Monolithic Munitions 260 130gr – Test Results

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Manufacturer: Monolithic Munitions

Date Fired: 13 Oct 2012
Time Test Began: 0909
Range: Deer Creek Shooting Complex
Wind: 5-8 MPH
Temperature: 56° F
Elevation: 3200′ ASL
Lot Number: 0010

Factory Velocity: 2900 fps
Product Number: 130g
Purchase Price: $41 USD
Bullet Used: Norma 130gr Diamond Line
Ballistic Coefficient: .548

Sniper Central Custom Remington 700 Tactical Rifle (SC2) Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2854 fps 12.99 35 .539″ .539″ .479″
  • Very consistent and accurate load using high BC Norma 130gr bullet
  • Highest velocity load tested from this rifle to date
  • Uses Remington brass
  • Moly coated bullets
  • Excellent long range load
  • Groups shot with scope at 12x

 

Tactical Rifles M40T2 .260 Tactical Rifle
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2861 fps 15.86 50 .813″ .813″ .549″
  • 2″ longer barrel only had minimal gain of 7 fps over the SC2
  • Not as consistent as in SC2
  • 40 fps less than published 2900fps from 24″ barrel

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.