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Berger Bullets adds handload update sheets for 338s + Litz article

 
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Old 04-19-2013, 11:29 AM
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Re: Berger Bullets adds handload update sheets for 338s + Litz article

I guess every rifle is different, maybe I have a tight chamber, but I am shooting 89 grains of retumbo in multiple fired cases 32 thousands off in a 30" barrel with 300 bergers at 2775fps. Accuracy has been amazing, my last 3 shot group at 890 yards measured 1.73". This is at 1170ft altitude. It has been holding at or under .25moa at multiple ranges to 1000 yards.
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Old 04-19-2013, 11:30 AM
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Re: Berger Bullets adds handload update sheets for 338s + Litz article

Failed to mention this is in a Edge.
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:31 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets adds handload update sheets for 338s + Litz article

Berger bullets will not work in the factory 338-378 Weatherby! I have loaded all of the great 338 bullets in several Mark 5 and accumarks and they do not shoot groups. This is not the fault of BERGER. The Weatherby rifles are freebored and the soft jacket just does not work with the freebore. So take all reload data for this bullet and apply it to the Hornady GMX, Barnes ttsx and LRX, and accubond. For those of you shooting the Weatherby the 300 gr accubond seated to 3.86 coal stoked with 113 gr of H570 vita vouri powder will surpass 3100 ( checked on 2 chronos) but it is a compressed load that upon pressing the bullet in distorts the ogive of the bullet. If you go the Barnes 280 gr LRX and work your load up accordingly to the approximate given load as stated above you can run a little over 3100 with H570. You must use Win MAG primer NOT FED 215. If you prefer the 265 gr use rl 25 and work up to approx 112 gr. You should be about 3230 fps. 26 in barrels. I specialize in Accurizing Weatherby rifles and action and there is no better thumper for a FACTORY cartridge tan the 338-378 Weatherby. I have built several of these rifles for customers and highly recommend Berger bullets so please dont take me wrong stating Bergers are bad. They just like to be touching the lands or into them a little and a very tight neck. There max load data is just like any other. A starting point for most!
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Old 05-10-2013, 10:34 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets adds handload update sheets for 338s + Litz article

With so many lawsuits today I'm not surprised at everyone trying to cover their tails.
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