BC of 208gr A-Max

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by eddybo, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Any idea? I have tried searching here and on Hornady's websit and cannot find it anywhere. If someone knows of a bullet of similar characteristics that is in exbals bullet library please let me know.
     
  2. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    nevermind quick target lists it as .648
     

  3. Fiftydriver

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    My brother used .640 and it was pretty darn close out to half mile or so in his 7.82 Warbird. Thats at around 3300 fps though so it may be a bit different at lower velocity ranges. Should definately get you close for starting out with this bullet however.

    Kirby Allen(50)
     
  4. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Kirby. I was having a little problem/confusion trying to work out a drop chart until I remembed that my 100 yard zero had changed and I had not zeroed my dial. DUH, Just another newbie mistake...but I am learning(mostly from stuff I read here and my own misadventures). I am still working my way up to longer ranges so that I will be ready for that 338AM. Sometimes it is still hard to believe that a projectile can leave a barrel at 2800+ fps fly in a lazy arc dropping twelve or more feet and strike nearly in the same hole when everything goes right. Two years ago when someone told me that they could shoot a 1/2 MOA group with a nine pound gun at 750 yards I would have just rolled my eyes.(not that I understood what MOA was) Now that my eyes have been opened I just keep wondering what else a centerfire rifle is capable of. I love reading your posts because you keep pushing the limits. You and the other guys here have sure broadened my horizons. Please keep the info coming.

    I had a box of older 208s that flew pretty good, but this new lot is kickin it. I dont know what they changed but it worked. Plus they make a heck of a whack when they hit my 750 yard gong.
     
  5. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

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    eddybo , you runnin these out of that new 30-06 Ackley? hows it shooting?

    I might run up to Mr Dons tomorrow to drop a couple hunks of aluminum to him , might bring my rod and reel , you seen the catfish in his pond !!
     
  6. 6mm Shooter

    6mm Shooter Well-Known Member

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    Eddybo, what lot # are these new ones you have?
     
  7. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    James, it is freakin sweet. I was scared I was going to be needing a brake on it but recoil is very tolerable. I had a load with RL22 but had a little much verticle in it and ran out of case trying to get it out. So I switched to VVN560 and every doubt I had about this gun disappeared. What time you going to see him? I usually show up around lunch a couple days a week...and I bought Monday so its his turn.

    6MM I will have to run out and look, I will let you know tomorrow. I can probably dig the old box out of the trash and let you know that one also.

     
  8. 6mm Shooter

    6mm Shooter Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good Eddybo. The 400 I had were all #2070051. I had trouble with verticle as well. But the load I shoot now is working well.