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Old 12-05-2012, 8:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Trash View Post
I think what you meant to was that heavier bullets are more stable and predictable at long ranges. Drop is a function of time of flight and NOT bullet weight. A slower bullet will drop more over a given distance than a faster one.
This ^^

The reason for using heavier bullets is lower drag so less drop percentage is realized than lighter bullets (not less drop overall, just less of a percentage than lighter with velocity difference factored). Lower drag and VLD profile also contribute to less wind drift.

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