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RANGE VELOCITY ENERGY PATH DROP DRIFT TIME ZERO ADJ
(Meter) (FPS) (FT-LBS) (Inches) (Inches) (Inches) (SEC) (MOA)
0 0 0 -1.50 -108.98 16.42664 0.000 inf
50 2025 2277 0.53 -1.17 0.23422 0.081 -0.94
100 1884 1969 -0.03 -4.91 0.90525 0.166 0.00
150 1748 1696 -3.56 -11.63 2.05916 0.257 2.05
200 1620 1457 -10.55 -21.81 3.74486 0.356 4.58
250 1501 1250 -21.57 -36.01 6.01202 0.462 7.50
300 1394 1078 -36.73 -54.26 8.64100 0.573 10.63
350 1293 929 -57.74 -78.45 12.18852 0.696 14.35
400 1206 807 -85.06 -108.98 16.42664 0.829 18.52
450 1132 712 -119.64 -146.80 21.34491 0.971 23.18
500 1073 639 -162.44 -192.82 26.89787 1.121 28.34
550 1024 582 -214.40 -247.77 33.02388 1.279 33.98
600 985 539 -274.36 -310.18 39.28721 1.438 39.77
650 950 501 -346.89 -384.50 46.38926 1.609 46.26
700 920 470 -431.07 -469.47 53.93388 1.786 53.16
750 892 442 -527.68 -565.65 61.89999 1.968 60.44
800 867 417 -637.48 -673.58 70.27322 2.156 68.10
850 844 395 -761.26 -793.89 79.04370 2.349 76.12
900 822 375 -899.77 -927.14 88.20483 2.548 84.52
950 802 357 -1048.89 -1069.33 97.28660 2.745 92.84
1000 782 340 -1218.71 -1229.94 107.20706 2.954 101.95
 

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The above table doesn't take into account zero.

I'm shooting some 250gr RN handloads through my .338MX. My handloads are running ~2,200fps. (RL17 @ 48.5gr or RL15 @ 45.0gr)
Hornady claims a sd of .313 and bc of .284
According to the Speer #12 manual, with a 1.5" high scope mounting and a bc of .27, it's as follows:

"0"- -1.5"
50yds- +0.3
100yds- "0"
150yds- -2.7"
200yds- -8.1"

A better choice of zero is at 150yds"
"0" -1.5"
50yds +1.2"
100yds +1.8"
150yds "0"
200yds -4.6"

This load is primarily a close range "heavy hitter" for large/dangerous game. It's ironic that the RL15 load hits about 2" left of the 200gr FTX at 100yds eliminating the need to resight the gun for the heavier load. The powder charges are compressed so no need to crimp the neck of the cartridge.....
 

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GooseGestapo said:
The above table doesn't take into account zero.

I'm shooting some 250gr RN handloads through my .338MX. My handloads are running ~2,200fps. (RL17 @ 48.5gr or RL15 @ 45.0gr)
Hornady claims a sd of .313 and bc of .284
According to the Speer #12 manual, with a 1.5" high scope mounting and a bc of .27, it's as follows:

"0"- -1.5"
50yds- +0.3
100yds- "0"
150yds- -2.7"
200yds- -8.1"

A better choice of zero is at 150yds"
"0" -1.5"
50yds +1.2"
100yds +1.8"
150yds "0"
200yds -4.6"

This load is primarily a close range "heavy hitter" for large/dangerous game. It's ironic that the RL15 load hits about 2" left of the 200gr FTX at 100yds eliminating the need to resight the gun for the heavier load. The powder charges are compressed so no need to crimp the neck of the cartridge.....
My ballistics calculator basically gave me the same ballistics.

For a 150 yard zero, sight 1.1" high @ 50, or 1.7" high at 100 yards. You would then be 4.4" low @ 200 yards, and 12" low at 250 yards.
 

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Thanks again. Like to know my gun and what it does but not send my kids college fund on ammo. Need to learn how to hand load
 
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