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7mm 180 grain Bergers

Has anyone annealed the ogive of the 7 mm 180 grain Bergers? Does it perform better on game? If so, how is it done? Is there a youtube demonstration or info available on the net?
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    Re: 7mm 180 grain Bergers

    I asked the same thing, only I asked about the 300 grain OTM this is my thread. Bullet Annealing
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    Re: 7mm 180 grain Bergers

    Ok. I gotta know. Why would you anneal a bullet?
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    Re: 7mm 180 grain Bergers

    same reason people cut crosses on the tip of round nose bullets, they think it does something
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    Re: 7mm 180 grain Bergers

    never heard of annealing a bullet. To me that spells inconsistency. Leave the bullets alone. Just sort them by weight and length to ogive. Prep your brass thoroughly and turn your necks if you have a tight neck chamber. Weight sort your brass. Weigh each powder charge. I've spent a LOT of time doing every measure I can think of and have learned about for better accuracy and repeatability only to find out some of it is not necessary in 90+% of my hunts.
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    Re: 7mm 180 grain Bergers

    The newer harder jackets of Bergers had reports of poor terminal performance and thus annealing the bullet solved it. They weren't opening. Just what I read, I was going to load some for hunting, I guess I'll see if they shoot first.
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    Re: 7mm 180 grain Bergers

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    The newer harder jackets of Bergers had reports of poor terminal performance and thus annealing the bullet solved it. They weren't opening. Just what I read, I was going to load some for hunting, I guess I'll see if they shoot first.
    These were their "hunting" bullets?
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