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Old March 3, 2013, 12:55 AM   #8
shootniron
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"Kool-Aid"??? Really?

You stack the deck using a tiny (64 grain) bullet with the lousiest BC you can find- .234- to support your position?

How about changing the flavor of your "Kool-Aid" and punch in the 123 grain Hornady SST with a .510 ballistic coefficient.

Kinda blows a hole in your "theory", huh?

And it'll blow a hole in a Whitetail at 600 yards, too...
I think this from Hornady's webpage kind of blows a hole in your theory about the effectiveness of the Grendel as a hunting round at 600yds as compared to a very well known hunting round...

The Grendel is not an ethical round for deer at 600yds...despite what you say...the numbers don't lie.

And, no ethical hunter that I know, would shoot a deer at 600yds with a .257WBM and it is clearly superior to the Grendel

And, this a .510BC 6.5 bullet compared to a .390BC 6.35 bullet(.257)

.257 Weatherby Mag .390BC 110gr
Test Barrel (24") Velocity (fps) / Energy (ft-lbs)
Muzzle 100 200 300 400 500
3330/2708 3069/2300 2823/1947 2590/1639 2369/1371 2159/1139



6.5 Grendel .510BC 123gr
Test Barrel (24") Velocity (fps) / Energy (ft-lbs)
Muzzle 100 200 300 400 500
2580/1818 2410/1586 2247/1379 2090/1193 1940/1028 1796/881

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