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    Long range accubonds BC

    I've been looking at trying long range accubonds in my 300win and I was wondering how accurate the ballistic coefficient rating on the box is? It just seems like it might be a little high. Is there any independent company that tests the BC rating?

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    http://www.hornady.com/assets/files/...al_Details.pdf

    Here's a link to some data that Hornady published in regards to measured BC for some different bullets (including the ABLR) with their doppler data when developing their ELD line of bullets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Micah S View Post
    I've been looking at trying long range accubonds in my 300win and I was wondering how accurate the ballistic coefficient rating on the box is? It just seems like it might be a little high. Is there any independent company that tests the BC rating?
    It is high, but how is your load working for you?

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    I'm not very happy with the performance of bergers. They fly good but don't fit in my mag well and the last animal I killed with them they didn't expand. I also wanted a higher bc then the traditional accubonds.

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    take a look at the new horandy eld-x bullets. they are suppose to perform at 100 yards all the way out to your long range hunting shots. i bought them for my 7wsm and loaded some and going to see how they shoot. If the horandy A-max perform in your gun these bullet should also. They are designed the same but with the new non melting polymer tip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retterath View Post
    take a look at the new horandy eld-x bullets. they are suppose to perform at 100 yards all the way out to your long range hunting shots. i bought them for my 7wsm and loaded some and going to see how they shoot. If the horandy A-max perform in your gun these bullet should also. They are designed the same but with the new non melting polymer tip.
    I absolutely love the hornady interbond and wanna try the ELD X bullets, but hornady really needs to get their #*it with bullet production. The interbonds have been on temporary suspension for four years and you can't hardly get an ELD X bullet. I suspect it will be the same with them as well. Why offer them if they aren't going to be available.

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    try midway usa,was able to get em for my 6.5 creed

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    I wanna try the 178 gr. ELD-X in my 300 short mag but can't find them anywhere

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    Quote Originally Posted by Micah S View Post
    I'm not very happy with the performance of bergers. They fly good but don't fit in my mag well and the last animal I killed with them they didn't expand. I also wanted a higher bc then the traditional accubonds.
    That's a common issue with bullets of that type construction and aero configuration. Most hand loads I made with them required them to be very close to the rifling to get minimum jump...which in turn didn't allow them to load in the mag. Not always the case just my experience.

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    I had to have the gunsmith install a Wyatt extended magazine in my rifle and I think he changed the bolt stop also. I converted a M70 300 win mag into a 264 win mag. The Winchester box was short and required seating the bullets very deep, so I knew when I went to the long 6.5mm bullets I wanted to make a change.

 

 
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