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Old March 18, 2018, 08:25 AM   #1
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Good news for the quarter bore.

Hornady has just started releasing their 110gr. ELDX.
G1 BC of .466

Not widely available yet. Midwayusa, and a couple others have them. About $35 a box.

Question is, why did i first hear about them from a forum based out of New Zealand, and not locally?
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Old March 21, 2018, 10:27 AM   #2
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My question is and has been, why would they go with a 110gr verses something in the 115-120gr range.

Most factory quarter bores are in a 1-10 twist, and customs can be down to around 1-8. Most LR bullets are longer and heavier for better SD and BC.
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Old March 22, 2018, 06:52 PM   #3
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The 110gr. might be a viable option for thr slower velocity cartridges such as the 250 Savage.
Bc is higher than a 115gr. Berger VLD Hunting.
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The 110gr. might be a viable option for thr slower velocity cartridges such as the 250 Savage.
Bc is higher than a 115gr. Berger VLD Hunting.
The Berger BC is .483 vs the Hornady at .466. Probably a good option for a Roberts or .250 Savage.
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