In the first post on this rifle, here, I shot 175gr rounds from various manufactures from Berger down to Fiocchi (cost & inherent accuracy wise). This time, I’m shooting 168gr from various manufacturers: IMI, Federal, Fiocchi, and Mag Tech. Berger doesn’t make a 168gr HPBT match, at least, easily found for sale. So, I’ve got 4 match grade HPBT rounds to compare.
As you can see by reading the first report, the Berger 175’s were top notch in accuracy and quality of production. Lapua brass, match primers, superb projectiles, and bordering on ‘scary’ accuracy.
Now, to be fair, I fouled the barrel prior to my anecdotal evidence experiment, and didn’t clean the barrel inbetween brands. So, the Fiocchi had the dirtiest and warmest barrel temps to deal with. To rule that out, next phase, after the 168’s, I’m shooting the Fioochi first and the Berger’s last, with IMI (new…
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