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168 gr Berger results **Graphic photos**

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Re: 168 gr Berger results **Graphic photos**

great pics and results,

i use the 168gr vld bergers in my rem 700 in 30-06 and really love how they preform in it.
its not a custom rifle with high end barrel and trigger,but just a plain old off the shelf ADL with 20" barrel, 25moa rail and 4-16x40mm ill mildot scope,i floated the barrel and epoxy bedded the stock.

with factory rem ammo its a right at moa at 100yds.

since reloading with the bergers its brought my groups down to 3/8" measured from the outside edges of the holes at 100yds. and 3/4"outside to outside at 200 yds or .442 center to center. not bad imo for a stock rifle.

i load them about .010 of the lands, use rem brass,win lr primers, 168vld's,48.1gr h4350. i use this same load with hornady match bullets and match kings for paper.
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    great pics and results,

    i use the 168gr vld bergers in my rem 700 in 30-06 and really love how they preform in it.
    its not a custom rifle with high end barrel and trigger,but just a plain old off the shelf ADL with 20" barrel, 25moa rail and 4-16x40mm ill mildot scope,i floated the barrel and epoxy bedded the stock.

    with factory rem ammo its a right at moa at 100yds.

    since reloading with the bergers its brought my groups down to 3/8" measured from the outside edges of the holes at 100yds. and 3/4"outside to outside at 200 yds or .442 center to center. not bad imo for a stock rifle.

    i load them about .010 of the lands, use rem brass,win lr primers, 168vld's,48.1gr h4350. i use this same load with hornady match bullets and match kings for paper.
    That seems like an awfully light load? Is this a misprint?.......Rich
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    Re: 168 gr Berger results **Graphic photos**

    I use 210 VLDs in my 300 win mag. Results looked a lot like that. Except mine was straight through the shoulder and 4" exit on other side. Internal looked mangled just like that.

    Go Berger!
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    Re: 168 gr Berger results **Graphic photos**

    Thanks for the great post and info on the Berger 168 grain.
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    Rich,
    it sure was.
    the load i use now is 58.2gr of H4350 @ approx 2757 fps for my short barrel.

    i was most likley thinking of imr 4064 witch was loads in the 40's, 46-48grs before i settled into the H 4350 gave me abit better accuracy.

    my very first reloads were AA 2520 @ 42.8 gr @2259 fps now that was a starting load in the lee's 2nd edition (very light load),very accurate @ 100-200yds but dropped real fast soon after.

    i was new to reloading and tried to use a single type of powder to reload .223,.22-250,30-06,rem260. ya that didnt work well,soon gave that up!

    good shootin,

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    Rich,
    it sure was.
    the load i use now is 58.2gr of H4350 @ approx 2757 fps for my short barrel.

    i was most likley thinking of imr 4064 witch was loads in the 40's, 46-48grs before i settled into the H 4350 gave me abit better accuracy.

    my very first reloads were AA 2520 @ 42.8 gr @2259 fps now that was a starting load in the lee's 2nd edition (very light load),very accurate @ 100-200yds but dropped real fast soon after.

    i was new to reloading and tried to use a single type of powder to reload .223,.22-250,30-06,rem260. ya that didnt work well,soon gave that up!

    good shootin,

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    Re: 168 gr Berger results **Graphic photos**

    Nice shot placement. A guy sure cant argue with results like that. Great job, and pics. Thanks for sharing, and congrats on the critter.
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