New Powerbelt Aerolite in the CVA Wolf
Finally was able to get the Wolf out today. Beautiful warm weather, T shirt weather actually.
I started with some 300gr Aerolite Powerbelts, 100gr Blackhorn209 "71gr Weight" CCI 209M primers. 100 yards.
First and second shots are touching and #3 went off a bit.
1- 3/8" center-center
Switching over to the 250gr Aerolite Powerbelt and the same powder charge as before.
And no BS, We have about 6 to 12" of snow on the ground and it was 72* yesterday and today its 60*.
T shirt weather i tell you!
Second trip to the range
Went out to the range again even though the wind was horrible. I had gusts so bad that it took my rifle case and threw it half way down range.
I also threw some 100gr blackhorn209 and 250gr Aerolite Powerbelts down range as well.
Im not sure what it measured center to center but a new 2010 penny covers it. "Turned out to be 1/4" center to center"
I didn't have a pass out feeling today after i squeezed off the 3rd and final shot, just almost puked LOL. I was looking through the scope and when the smoke cleared i was like WTF, did it cut another hole in the center of the last 2 shots?
Cool down baby! It matters. It gave it around 3 minutes to cool down between shots.
Pretty impressive. Have you tested the expansion yet?
Is CVA a good ML??
Yeah they are a good ML'er.
The Aerolites use a copper coating and then the other "graphite" looking coating you see on the outside of the bullet.
I havent been to impressed with the bullets performance when shooting into sand and wet news paper but before i make a final decision, i put in for a new mexico deer tag to see if i could test one of these bullets out on a big boy down there.
First testing on video:
YouTube - Powerbelt Aerolite 250 Testing
That's the problem with PowerBelts. Hopefully, they'll work on your hunt.
Is CVA made in the USA?
can't beat those groups.
Thompson center seems to be more money then CVA, T/C that much better?
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