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7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

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Unread 05-22-2009, 11:59 AM
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7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

Does anyone out there have a good load for the 7mm STW shooting a 168 Berger VLD?
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    Unread 05-23-2009, 03:38 AM
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    Re: 7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

    I have just reloaded with vv N165

    71.5gr , col 10mm, 3050 f/s

    sub 1/2" 3 shot groups @ 100 meters


    Shoot in my Win 70 with a Broughton 31.5" barrel

    Here are some other loads:

    http://www.accuratereloading.com/7mmtarg.html
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    Unread 05-25-2009, 05:31 PM
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    Re: 7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

    Thanks, I'll give that a try by working up to that load.
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    Re: 7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

    I shoot Fed 215M primer, WW brass, 82.0gr Retumbo @3200 fps. Bullets are seated to fit the clip with about an .070" jump to the lands. Three shots through one ragged hole.
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    Re: 7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

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    does anyone out there have a good load for the 7mm stw shooting a 168 berger vld?
    try retumbo 78 grains.....it works for me..
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    Re: 7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

    Thank you, I will give it a TRY.
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    Re: 7mm STW 168 Berger VLD

    Capt,
    I use 79.8 gr of Retumbo and 215GM primers.
    3125fps w/168gr Berger VLD loaded to touch lands.
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