6mm .243 Caliber (.243) 70 gr. HPBT MatchKing

Sierra MatchKing BulletsDesigned specifically for record-breaking accuracy, the 70 grain MatchKing® quickly established itself as the bullet to beat in centerfire competitions out to 400 yards.  With Sierra's traditional precision design, the #1505 HPBT gained wide and immediate acceptance.

In handguns chambering 6mm cartridges, the 70 grain #1505 MatchKing® bullet, which was designed as a bench rest bullet, is suitable for targets out to medium range. This bullet has the famous MatchKing® qualities of precise concentricity and uniformity, and it delivers incredible accuracy. This bullet is an excellent choice for the NRA half-size silhouettes.

While they are recognized around the world for record-setting accuracy, MatchKing® and Tipped MatchKing® bullets are not recommended for most hunting applications.  Although MatchKing® and Tipped MatchKing® bullets are commonly used for varmint hunting, their design will not provide the same reliable explosive expansion at equivalent velocities in varmints compared to their lightly jacketed Hornet, Blitz or Varminter counterparts.

The #1505 was introduced in 1974.

Dia. (inches) Weight (grains) Sectional Density Ballistic Coefficients and Velocity Ranges
0.243 70 .169 .259 @ 2800 fps and above
.257 between 2800 and 2200 fps
.270 @ 2200 fps and below

Price: $32.36
Stock Code: 1505
100 bullets
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Jimmie A of Pampa, Texas December 17, 2016
I've been using these bullets since the 80s with excellent service results. I mainly varmint hunt but have taken several whitetail and mules with them as well. I have a model 70 XTR FWT.
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Eric E of Aspers, Pennsylvania April 16, 2014
Most accurate out my Stevens 243. I am getting sub.25inch 100yds. Great out 400yds. Thanks Sierra.
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