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#6102435 - 12/26/15 10:12 AM Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King
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has anybody shot these side by side, same load data?

reason I'm asking is if i'm loading 77smk with 24.0 gr varget and I load 24.0 gr varget with 77gr tipped smk, will poi be same? close?


I know, I know, "go try it" just seeing if anyone could chime in.
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#6102442 - 12/26/15 10:16 AM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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tagged for future use...I may switch the Amex though

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#6102517 - 12/26/15 11:11 AM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Nope. At 100 yards, POI will be three feet to the right due to spin drift, and 3" higher due to the higher BC.
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#6102545 - 12/26/15 11:23 AM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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#6102657 - 12/26/15 12:56 PM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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#6102743 - 12/26/15 02:37 PM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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#6103193 - 12/26/15 07:48 PM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Can't really answer the exact question but the 175gr Sierra HP MK shoots to same impact at 100 as the Tipped version. TMK Gets to 1000 with .3mil less elevation in my rifle.
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#6103988 - 12/27/15 10:38 AM Re: Sierra 77 match king vs. Sierra 77gr tipped Match King [Re: Buzzsaw]
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i'll juszt have to load them up and see for myself. I'll report back where cold bore POI is and any velocity difference.
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