RDF 22 Caliber 85 Grain Bullet

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  1. steve_podleski

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    Any info on what length it is ?
     
  3. andrewsben

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    I've been hoping for an RDF that is 338 and 275 to 300 grains. Maybe one day.
     
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    Curious to what twist will be needed.
     
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    Most likely a 1-7
     
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    Nosler's site states 1.135".
     
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    Also new RDF 6.5mm 130 gr,... 7mm 185 gr.... and 30cal 210 gr.
     
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    With those kind of offerings I will probably shoot more Nosler RDF bullets.
     
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    Pricing for blems from the pro shop is attractive as well - $17/100. I have shot their 6.5mm/140 RDF blems with no issues what so ever.
     
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    I've been shooting the 140s in 6.5x47 and they sheet as well as the 142 Sierras. With more competitive prices from Nosler, and similar performance, I'll keep giving them a shot. I wish they'd make a 30 cal 155 RDF to have a cheaper option available than the Berger Fullbores.
     
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    I have shot some of the RTF in my 6 mm
    I could not get the same results as with Berger probably not even as good as my 105 hollow point boat tail Hornady if I did I would shoot the RDF consistently.
     
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  12. watercam

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    I'll second that!
    Though the Sierra 2156 bullet is awfully accurate for me...
     
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    FWIW Nosler suggests and I concur that they like to be jumped at least .030".
     
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    Ok, I'll try that. Now need the weather to warm up
    Thanks
     
  15. BoilerBobcat

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    Agreed. I get the best groups with the 2156, but they get pushed more in the wind than the 155.5 Bergers. Maybe a 155 RDF would be a happy medium?
    I plan to try the new 85s later this year in a space gun, and try out the 30 cal 175 RDFs as well depending how they far back they need seated in a 95 Palma chamber.
     
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    22 Nosler ammo on their site states 1-8" twist. Figured it would need a min of 1-7, more likely 1-6.5". Hmmm??

    Also, wonder what COL is? Wouldn't have thought at 1.135" it would have fit and stay within 2.260". o_O
     
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    I shoot 80 amaxes and 90 bergers very well in my 22-243 AI Brux 8 tw barrel... I'm sure these 85's would shoot just as well.
     
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    Any idea when the 185g 7mm bullet will be available??
     

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