Spring River 168gr Match – Test Results

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Manufacturer: Spring River

Date Fired: 26 April 2008
Time Test Began: 0958
Range: Deer Creek Shooting Complex
Wind: 3-5 MPH
Temperature: 36° F
Elevation: 3200′ ASL
Lot Number: —–

Factory Velocity: 2650 fps
Product Number: 308 168gr
Purchase Price: $???? USD – Price On Request from Spring River
Bullet Used: Nosler 168gr BTHP Match
Ballistic Coefficient: .452

Remington 700 SPS-V/P Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2652 fps 12.42 29 1.362″ 1.362″ 1.049″
  • The Standard Deviation and extreme spread were very good for this load
  • A large 1.971″ group was fired with no called flyers.
  • A small specialty ammo manufacturer

 

Tactical Operations Bravo-51 Test Results
Average Velocity Standard Deviation Extreme Spread Accuracy w/flyers Accuracy no flyers Best Group
2640 fps 14.05 42 .910″ .711″ .315″
  • Low standard deviation is a good sign
  • Potentially some good accuracy from this load

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.