HSM 168gr Match – Test Results

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Manufacturer: HSM

Date Fired: 30 June 2007
Time Test Began: 0900
Range: Deer Creek Shooting Complex
Wind: 2-4 MPH
Temperature: 66° F
Elevation: 3200′ ASL
Lot Number: 2112-6AP

Factory Velocity: 2625 fps
Product Number: 308-2
Purchase Price: $16.13 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
2602 fps 22.60 67 .815″ .588″ .516″
  • Slowest ammo of the group
  • Fairly high standard deviation and extreme spread
  • Uses winchester brass
  • Good price

 

Tactical Operations Bravo-51 Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2623 fps 11.58 34 .467″ .227″ .094″
  • Much better standard deviation and extreme spread than the 700P
  • Velocity was nearly exactly the same as factory claimed 2625
  • Extremely accurate in the bravo (averaged less than .25 MOA)
  • Called flyer group was still less than 1″.

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.