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#6384069 - 07/27/16 12:41 AM Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's?
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I ran out of Target 130 VLD's for my 6.5 and I cannot find the bulk for Target 130 VLD's and there are some bulk 500 count Hunt 130 VLD's as of now online, does both of those VLD's have the same ballistics / POI?

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#6384076 - 07/27/16 02:23 AM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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If the bc is the same then most likely yes. A lot of the time on Berger jacket thickness is the only difference between vld types of the same caliber with the same weight. That being said I would still double check.
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#6384143 - 07/27/16 07:15 AM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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Originally Posted By: Big Stan
I ran out of Target 130 VLD's for my 6.5 and I cannot find the bulk for Target 130 VLD's and there are some bulk 500 count Hunt 130 VLD's as of now online, does both of those VLD's have the same ballistics / POI?


I'm 99% sure they are...I had the same issue with the 140's and they both have the same B.C.

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#6384251 - 07/27/16 08:39 AM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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What about the bearing surface? Are they the same?

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#6384285 - 07/27/16 09:05 AM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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They are externally the same.
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#6384723 - 07/27/16 02:32 PM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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Will the Hybrids be easier to find the accuracy node since the VLD is sensitive to seating depths?

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#6384774 - 07/27/16 02:56 PM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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Typically yes the hybrid is easier to load for and has better bc most times.
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#6385566 - 07/28/16 08:15 AM Re: Same ballistics between Hunt / Target VLD's? [Re: Big Stan]
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I have ran 7mm 168 gr VLDs out to 800 yards, and they flew exactly the same.
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