375 Caliber Hornady A-Max bullet weight preference

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by montana_native, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. 300-325 grains

    13 vote(s)
    26.5%
  2. 326-350 grains

    6 vote(s)
    12.2%
  3. 351-375 grains

    21 vote(s)
    42.9%
  4. 376+ grains

    9 vote(s)
    18.4%
  1. montana_native

    montana_native Well-Known Member

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    I would prefer to have an A-Max in:
     
  2. Kennibear

    Kennibear Well-Known Member

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    Clearly this is a flawed poll! It allows only one choice! That's almost un-American.....


    LOL

    KB
     
  3. Kiwi Greg

    Kiwi Greg Well-Known Member

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    Happy new year guys :)

    Whilst I would love a .375 high BC jacketed projectile north of 375 grains, I fear that to withstand the launch pressure the jacket would need to be too thick to allow acceptable terminal performance at the lower velocities encountered at ELR.

    Certainly a tip of some sort would help with this.

    Having said that I'm lead to believe the big 50 BMG Amax might as well be a solid as far as terminal performance is concerned.

    Cost aside, I believe terminal performance is the key.
     
  4. Topshot

    Topshot Well-Known Member

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    Bring it on!
    Can't wait.
     
  5. gunman123

    gunman123 Well-Known Member

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    When I'm shooting on steel I want to be able to see my hits at ELR distances which is nice about shooting conventional bullets vs the solids.
     
  6. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    The 50 cal A-Max has a rather large tip... right?

    Hornady A-Max Bullets 50 BMG (510 Diameter) 750 Grain Boat Tail Box of
     
  7. benchracer

    benchracer Well-Known Member

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    Vote early and often! :D
     
  8. 338 bruce

    338 bruce Well-Known Member

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    I want the highest bc bullet that will stabilize in 1-10 twist
     
  9. chuck plissken

    chuck plissken Well-Known Member

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    Would be nice to see a 325gr w/550+BC for the RUM and Ruger 375's. Even the H&H could benefit
     
  10. dig

    dig Well-Known Member

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    Yes, 325 to 350 grain. We need this.
     
  11. Booney

    Booney Well-Known Member

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    325,and 375
     
  12. montana_native

    montana_native Well-Known Member

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    bump
     
  13. Erik Kiser

    Erik Kiser Well-Known Member

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    Has anybody heard anything else from Hornady or other manufacturers
     
  14. chuck plissken

    chuck plissken Well-Known Member

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    Not to hijack...but Berger should consider it aswell. Im very interested with hornady making one too.