This is a discussion on Black Hills MK-262 Mod 1 within the Cartridges & Calibers forums, part of the Sniping Related category; Originally Posted by Guns & Ammo Magazine When a six-man Special Operations team looking for Scuds in Iraq in early 2003 ran into a reinforced ...
Originally Posted by Guns & Ammo Magazine
Remington M-700 LTR 20" Fluted .308
Leupold MK-4 3.5-10X40mm M-1 LR
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USO Base - 0 MOA
Black Hills .308 175gr SMK
What is the BC for the blue box Black Hills HPBT 77gr?
The Mark 262 Mod 1 uses the Sierra 77 SMK Canellured, now that Sierra agreed (for the sake of the contract) to run a light canellure on the 77. Both of these are availbale for reference online, and there is zero difference in performance between the two Sierra 77s.
I will note that, having loaded to near Nato spec, attempting to duplicate the load, it is fairly impossible to do with RL-15. Using the 77SMK in NEW LC09 cases, I managed 2,675 in a standard Chromed 16" M4. Not bad, and good on pressure to 115-degree ambient temperature with a hot barrel. I wouldn't go any hotter for fear of blanking primers, and I won't run those in my match rifle either (though it'd probably be okay with the Wylde).
Like they stated, basically all 262 is is our standard highpower load on the steroid of a canister-grade powder. It IS very much more accurate, as I sometimes saw the verge of 3/4 Minute accuracy from an ACOG/M4 with over 10,000 rounds down the tube. Certainly MOA capable.
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