Reply to "RFI: Federal 7.62x51mm 175gn Gold Medal Match"

Sinister posted:

168s (even out of a 26-inch barrel) are going to have issues around 875 yards where they go trans-sonic.

At our National Matches at Camp Perry my brother was doing great with a 1-10 twist Remington 700 until he got to the 900-yard line -- then the wheels fell of until we got him some 175s.

 

For whatever reason I was having trouble with the shorter distances. I'm sure it was me, but when I switched to the 168's things straightened themselves out and I clutched  those rounds like a horny Asian hooker riding rodeo.

If I went out +457 meters, I doubt the 168's would be my choice. 

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