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Down-Under


YER HBC 155gn 308 Bullets from Shoot


‘Target Rifle’ or F/ TR division F-Class down-under and there’s a good chance you’ll load locally produced BJD HBC 155s in your .308 Winchester cartridges. BJD stands for Bob and Jan Dyer, proprietors of R&J Sports Goods of Pinelands, near Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory who manufacture


not to mention the national team which came second to Great Britain in last year’s ‘Imperial’


02 BJD + Scenar + 155.5Ber + SMK2156 035 01 BJD + Scenar + 155.5Ber + SMK2156 020


them, while HBC is an abbreviation of High- BC. And high BC these bullets are with a long streamlined nose and optimal 7° angle boat-tail rear end. With an experimentally obtained G7 BC of 0.236 (G1: 0.462) Bryan Litz ranked the design second equal with the 155gn Lapua Scenar and just a smidgeon behind the class leading Berger 155.5gn Target BT (See TargetShooter October and November 2009 issues available free from the Archive section for Bryan’s detailed review of this and other 155gn 0.308s.) With most Australian state TR and Palma teams using ammunition loaded with these bullets,


at Bisley, they obviously shoot well too. This is more than academic to our UK based fullbore shooting readers as that well-known Northern accuracy entrepreneur Brian Fox has a large shipment en-route to his Diggle base, which he expects to be with him by the time you read this. It’s always nice to have more choice in such products but, there is a nice icing-layer on top of this particular gilding metal covered cake –


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