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Posted: 9/27/2005 12:32:58 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/27/2005 12:44:52 PM EDT by ops144]
i am confused if this stuff will work in my 16in carbine?

also is there a diffrence between otm and hp?

or are the two unrelated??

thanks in advance
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 12:58:20 PM EDT
In a word, yes.

OTM= Open Tip Match, commonly used to refer to the Hornady match bullets, but really applies to most "HP" type precision bullets, inlcluding the Sierra Match King (AKA: SMK) and Nosler versions.

Generally not the same kind of hollow point that you find in handgun ammo, as the "open tip" of the match rounds has more to do with how the bullets are formed, than with its expansion or fragmentation.

read the FAQ
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 12:58:31 PM EDT
Yes they will stabilize. OTM and BTHP are one in the same.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 2:45:06 PM EDT
68 grain Heavy Match HPs work well in my 16" 1x9
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 2:57:25 PM EDT
thanks guys

i read the oracle it was kinda vauge on the 1/9 twist

the reason i asked was the black hill blue box said that

you need a 1/10 twist to use thease rounds

again thanks for the info
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 7:44:53 PM EDT
I shoot BH 68 grain heavy match as well as PMC and BH 69 grain Sierra Matchkings quite well from my 16" chrome lined 1/9. Groups were 1 moa or better at 300 yards.
Link Posted: 9/27/2005 8:01:44 PM EDT
1/10 is a slower twist than 1/9.

1/9 = 1 complete revolution or twist in 9 inches.

It will shoot the 68/69 bullets.
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