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Just looked at these aluminum tipped also with very high BC's.
 
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Just looked at these aluminum tipped also with very high BC's.
It's more than just BC. One of the videos they mentioned consistent tight groups with the .308 250gr at 1.5 miles. That's .338 Lapua performance. :wut:
 

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That's some serious bullets. Not too bad at 85¢ a pop.
Have to buy their dies so can use their special tool though
You reckon certain Military/LE units might be interested in these (other than shooting teams, who certainly will be)? ;)
 

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I’ve found hornady bullets to be good value but not found them them to be the most accurate. Hopefully reality lives up to hype.
This review indicates that they do.

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Hornady A-Tip: A New Match Bullet Designed for Consistency at Long Range

In The Field
Before getting into the weeds on what is different about this bullet, I’ll start with my own observations after having shot a few hundred rounds (as of this writing) of this new projectile.

Most importantly, the A-Tip lives up to its central promise of delivering excellent shot-to-shot consistency, particularly at longer ranges.

When stretching it out to 1,000 yards or more it isn’t unusual to see bullets impacting at different elevations even though the shooting conditions and the shooter’s hold are the same from one shot to the next. It’s one of those things that drives long-range shooters to drink. While there are several potential culprits to explain this phenomenon, one of them is variability in the amount of drag bullets experience as they fly downrange, which can be caused by the inconsistencies in bullet construction I mentioned above.

The A-Tip minimizes this variability. Naturally, Hornady has charts and graphs generated from data gathered via Doppler Radar showing how the A-Tip performs more consistently than many other match bullets out there, but for me the proof was seeing how they shot in real-world conditions.

I spent a few days down in Texas at the FTW Ranch with a group of shooters and writers getting an early look at the A-Tip and taking it out past 2,000 yards. It was quickly apparent to me that the vertical variability with the bullet was much less than I typically experience with polymer-tipped match bullets and most OTMs.

Most of the time I was behind a 6mm Creedmoor, built by George Gardner, shooting the 110-grain A-Tips. Out to 1,400 yards the rifle was a laser beam and I had no difficulty making hits even at 1,800 yards.

For the really long-range work we stepped up to a 300 PRC loaded with the 250-grain A-Tip. The winds were fierce and the targets were fuzzy in the mirage through our scopes, but nonetheless we were able to ring steel at 2,000 yards and beyond.

Since then, I got my hands on a batch of the production 6mm 110-grainers and have been loading them for competition with good results. (Initially, the A-Tip is only going to be offered as a reloading component, though I’m sure that down the road Hornady and others will be loading match ammo with it.)
 

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It's more than just BC. One of the videos they mentioned consistent tight groups with the .308 250gr at 1.5 miles. That's .338 Lapua performance. :wut:
Yep must be the aluminium. Because they have had that bullet design with poly tips. So by throwing the weight aft of the bullet it has created a bullet that stabilizes better and is thus more accurate. Time will tell the truth.
 
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