Bullet performance differences


Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Gear & Accessories > Ammunition & Reloading > Bullet performance differences

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-25-2012, 02:59 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2
Default Bullet performance differences

I am new to reloading and this weekend I'm going to start building a .223 load. I have 2 different brands of ballistic bullets. Each are the same weight and composition are used for the same type of game as advertised by the manufactures. I will load 2 different powders. I know the powders will change the rounds performance, but will the bullets change performance? Hornady VMax vs. Nosler?



__________________
Fstede24 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 01-25-2012, 03:03 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dks7895's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: St. Charles,Missouri
Posts: 467
Liked 12 Times on 10 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

Depends on what you want the bullet to do. You need to consider bullet weight as well. This will be determined by your twist rate. Mine has a 1:9 twist and loves the 55gr VMAX. It's hell on varmints.

__________________
dks7895 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Mossberg 702 tactical performance 22shooting .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 9 04-16-2012 10:00 PM
T/c icon performance hoganfireman General Rifle Discussion 12 12-12-2011 11:29 AM
Lead bullet too big for RCBS .380 bullet seater The Man Ammunition & Reloading 3 10-17-2011 03:04 PM
Awesome comparison of .40s&w bullet performance & expansion!! capnklump XD Forum 1 10-22-2010 03:17 AM
Performance Question? weaponsetc. AK & SKS Discussion 0 05-21-2007 05:32 PM