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Old 05-21-2013, 04:53 PM   #1
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.224 Nosler 77gr

Just loaded up a batch of 77gr Nosler custom competition HPBTs for a 20 inch, 1/8 rifle, on 23.5gr H335. Shot like shit.. Maybe 6-7 in at 100 yards. I switched to some 55gr Hornady VMAXs just to see if there was a difference, and the VMAXs were doing just over MOA at 100 without really even trying.

Anyone else shot these? What were your results? They should be tack drivers out of a 1/8 barrel..
 
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:05 AM   #2
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ive only used the 55gr hornadys, same load data, just got some 62gr matchkings that my buddy was going to throw away..may put a few of them together...


different caliber question...

you loaded, or shot much 300aac/whisper?
 
Old 05-22-2013, 08:54 AM   #3
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Not really, no. I wasn't that impressed with the ballistics, and I already have a 6.8 and a 7.62x39. It seems close to the 6.8 in terms of power, and would certainly be cheaper to shoot though.
 
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