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168 VLD's Sweet Spot?

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Unread 06-14-2009, 03:20 PM
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168 VLD's Sweet Spot?

I was wondering if any one has found a sweet spot for the 7 mm 168 Bergers. I shoot a 6.5X284 with the 140 VLDS and the known sweet spot is roughly 2950-3050. Just wondering if there is a known one for the 168's.

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Unread 06-16-2009, 08:15 AM
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Re: 168 VLD's Sweet Spot?

In my 7mm WSM the 2950fps range is my accuracy node in a 26" barrel with the 168 bergers.
I am using H1000
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Unread 06-17-2009, 06:48 AM
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Re: 168 VLD's Sweet Spot?

I run the 168s @ 2950fps in my 7RM Sendero.
My rifle likes them .040 off the lands. I know but that gives the best accuracy.
Play with the bullet seating and the speed.
It took me the better part of 2 Saturdays to find the sweet spot.
It now shoots 1/2 moa with ease.

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