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Ron Spomer

Flat-Shooting…Reality or Myth?


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Truth be told, Winchester’s 130-grain Dear Season XP load zeroed at 100 yards drops 2.7 inches at 200 yards and 10.2 inches at 300 yards. So is the “flat” 270 Win. a myth? Maybe it’s not such a flat shooter after all. Maybe the real “flat” champ is the 300 Win. Mag. After all, it […]

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Ron Spomer

100 Yard Zero a Waste


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Even those launched at 4,000 fps (Winchester’s 32-grain Ballistic Silvertip 204 Ruger load) begin to fall the instant it leaves the barrel. In order for any bullet to hit the 100-yard target, a rifle’s barrel must be canted up slightly. If held dead level, the bullet would strike below point of aim. So, if you […]

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