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Old May 24th, 2020, 07:39 AM #21
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Originally Posted by Park ranger View Post
Your experience may be different than mine, but have shot at the national at camp Perry many many years, no one shoots a 223 out of AR at 1000 yards. Sone try and figure out real quick why it's a bad idea. Long skinny bullets dont do well in transonic region, which happens at Mach 1. 2 to Mach .8. For example, the 80 grain SMK is a great bullet but not in transonic region.
That is the info I was asking for. I have not heard that about that bullet.

I have shot the SMK 175 out to 1200 yards and did not see any transonic issues.
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