Who makes a good bullet

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Tikkamike, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    Who makes a good long range hunting bullet for in .277 I am looking for a 160+ It looks like I may have to settle for a 140 or 150. I like the 140 AB but out of a 270wsm it would be nice to have a little more lead.
     
  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Mike

    Didnt you see the thread by roy about the screw machine. Search for it and send him a pm I think he can at least share what he is doing with you .
     

  3. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    yeah i saw it and I was looking for it but I cant find it. ill keep looking
     
  4. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    Did Wildcat Bullets ever get cranked up and going again?

    They had a 169gr .277
     
  5. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Matrix Ballistics is who you need to look into. I've been running the 165 gr with outstanding results, running them 3053 without maxing out and a BC of .650ish. They also have a 175 but they need a little faster than 1-10 twist.
    I'm awaiting the 169.5 Wildcat bullets but I've heard they are also good.
     
  6. rscott5028

    rscott5028 Well-Known Member

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    Will the 165 Matrix stabilize in a 1:10" barrel from a 270 Win?
     
  7. TikkaShooters

    TikkaShooters Official LRH Sponsor

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    The 165 will stabilize in a 1:10 barrel. Mine just showed up, and if it would stop raining, I'll get to try them out.

    I went searching for another solution after 18 months of waiting for the Wildcats.

    Marshall at Matrix Bullets was a great guy to speak with and ask questions of. I'll start load development with H1000 and maybe try some Retumbo as well.

    Here is a comparison pic: Berger 140 VLD, Berger 150 VLD, and Matrix 165 VLD
     

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  8. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Don't know yet, I've been humping them out of WSM but my buddy will throw them into his 270 win here shortly!