rifle. It states a premium bullet. Not knowing if it is a boat tail I went with a flat base bullet which is more than likely correct. With this information your BC should be somewhere between .330 to .350 (Hornady[most likely] and Sierra which they promote on one of their ammo lines). With these numbers you might be able to get close enough to start tracking your clicks and develop a drop chart. The other option is to contact federal via internet or phone and talk to the tech center and see what info they can share with you.

    Tank
     
  7. .25MOA

    .25MOA Well-Known Member

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    Thanx for the info Tank, just out of curiosity .......any idea what the BC for the .222 Federal Power-Shok is ???
     
  8. liltank

    liltank Well-Known Member

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    I would have to look a little deeper. Give me a couple days. I am dropping two huge maples tomorrow, and pretty wooped from doing landscaping at my home today.

    Tank