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Old November 5, 2013, 01:35 AM   #1
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Hope this is in correct section.

If a .44 Mag. SBH is sighted in with 250 gr. bullets at 50 yards, where should the shooter hold for 100 yards?

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Old November 5, 2013, 02:26 AM   #2
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This should answer all your questions. You just need to put in the appropriate numbers.
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Old November 6, 2013, 03:08 AM   #3
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Here is another one you might try.

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Old November 9, 2013, 11:14 AM   #4
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Depending on the muzzle velocity, your drop at 100 when sighted for 50 will be somewhere around 4 inches. (assuming full power load approx. 1200fps+)

Faster drops slightly less, slower will drop more.

To know about how much, you need the bullet weight and muzzle velocity. To know exactly how much, you also need the ballistic coefficient of the bullet to plug into the formula.

For example (without using the real numbers), a bullet with a more blunt nose shape might have a drop of 4.1" where one (of equal weight and speed) with a more pointed nose profile might have a drop of 3.8".

hope this helps.
All else being equal (and it almost never is) bigger bullets tend to work better.
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