Hornady 168gr Match – Test Results

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Manufacturer: Hornady

Date Fired: 30 June 2007
Time Test Began: 0706
Range: Deer Creek Shooting Complex
Wind: 3-5 MPH
Temperature: 64° F
Elevation: 3200′ ASL
Lot Number: 3060360

Factory Velocity: 2700 fps
Product Number: 8097
Purchase Price: $21.99 USD
Bullet Used: Hornady 168gr BTHP Match
Ballistic Coefficient: .450

Remington 700 SPS-V/P Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2694 fps 13.2 43 .864″ .864″ .481″
  • The 2nd group fired (1.273″) was fired with the scope out of focus.
  • This ammo showed very good accuracy potential with very low standard deviations.
  • The average without the 2nd group included is .66″.
  • The nice BC on this non sierra bullet combined with high factory velocities makes for a good long range load.

 

Tactical Operations Bravo-51 Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2696 fps 9.88 29 .668″ .668″ .574″
  • VERY low standard deviation and extreme spread
  • Velocity was nearly exactly the same as factory claimed 2700 fps

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.