speer hot core-.556 bc?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 30-06 boy, May 2, 2008.

  1. 30-06 boy

    30-06 boy Well-Known Member

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    hey guys was surfing midways website for bullets ran accross the 30 cal speer hot core,200grains.the spec page for this bullett says .556 bc.i thought thats a little high for a flat based bullet.tried to find the bc on speers website,no luck.may not have looked at the right place.are these that high in bc?jason
     
  2. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    Does sound a little high to have a flat base & not have a poly tip.
     

  3. Tyler Kemp

    Tyler Kemp SPONSOR

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    It looks like it has a pretty aerodynamic ogive, but manufacturers like to "pimp their BC's". If I had a velocity, I would guess around a .5 BC and shoot longer ranges to find out a rough estimate.