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High BC Bullets
« on: January 28, 2013, 10:20:22 PM »

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Bullets with a High Ballistic Coefficient are important to Long Range Shooting.
High BC bullets shoot flatter and wind effects them less


Here is a list of fairly common high BC bullets.

No VLD's in the list currently.



All BC's are G1.


These are average G1 BC's over it's supersonic flight.




.308 Caliber    G1  BC   

Hornady   
178gr AMAX         0.495
178gr BTHP Match    0.530
208gr AMAX              0.648
208gr BTHP Match    0.620
225gr BTHP Match    0.670
   
   
Sierra    
175gr SMK         0.490
180gr SMK         0.495
190gr SMK         0.530
200gr SMK         0.563
210gr SMK        0.640
220gr SMK          0.626   
240gr SMK         0.705
   
   
Lapua   
170gr Lock Base    0.498
185gr D46               0.506
185gr Scenar         0.482
   
   
Speer   
180gr BTSP    0.540
How much is that in Mils? - JMack
March 2, 2013


It's completely legal.   The only problem is that it puts you into FR Class (Full Retard), and you might be the only one in the entire country running FR.   Of course, it would set you up for 1st Place in your class, everytime you shoot. 
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.338 Caliber   G1  BC

Hornady 
250gr BTHP             0.675 
285gr BTHP Match      0.720 
   
   
Sierra    
250gr SMK      0.589 
300gr SMK      0.763 
   
   
Lapua   
250gr Lock Base      0.625 
250gr Scenar           0.648 
300gr Scenar           0.736
How much is that in Mils? - JMack
March 2, 2013


It's completely legal.   The only problem is that it puts you into FR Class (Full Retard), and you might be the only one in the entire country running FR.   Of course, it would set you up for 1st Place in your class, everytime you shoot. 
Big D

Re: High BC Bullets
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2013, 10:23:55 PM »

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284 Caliber    G1  BC   


Hornady   
162gr AMAX              0.625
162gr BTHP Match       0.610

   
Sierra    
175gr SMK         0.598
180gr SMK         0. 650
   
   
Speer   
145gr BTSP    0.502
160gr BTSP    0.556
How much is that in Mils? - JMack
March 2, 2013


It's completely legal.   The only problem is that it puts you into FR Class (Full Retard), and you might be the only one in the entire country running FR.   Of course, it would set you up for 1st Place in your class, everytime you shoot. 
Big D

Re: High BC Bullets
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264 Caliber    G1  BC   

Hornady    
123gr AMAX         0.510
123gr BTHP Match    0.
140gr AMAX              0.585
140gr BTHP Match    0.580
   
   
Sierra   
123gr SMK        0.507
140gr SMK          0.526
142gr SMK         0.572
   
   
Lapua   
123gr Scenar         0.527
139gr Scenar          0.578
144gr Scenar         0.636
How much is that in Mils? - JMack
March 2, 2013


It's completely legal.   The only problem is that it puts you into FR Class (Full Retard), and you might be the only one in the entire country running FR.   Of course, it would set you up for 1st Place in your class, everytime you shoot. 
Big D