This is the 6.5 Precision Rifle Cartridge a precision shooter like you needs to do their precisest shooting. Is “precisest” even a word? Who cares! The only precision you care about is the rifle kind.
Hornady loads this 6.5 PRC round with nothing less than their Extremely Low Drag (ELD) Match. That bullet’s defining feature is its Heat Shield tip, which is made out of unconventional polymer that is completely immune to the effects of aerodynamic heating. However fast the ELD Match might fly, friction is incapable of deforming its perfectly sharp, symmetrical and streamlined tip.
Hornady also gives the ELD Match their supremely concentric Advanced Manufacturing Process copper jacket, which possesses a ballistically efficient secant ogive profile and ends in a drag-reducing boat tail. Once the 147 grain projectile clears a 24” barrel at a velocity of 2,910 fps, its 0.351 G7 ballistic coefficient (0.697 G1 BC) equals a supersonic trajectory until 884 yards. If you can take transonic destabilization into account, then you can absolutely join the 1,000-yard club with this ammo!
Select brass cases and meticulously matched primers and powder give the ELD Match the support it needs to exhibit its absolute finest accuracy. “Ten bullets through one hole” – Hornady’s own words to live by!
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