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Thread: 22cal projectile sample packs

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    22cal projectile sample packs

    Looking for a few sample packs of 22cal bullets to try in my new 222
    Ive narrowed it down to 4 projectiles for starters
    53 gn vmax
    50gn vmax
    52gn smk
    52gn eld-m

    I can buy samples from guworks but thought id try here
    Happy to pay post and cost of the bullets themselves

    Cheers
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    Ill have a look at what I have....I have been using 35gr Vmax in my 223 with laser like results....

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    Iíve loaded up for both 223 and 22-250 and have found Nosler Balistic Tip 55gr and Hornady V-max projectiles to be reliably accurate. I settled on 53gr V-max and 55BT for 223, and 40gr V-max for 22-250. Iím still trying to perfect some Sierra TMK 55gr too.
    After trying so many different projectiles myself, Iím recommending you just buy a box of the high BC 53gr V-max. Iím confident you wonít regret it


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    Got some 53gr vmax if you want to try, drop us pm
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grue View Post
    Got some 53gr vmax if you want to try, drop us pm
    Sounds awesome will pm you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunt4life View Post
    Iíve loaded up for both 223 and 22-250 and have found Nosler Balistic Tip 55gr and Hornady V-max projectiles to be reliably accurate. I settled on 53gr V-max and 55BT for 223, and 40gr V-max for 22-250. Iím still trying to perfect some Sierra TMK 55gr too.
    After trying so many different projectiles myself, Iím recommending you just buy a box of the high BC 53gr V-max. Iím confident you wonít regret it


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    The reason im not doing just that is there is a good possibility from reading on the www that the 1-14 twist wonít shoot the 53gn so try a few 1st

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    I would be surprised if it didn't shoot them well. Great little projectile .
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    Quote Originally Posted by rambo-6mmrem View Post
    The reason im not doing just that is there is a good possibility from reading on the www that the 1-14 twist wonít shoot the 53gn so try a few 1st
    Ah, can help further. So my 223 is 1:8 twist, and 250 is 1-14 twist. The 53Vmax and 55 BalTips work very well (sub MOA) in both. However, the lighter bullets, such as 40gr Vmax are laser-like lethal, being mindful of wind factor. Incidentally, Barnes TTSX 55gr will not stabilise in a low 1:14 twist rate... Iíve had side profile holes in targets at 50m so donít bother with them.
    I hear, but havenít yet tried, the 50gr Vmax with flat base are slightly more accurate than the 53gr, but the higher BC for longer range hunting helped me choose the 53.
    Good luck with your load development anyway. Keep us posted mate


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    Thanks to @Grue I have some 53’s on the way so will soon see if it stabilise’s
    Still after 12-15
    Of each of
    50gn vmax
    52gn smk
    And
    52gn eld-m
    Cheers
    Darryn

 

 

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