Cutting Edge Bullets

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by slickyboyboo, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. slickyboyboo

    slickyboyboo Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone shot any of these bullets? They don't have a huge selection, but they do have some 300gr VLDs in .338 with a very good B.C.

    They look like they would be a good bullet, just really long in whatever cal. you choose.

    Cutting Edge Bullets
     
  2. royinidaho

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    Interesting.

    I like to see those that step up to the plate, grab the bit in their teeth and advance to the next level.

    I appreciate their warning regarding tight bores. That would be Lilja I suppose. Someone will have to be the pioneer on this.

    The downer, though typical, is that the 277 cal is left short at the 130 gr level. But a 160-170 class projectile in 270 would take up about half the barrel length.:D
     

  3. Camshaft

    Camshaft Well-Known Member

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    I have never seen these before but will definatly be order some of their LD HPBT MAX 200gr bullet for my 300RUM, these are exactly what i have been looking for, for my new 9.5 twist 28" kreiger.
     
  4. hammertyme

    hammertyme Well-Known Member

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    Love the GS bore rider bullet and the Lehigh bullets are fine. Already made the call to try some of these.

    Neal
     
  5. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    A 130gr bullet with a .540 BC isn't not to bad though, wack them out of a 270 WSM they would have some reach out and touch someone effect on deer!!
     
  6. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Official LRH Sponsor

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    Been testing these bullets before they hit the market...

    Here's some information that I posted a while back about the 300 gr .338 bullets....

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    As promised... here are the results we logged when comparing the 300 gr solid with the 300 SMK..

    Both bullets were shot at a velocity of 3200 fps give or take a few ft + or - variation.
    The 300 SMK was shot out of a 33" 10 tw barrel, and the 300 gr solid was shot out of a 30" 8.5 tw barrel. Both loads are single digit ES.

    We did not shoot for group, just engaged rocks approx 12" in diameter. Two shots per rock at each range.

    300 SMK

    650 yds 9.5 moa
    785 yds 12.5 moa
    1,293 yds 27.75 moa
    1,460 yds 34.75 moa
    1,789 yda 49.25 moa

    300 gr solid

    650 yds 8 moa
    785 yds 11.5 moa
    1,293 yds 25.5 moa
    1,460 yds 31.25 moa
    1,789 yds 44.25 moa

    As you can see, the solid was 5.0 moa flatter at 1,789 yards. That equates to 90" or 7.5 ft.
    They were extremely consistent from shot to shot at each target.

    Not an all encompassing test by any means, but certainly some hard data to ponder....
     
  7. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    Joel

    Did you notice any heavy coppering after shooting the Cutting Edge Bullets, like what most folks see when shooting the original versions of the borerider bullets?

    Coppering has been my main reson for avoiding anything the says its a borerider.

    JeffVN
     
  8. Joel Russo

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    Absolutely no copper fouling in the two barrels that I have shot these bullets out of.
    I was pleasantly surprised!
     
  9. timeless61

    timeless61 Well-Known Member

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    where is the mention of tighter bores? I wanted to read that, thanks
     
  10. royinidaho

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    Home page > Tech Info > Bullet Design says this:

    "Driving Band - Portion of the bullet that is between the Seal Tite Band and bore rider or ogive. This portion of the bullet engages the lands, or rifling, ahead of the Seal Tite Band and gets the bullet tracking true to the rifling before the Seal Tite band enter the lands. It is absolutely critical the bullet is tracking properly before Seal Tite Band engages or "stripping" occurs and seal is lost. Our bullets are tested to ensure the driving band is long enough to ensure this does not happen. Since seal is not achieved with the driving band on our bullets its diameter is under nominal caliber diameter to prevent excess pressure. Caution! It is extremely important that if any individuals had a custom barrel made undersize, the driving band diameter must first be measured to ensure it is smaller than your groove diameter or you will get excess pressure. Solid copper does not give like lead core bullets and custom size barrel users must be very cautious. Any SAMMI spec. or factory rifle barrel will not have this problem. The Driving Band length can be customized to allow for more or less jump into the throat to bore angle."

    I would suppose the use of the word "extremely" was not unintentional.

    They are sounding pretty good to me.....
     
  11. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    Are they hunting bullets, or purely turned copper target bullets?
     
  12. Joel Russo

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    Hunting bullets. They killed a bunch of Elk with them this year from 500 to 1,330 yards.
     
  13. idaho elk hunter

    idaho elk hunter Well-Known Member

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    On the former test that you did on drop and all of your other experience you have with these bullets, how do you think they will expand in the field?
     
  14. Outlaw6.0

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