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Anyone try this stuff out for long range yet? Looks pretty sweet if their specs are good.... FGMM is 175 gr @ 2600 FPS with a .492 BC.

Velocity (muzzle): 2,760FPS
Energy (muzzle): 3010 Ft Lbs
BC: .530
 

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I'd be curious to see if that BC holds water. At least we know that Sierra's BCs are usually pretty legit.

If all that is legit, that's a 1200-yard .308 round. Granted, you're looking at 13-plus mils of drop out there, but it's still supersonic at 1200 yards at sea level. At 1k you're only looking at 9.6 mils. That's better than a "warm" 175SMK load at 1,000...

Anyway, sounds like a legit 1000-yard contender out of the box. Wonder what their propellant is...
 

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I'd be curious to see if that BC holds water. At least we know that Sierra's BCs are usually pretty legit.

If all that is legit, that's a 1200-yard .308 round. Granted, you're looking at 13-plus mils of drop out there, but it's still supersonic at 1200 yards at sea level. At 1k you're only looking at 9.6 mils. That's better than a "warm" 175SMK load at 1,000...

Anyway, sounds like a legit 1000-yard contender out of the box. Wonder what their propellant is...
They've been mixing powders to get the extra push from what I understand.....
 

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They've been mixing powders to get the extra push from what I understand.....
I wonder what the temperature stability is like. It seems like that might be a picky load.

That's one of the things I like about Varget so much, is that it's pretty damn stable. Where I shoot, it can be anywhere from 40-115 degrees.
 

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Let us know how it works if you try it. I just bought 200 rounds of Federal gold match 168gr hpbt for my new AR-10T.Hope to try it out this weekend.
 

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Let us know how it works if you try it. I just bought 200 rounds of Federal gold match 168gr hpbt for my new AR-10T.Hope to try it out this weekend.
I have some on order but not sure when I'll get to try it out.
 

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Let us know how it works if you try it. I just bought 200 rounds of Federal gold match 168gr hpbt for my new AR-10T.Hope to try it out this weekend.


the federal is gona shoot good, but try the horaday 168 hpbt match also.
my A10T groups a little better w/ the hornaday than the federal.
 
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