Ron's bullet testing results

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52Bore

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Glad to see his test posted, he put in a lot of work.
When he started the 35grWeight/50grVol test, which simulates down range performance, I started to compile into a spread sheet and found some very interesting overall results.
I try up update periodically.
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Ron, would you be interested in testing (1) GT Bullets .429 255 HP with MMP Sabot (2) GT Bullets .429 305 HP with MMP Sabot (3) PR Bullets Ultimate one conical in 450 grain? Ill send them to you if you are interested.
 

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Sure, if you send them, they will be shot.

She had complete knee replacement Monday. Now she is home; has me for nurse.
Below zero forecast early next week.
Snowing here now.

May be able to shoot bullets in February?
 

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Thank you sir. I did a similar study for varmint hunter magazine. I understand the time it takes. Where do I dend the bullets and how many of each would you like??
 

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Two bullets to establish aim. One bullet to catch. Oh, it is not necessary to send sabots.
 

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Hey Ron, was browsing my workbench cleaning up tonight... would you like some .44/240gr deep curls, .45/260gr Speer JHP, and .45/250gr Bloodlines to shoot?
 

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Hey Mike,

Already caught the 240 Deep Curl. We could take a look at the 260 Speer, and the 250 Bloodline.
 

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There used to be two .429 240 Gold Dots, one HP and one SP.
Still that way with Deep Curl?
 

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The 6 boxes are the average Muzzle Velocity for the corresponding powder charge in the same weight bullets listed on the BH209 data sheet.
The other velocity values are a guide/estimate based on the charge..
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Bob L.

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Ron,
Would you be willing to test a new lot of 460g No excuses and 460g Bullshops?
 

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Already shot a new lot of 460 no excuses in 2019. HERE


Would be interesting to look at the 460 Bullshop.

Will shoot whatever you send.
 
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Ron, why did you not use the red sabots that came with the Hornady MonoFlex, is the Harvester small base sabots heavier duty. I'm shooting the MonoFlex ML in my Accura v2 LR with Blackhorn Powder. Always eager to learn and wish to thank you for help.
 

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Probably prejudice. Just seems like all 0.452 bullets are more accurate when shot using the black crush rib sabot. Most all shooting is done using Omega rifles.
 

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It appear one should have read the posts of the monoflex bullet before posting #18. Used the short black sabot, not the crush rib. My guess for reason why is because the red sabot was too loose. Probably was shooting a rifle other than an Omega.
 
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