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When you shoot slower, heavier bullets do they impact higher on the target with the same gun, than faster,lighter bullets? Much the same way revolvers do with the same scenario. Had it happen to me yesterday and want to know if thats true as well. I`m refering to 444`s, 45-70`s, etc. Thanks in advance to everyone.

(Edited by don44 at 9:55 pm on Sep. 21, 2001)
 

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It has been my experience that the heavier the load the higher the point of impact. With my .44 magnum rifle there is a 4" - 6" difference at 50yds between points of impact for loads ranging from 240g to 300g.

That's from the bench. The difference is not as great when fired off-hand.
 

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Jack, thanks for the reply. I was shooting from a bench as well. I just hadn`t seen that much variation before from a rifle.
 

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I think it has as much, or more, to do with the way I hold the rifle on the bench than the differences in bullet weight.
 
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