Federal 168gr Gold Medal Match – Test Results

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Manufacturer: Federal

Date Fired: 30 June 2007
Time Test Began: 0831
Range: Deer Creek Shooting Complex
Wind: 2-4 MPH
Temperature: 66° F
Elevation: 3200′ ASL
Lot Number: 2 21R532

Factory Velocity: 2650 fps
Product Number: GM308M
Purchase Price: $30.99 USD
Bullet Used: Sierra 168gr BTHP Match King
Ballistic Coefficient: .447

Remington 700 SPS-V/P Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2682 fps 9.23 27 .873″ .873″ .592″
  • VERY low standard deviation and extreme spread.
  • One group was 1.237″ and was probably shooter error, but no flyer was called
  • The average without the large group included is .69″.
  • One of the most expensive, and still excellent

 

Tactical Operations Bravo-51 Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2694 fps 9.26 27 .480″ .480″ .214″
  • Continued VERY low standard deviation and extreme spread
  • Sub .25 MOA group
  • Still an excellent benchmark, though expensive

NOTE: “Accuracy with flyers” includes the raw averages including groups where the shooter called a bad shot before rechecking the placement of that shot. The “average without flyers” is the average group size with those “flyer” groups not added in.