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Old 07-08-2013, 07:58 AM
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

Anyone shooting the 250's?
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Old 07-08-2013, 08:27 AM
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

You can find 250's. That's one good reason to shoot them.
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

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Anyone shooting the 250's?
Not quite yet, but as soon as they make some for a 30 cal I will.

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Old 07-08-2013, 07:07 PM
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

I have shot the 250's.
I stepped down from the 300's to the 250's because like LayinItDown mentioned, 300's don't fit into a factory 700 mag (this is for the .338 RUM of course).

They shot VERY well out to 1000 yards. They had a fair bit less drop and almost the same wind drift as the 300's. I was happy with them. I have not shot them past the 1000 yard mark yet, and probably wont. the 300's really pull away from the 250's at that point... more in energy than wind, and so for me, the verdict is...

250's under 1k
300's over 1k.

the 250's also had less felt recoil by... well, enough to notice.

I just bought a Wyatt`s mag well for it so I can fit the 300`s, but might stay with the 250`s just because I can.
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Old 07-08-2013, 08:15 PM
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

what 250 is berger even making anymore?
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

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what 250 is berger even making anymore?

Berger Tactical Bullets 338 Cal (338 Diameter) 250 Grain Hybrid Open

With Berger's site down, it's hard to know what they making but the OTM and the Elite Hunter are still current in 250 gr. as far as I'm aware.
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Re: 250 VS 300 Berger .338?

I used the Hybrids on a spring bear this year. Unfortunately I was in a rush and got no exit pics. At 200 yards (I know... too close) the exit was right around 1". I punched through both shoulders.
it was about 5:00 pm on a Sunday, had to work the next morning at 6:00am. Why, always on a Sunday evening???
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