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Old September 11, 2005, 06:41 PM   #1
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Ballistic tips shape change?

I was using a box of Nosler B Tips 270 130 grain that was probably 10 years old. The total length of my cartridge using that box was 3.340 inches. I ran out of bullets and bought a new box of the same type of bullet. Without adjusting the dies, the new total lenght is 3.370 inches. Did Nosler change the bullet shape? I assume this will affect accuracy?
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Old September 11, 2005, 07:21 PM   #2
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Manufacturers are always developing their bullets.It's not unusual at all to see a change .It may be done for performance ,accuracy or manufacturing reasons.
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