Solid fundamentals built Sellier & Bellot. A good grasp on what works and what doesn’t hasn’t hurt the brand over the years, either. The seemingly outmoded, outdated SPCE bullet design is anything but outmoded or outdated. If you want an accurate, versatile and hard hitting 150 grain .30-06 Springfield cartridge, it’s very hard to beat this cartridge for the price. The great accuracy, thanks in part to the better gas seal from the flange on the step-sided bullet profile and the mechanical expansion control of the “cutting edge” design means you are on target and that target is as good as dead.
The minimal weight and yet, still hard-hitting projectile means this versatile round can be used in the deer season when you’re thinking the old .30-06 power profile has a bit too much in it, for normal sized game. The solid fundamental design aspects of this cartridge and the historical fundamentals of the S&B brand combine to offer a moderately priced, high-performance cartridge for the trusty bolt gun or semi-auto.
Legitimate ballistics via the 2887 fps muzzle velocity and the 2777 ft. lbs. of energy delivered out of the barrel places this cartridge squarely at the top tier for performance; the icing on the cake is the reasonable price for a Boxer primed brass cased .30-06 that can reasonably be expected to see sub MOA accuracy out of most rifles.
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Posted On: 7/3/2021 By: Martin Flanigan