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Posted: 7/1/2015 10:07:16 AM EDT
I have been shooting SMK69 grain bullets in my bull barred target ar for some time and I am impressed. However, lately, they are difficult to find. There appears to be a new Sierra 69 grain bullet out or I have just discovered it. They are a tad more expensive but their BCs are higher as well. The bullet has a polymer tip. Anyone experienced shooting these and if so how do they compare. My barrels all have m4 feeds.
Link Posted: 7/1/2015 10:41:23 AM EDT
Both available at Midwayusa now.  Accuracy same out of my bolt gun. Bullet length may be a problem in an auto??  
Link Posted: 7/1/2015 10:45:23 AM EDT
Link Posted: 7/1/2015 12:37:08 PM EDT
My only concern with them is that to keep them at mag length, you have to load them deeper into the brass.  As I've not tried them, maybe that's a good thing or maybe that will limit the case capacities on some powders.  Time and the marketplace will tell.
Link Posted: 7/1/2015 1:36:23 PM EDT
I had no problems finding the 69 SMK:

http://www.powdervalleyinc.com/index.html

But yes- the 69 TMK is out.  It's still a little early for all the testing etc to see, out in the field, how they work.
Link Posted: 7/1/2015 2:13:33 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/5/2015 12:47:14 PM EDT
Sierra 69 gr Bullets base. The plastic tip bullet has a larger diameter base and no pressure ring. The HP has a .0002" pressure ring.  
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