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Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by jekyllandhide, Jul 24, 2012.
What bullet weight and muzzle velocity out of that 22/250?
Dont know tried to get on there website and its down or my pc sucks
I computed it on isnipe on my iphone .. For a 50 grain hornady vmax at 3400 fps( that number might be a little low ) the bullet drops 8" at 300 yards.
wow I feel pretty good I didnt use any calculations or charts and i guessed 10 inches.
Ok i finally got the hornady site up and it said 14 inches so your pretty close you might be closer than they are thats not a bad drop
The bullet drop at 300 yards is going to be totally dependent on what distance you have the rifle zeroed for and what bullet weight and configuration you are shooting. In other words, if the rifle is zeroed for 100,200, or 300 yards the drop will be different. With respect to bullet weight a 40 grain is going to drop less than a 60 grain bullet. So the answer is not a simple one.
I might highly suggest that you look at the ballistcs calculator available at:
If zero at 50 yds = 5.1 inches
If zero at 100 yds = 7.5 inches
If zero at 150 yds = 6.7 inches
If zero at 200 yds = 4.9 inches
If zero at 250 yds = 2.7 inches
This is an extremely handy tool to easily use to more fully understand the flight of your bullet and to easily compare different calibers and bullet weights. Spend some time you will enjoy it. You will also find that the height ofthe sight or scope above the bore changes the trajectory of the sight line.
I always use this, seems to be pretty close............
Found this and it works great. http://www.biggameinfo.com/BalCalc.aspx
Both of those are as accurate as you are with the data input.
50gr V max @ 3700fps+ 8" drop at 300 yards w/ 100 yard zero.
Pretty close to what I have, my ballistics chart shows 7.4" with my current conditions and humidity with the V max 83363 loads , I didnt look up the 8336 load
Depends on velocity and the B.C. of the bullet. You can download ballistic calculators on the computer. I use one on the phone from android. Its called shrelok work good. I put rounds on target out to 500 yard with multiple rifles using it. Check it out
Ok i got an android il get that app