Ballistics

Ballistic Advantage

We often state that "nothing shoots flatter, hits harder or is more accurate" than a Weatherby. A key component in that claim is the ballistic performance of Weatherby Magnum ammunition. You can use the links below to compare the ballistic information between two different Weatherby calibers, or use the Ballistic PDF to review all Weatherby calibers and bullet weights.

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Trajectory Comparison

.270 Wby.
Bullet B/C Path of Bullet
(Above or below line-of-sight of rifle scopes mounted 1.5" above bore)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
130 Spitzer .359 3.10 3.90 0.00 -9.50 -25.90
130 Barnes TSX .466 2.60 3.30 0.00 -7.90 -21.00
130 Partition .416 2.80 3.50 0.00 -8.30 -22.40
140 Accubond .496 2.76 3.43 0.00 -8.10 -21.58
140 BST .456 2.90 3.60 0.00 -8.40 -22.60
150 SP .462 3.00 3.70 0.00 -8.70 -23.30
150 Partition .465 3.00 3.70 0.00 -8.70 -23.20
110 Barnes TTSX .377 2.43 3.17 0.00 -7.84 -21.27
7MM Wby.
Bullet B/C Path of Bullet
(Above or below line-of-sight of rifle scopes mounted 1.5" above bore)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
120 Barnes TTSX .373 2.67 3.43 0.00 -8.46 -22.97
139 SP .392 2.90 3.60 0.00 -8.70 -23.70
140 Barnes TSX .477 3.00 3.60 0.00 -8.60 -23.00
150 BST .493 2.80 3.50 0.00 -8.20 -21.80
154 SP .433 3.00 3.70 0.00 -8.80 -23.80
160 Accubond .531 3.40 4.10 0.00 -8.60 -25.30
160 Partition .475 3.10 3.80 0.00 -8.90 -23.80
175 SP .462 3.50 4.20 0.00 -9.90 -26.50

Energy Comparison

.270 Wby.
Bullet B/C Energy (Foot-Pounds)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
130 Spitzer .359 3106 2599 2163 1789 1468 1193
130 Barnes TSX .466 3338 2912 2536 2201 1903 1638
130 Partition .416 3288 2822 2415 2058 1744 1470
140 Accubond .496 3427 3014 2644 2313 2016 1751
140 BST .456 3385 2943 2551 2204 1896 1622
150 SP .462 3507 3053 2650 2292 1973 1690
150 Partition .465 3507 3055 2655 2298 1981 1699
110 Barnes TTSX .377 3062 2586 2178 1825 1521 1258
7MM Wby.
Bullet B/C Energy (Foot-Pounds)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
120 Barnes TTSX .373 3136 2641 2216 1850 1534 1262
139 SP .392 3443 2926 2478 2088 1748 1453
140 Barnes TSX .477 3284 2871 2503 2175 1882 1621
150 BST .493 3627 3187 2793 2442 2127 1844
154 SP .433 3634 3134 2694 2307 1964 1663
160 Accubond .531 3306 2923 2578 2267 1986 1733
160 Partition .475 3638 3177 2767 2401 2075 1784
175 SP .462 3662 3181 2753 2373 2034 1735

Velocity Comparison

.270 Wby.
Bullet B/C Velocity (Feet per Second)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
130 Spitzer .359 3280 3000 2737 2489 2254 2032
130 Barnes TSX .466 3400 3176 2963 2761 2567 2382
130 Partition .416 3375 3127 2892 2670 2458 2256
140 Accubond .496 3320 3113 2916 2727 2547 2373
140 BST .456 3300 3077 2865 2663 2470 2285
150 SP .462 3245 3028 2821 2623 2434 2253
150 Partition .465 3245 3029 2823 2627 2439 2259
110 Barnes TTSX .377 3540 3253 2985 2733 2495 2269
7MM Wby.
Bullet B/C Velocity (Feet per Second)
Wt. Grains Bullet Type Muzzle 100 Yds 200 Yds 300 Yds 400 Yds 500 Yds
120 Barnes TTSX .373 3430 3148 2884 2635 2399 2176
139 SP .392 3340 3079 2834 2601 2380 2170
140 Barnes TSX .477 3250 3039 2837 2645 2460 2283
150 BST .493 3300 3093 2896 2708 2527 2353
154 SP .433 3260 3028 2807 2597 2397 2206
160 Accubond .531 3050 2868 2694 2596 2364 2206
160 Partition .475 3200 2991 2791 2600 2417 2241
175 SP .462 3070 2861 2662 2471 2288 2113

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