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@hoople, thanks much! This is a very interesting and eye opening topic, and flies against the face of logic. But physics is physics, no two ways around that. 

Funny story that relates to this topic. At RMAC, I was walking around and looking at the Pro Class shooters and what ammo they were shooting, with which gun and at what speed. One of the top shooters was talking to another about how he was having such a hard time with the wind, and that he'd never shoot .22 RD Monsters again at one of these 100 yard competitions.  Now that I know what I do, and that science backs it up, it turns out it wasn't the ammo that was his problem.  The BC of the .22 RD Monster 25.4 grain pellets is better than the BC of the .30 JSB Exact 44.75 grain pellets!  He was just having a very hard time reading (and timing) the wind, and blamed it on the pellets.  FYI, everyone had a hard time with the wind, and it was howling in Utah at RMAC for a few of the relays.  Some guys read it better than others, and some guys also got luckier than others with guessing when the wind would or wouldn't shift…  ;)

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