Sierra Introduces New MatchKing Bullet

1997-boxSierra Bullets is proud to introduce a new addition to the legendary MatchKing® line.  Shooters around the world will appreciate the accuracy and extreme long range performance of our new 7mm 197 grain HPBT (#1997).  A sleek 27 caliber elongated ogive and a final meplat reducing operation (pointing) provide an increased ballistic coefficient for optimal wind resistance and velocity retention.  To ensure precise bullet to bore alignment, a unique bearing surface to ogive junction uses the same 1.5 degree angle commonly found in many match rifle chamber throats.  This bullet requires a twist rate of 1:7.5” or faster to stabilize.  

1997While 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 on varmints compared to their lightly jacketed Hornet, BlitzKing®, or Varminter counterparts.

The new 7mm 197 grain HPBT bullets will be available in boxes of 500 bullets (#1997C) with a suggested retail of $264.21per box and boxes of 100 bullet (#1997) with a suggested retail of $54.20 per box.

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5 Responses to Sierra Introduces New MatchKing Bullet

  1. Eric larson says:

    How about some load data for these new bullets .197gr in 7mmultra mag

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  2. Anthony Almeida says:

    Looking forward to trying this bullet. Do you have load data available?

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  3. Billy says:

    Looking forward to shooting these in my 7-300win mag

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  4. Tom Welk says:

    how about load data for 6.5-06 , sierra 1742 142 gr.

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  5. Jaco says:

    Hi.
    I need to buy some of this 7mm 197gr bullets. None of the gun shops in South Africa want to order these for us.

    Any idea where we could order online

    Thanks

    Jaco

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