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Old 05-07-2014, 07:51 AM
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Default Maxiball BC?

Anybody know the BC for the .50 cal 370gr maxi?
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Old 05-07-2014, 11:20 AM
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Give it your best guess?

I'm saying .150?
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Old 05-07-2014, 11:49 AM
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I really would not have a clue... does T/C list anything for it?
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Old 05-07-2014, 11:54 AM
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Not that I could find.
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:02 PM
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I ran the numbers thru this site http://gundata.org/ballistic-coefficient-calculator/
and used the round nose as the closest design and got .346 what I would consider high for that bullet.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:50 PM
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That would be nice, but i'm sure it's not close to that.

Lyman lists the .54 cal 430gr at .160. They list the .50 at .95 which has to be a mistake for the 370gr. Hell, a round ball is .70

The .54 is heavier than the .50 which should give it a better BC, but it bigger in diameter which takes BC away.

That's why I guess they may be similar. I guessed the .50 at .150.

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Old 05-07-2014, 04:08 PM
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BC and round balls and maxi balls don't mix...
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Old 05-07-2014, 04:11 PM
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Yeah, I know. I'm just trying to figure out the down range ballistics on the maxi.

It comes out ok with a BC of .150, but I don't know if it's right.

Maybe i'll call TC tomorrow.
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Old 05-07-2014, 05:31 PM
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Just giving you chit!!!
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Old 05-07-2014, 05:48 PM
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No problem with that, but give me the BC too.
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