The 9.3×62 loaded with the 12 g / 185 gr Open Tip bullet is perfect for hunting practice

The 9.3×62 caliber has traditionally been used only with big game hunting in mind. Requirements have changed with time and today this rifle cartridge needs a bullet that offers a more diverse use of the caliber amongst hunters. Lapua has answered this demand and developed the world’s most accurate Open Tip bullet for this caliber, which extends its use to a diverse set of options from practice shooting to small predator hunting.

The 9.3mm 12.0 g / 185 grain Open Tip bullet is available as a reloading bullet for home loaders, yet we also offer it as a factory-loaded round for anyone for whom accuracy and performance matter when choosing a cartridge. The impact point of resembles that of the Naturalis bullet, making this the ultimate round for hunters practicing for big game hunts.

9.3×62 / 12.0 g (185 gr) Open Tip

Caliber

9.3×62

Bullet

Open Tip

Product no.

4319012

Bullet Code

G574

Bullet type

Open Tip

Bullet weight

12.0 g (185 gr)

Muzzle velocity

845 m/s (2772 fps)

Purpose

Hunting, Target

Twist rate

1-14''

BC G1

0.283

BC G7

Velocity [m/s][fps]
Energy [J][ft.-lbs.]
Crosswind drift [mm]Crosswind drift [in] (sidewind 4 m/s)(sidewind 13 fps)
Trajectory [mm][inch]
Impact point above or below line of sight (Scope 40 mm above bore line)Impact point above or below line of sight (Scope 1.6 in above bore line)
Metric chart
0 m 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
845 739 641 550
4284 3275 2462 1818
0 36 155 374
Rifle sighted in at 100 m 200 m 300 m 600 m 800 m 1000 m 1200 m 1500 m
100 0 -141 -523 -4159
300 174 208 0 -3113
Test barrel length [mm]: 600
Imperial chart
0 yd 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
2772 2453 2155 1879
3160 2473 1909 1452
0 1 5 12
Rifle sighted in at 100 yd 200 yd 300 yd 600 yd 800 yd 1000 yd 1200 yd 1500 yd
100 0 -4.2 -16
300 5.3 6.4 0
179 PBR 1.6 -1.1 -11
Test barrel length [mm]: 24