Norma 168gr Diamond Line – Test Results

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Manufacturer: Norma

Date Fired: 26 April 2008
Time Test Began: 0645
Range: Deer Creek Shooting Complex
Wind: 0-1 MPH
Temperature: 30° F
Elevation: 3200′ ASL
Lot Number: 05710

Factory Velocity: 2549 fps
Product Number: 17615
Purchase Price: $45.49 USD
Bullet Used: 168gr Moly Coated BTHP
Ballistic Coefficient: .470

Remington 700 SPS-V/P Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2545 fps 15.10 48 .672″ .443″ .151″
  • This ammo showed very good accuracy potential with very low standard deviations.
  • Amazing .151 group fired
  • Slow velocities, but great accuracy potential.

 

Tactical Operations Bravo-51 Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2539 fps 13.56 49 .400″ .400″ .385″
  • Low standard deviation is a good sign
  • Amazingly consistent group sizes
  • Slow but very accurate
  • Moly coated bullets

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.