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Old 01-24-2010, 08:07 PM
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

I usually go with .5 grains at a time seems to work pretty good
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Old 01-24-2010, 08:22 PM
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

Do you guys think 200yards is far enough for them to stabilize or 300.
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Old 01-24-2010, 08:30 PM
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

Well if you have a place to shoot at 300 I would just shoot from there to make sure. It might be ok at 200 but it's hard to say without actually shooting them
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Old 01-24-2010, 08:45 PM
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

Right now where I go shoot 200 is max so ill just try that and see how it goes. Thanks for the help.
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

I won't claim to have a vast experience with the Bergers, but I have shot about 400 rounds to include 210 vld 300RUM, 180 vld 7mmRM, 190 vld 300 WSM, 140 Vld .264 WM. All were off the shelf factory rifles shooting heavy for caliber long bullets at max velocity. And the bullets were seated to fit in the magazine.

In my experience with the aforementioned, heavy for caliber Berger Vld's are my least favorite bullet for shooting short range groups. I have found if you can get groups under 1MOA at 100yds with consistant velocity, guess what, chances are good she will shoot three shots sub-moa @ 1000yds.

I'm no ballistician, and the physics say otherwise, but this has been my empiracle experience in the field with five different rifles in different calibers.
Your mileage may vary, but don't judge your load too harshly until you shoot it at some real yardage.
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Old 01-25-2010, 01:45 AM
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

That makes me feel better.... I found a range that I can shoot 300 yards tomorrow so im going to check it out. Im going to test H1000 and Retumbo..... At 100 yards Iv had better luck with the retumbo as far as groups but im going to see at 300
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Re: Berger VLD Question???

Let us know how it shoots.

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