January 2016

Range Data

TESTS RIFLES
Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor 140-gr. A-Max RUGER PRECISION RIFLESAVAGE MODEL 12 LRPHOWA 1500 HB
Average Velocity: 2,672 fps 2,673 fps 2,680 fps
Muzzle Energy: 2,219 ft.-lbs. 2,373 ft.-lbs. 2,232 ft.-lbs.
Average Group Size: 0.6 in. 0.6 in. 0.6 in.
Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor 129-gr. SST Superformance      
Average Velocity: 2,921 fps 2,977 fps 2,982 fps
Muzzle Energy: 2,444 ft.-lbs. 2,538 ft.-lbs. 2,545 ft.-lbs.
Average Group Size: 0.9 in. 0.6 in. 1.1 in.
Hornady 6.5 Creedmoor 120-gr. A-Max      
Average Velocity: 2,806 fps 2,902 fps 2,876 fps
Muzzle Energy: 2,099 ft.-lbs. 2,244 ft.-lbs. 2,204 ft.-lbs.
Average Group Size: 0.7 in. 0.5 in. 0.8 in.

To collect accuracy data, we fired 5-shot groups from a sandbag rest. Distance: 100 yards. We recorded velocities using a CED chronograph, with the first sky screen set 12 feet from the muzzle.

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