Another benefit is reliable feeding in magazine fed firearms. Some shooters are concerned that the tried-and-true MatchKing® bullets will be replaced with the Tipped MatchKing® bullets. Sierra® Tipped MatchKing® Rifle Bullets provide shooters with a ballistic advantage for accurate shot placement at ultra long range. In recent months, Sierra has unveiled four very serious, ultra-high-BC MatchKing bullets in .224, .264 (6.5 mm), and .308 calibers. Help Support Long Range Hunting : Join the LRH Team or . 4 milk jugs in a row full of water and capped. An acetal resin tip, enhanced secant ogives and boattail bases maximize ballistic coefficients, creating an extremely aerodynamic … Sierra TMK's for a OCW test for my factory Rem 700P. The major advantage of adding a tip to the bullet is the reduction of drag, producing a more favorable ballistic coefficient. Sierra has enhanced a segment of the MatchKing line by adding the acetal resin tip, thus crowning the Tipped MatchKing (TMK) bullet line. The 168 grain Tipped MatchKing (TMK) bullet is an excellent choice for F-Class (F Open) matches, as well as 3-Gun and various other competitions.
The Sierra Tipped Match King line has made its way online, and it looks to add a new layer of awesome to shooting the AR15. Written by Sierra Bullets Chief Ballistician Tommy Todd. And just last week Sierra has released initial load data for these four new projectiles.
Sierra has enhanced a segment of the MatchKing line by adding the acetal resin tip, thus crowning the Tipped MatchKing (TMK) bullet line. May 17, 2015 #1 cornchuck Well-Known Member. So I loaded 43.5gr IMR 4064 into Lapua cases, primed with 210M, capped the load with the 168 A-max and the 168 TMK (tipped match kings). Here is that tidbit from the article I mentioned.. (Note, they do not say Sierra Matchking, but they do say 168 gr BTHP) From "Shooting Times" "Ultimate guide to Long Range Rifles" (displayed on stands until June 3, 2008), page 82, in an article - "Could the .260 Remington replace the .308 Winchester as the tactical round" written by Sheppard W. Kelly They shoot incredibly well out of my Ruger american 308 and was hoping to take antelope or whitetails with it.
Barbourcreek tests Sierra GameChanger Bullets at 600 yards - Duration: 8:08. New Official Load Data for Latest High-BC Sierra MatchKings. Not surprisingly, the MatchKing is also the match bullet most often touted as suitable for hunting by the accuracy-is-everything crowd, despite the fact that even Sierra says the MatchKing is not suitable for hunting. Hello All, Was wondering if I could use federal premium 308 168 gr sierra matchking BTHP bullets for my upcoming antelope hunt this fall or are they strictly a target bullet ? Now I needed to know how it compared with the New 168gr Sierra Tipped Match Kings.
I finally got to load up some 175 gr. Due to the ballistic advantage that the tip provides, the 168 Tipped MatchKing (TMK) will stay supersonic at 1,000 yards at normal .308 Winchester velocities, unlike its untipped counterpart. Sierra Matchking for hunting: E.O: Rifles and Rifle Cartridges: 82: 06-30-2014 05:52 AM: H4350 powder charge for 25-06 100 grn.
Barbourcreek Long Range Shooting School and Long Range Hunting 13,953 views Joined Sep 14, 2009 Messages 314 Location Northwest Ohio. Front jug I duct tapped .090" thick leather piece to it. Since we introduced the Tipped MatchKing® (TMK®) line of bullets in 2015, we have had a few questions from customers regarding the two lines of bullets (MK vs TMK). The major advantage of adding a tip to the bullet is the reduction of drag, producing a more favorable ballistic coefficient. I guess those self-appointed, Internet-chat-room geniuses don't think the folks at Sierra know anything about their own bullets. Many shooters are aware of the previous level of awesome unleashed on the 5.56 ballistics world known as the 77 grain SMK which is famously put …