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7mm RUM & Berger 180's

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Unread 11-30-2010, 07:08 PM
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7mm RUM & Berger 180's

I need to load some 180 VLD for a friend who is going on a Deer hunt in December. The only locally availble bullets are the match version not the hunting version. Is there a big difference in construction? Should I overnight some of the hunting bullets to be safe?

Help would be appreciated!


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    Unread 11-30-2010, 09:40 PM
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    Re: 7mm RUM & Berger 180's

    Match and Hunting are the same bullets. It is the Target bullets that have the thicker jackets and not appropriate for hunting.
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    Unread 11-30-2010, 11:10 PM
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    Re: 7mm RUM & Berger 180's

    it won't matter what 180 Berger you hit a deer with out of a 7ultra.
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