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Old 11-25-2013, 09:09 PM
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berger 168 vld hunting bullets.

Shot a buck, heavy buck @ 226 yds 7mm mag 67.5 gr rl22. Pencil entry exit pencil. 1 drop of blood found, good thing it was snowing up state ny.. very disappointed
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:13 PM
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I had excellent results yesterday morning. Will post video as soon as it is done editing.
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:14 PM
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Shot a buck, heavy buck @ 226 yds 7mm mag 67.5 gr rl22. Pencil entry exit pencil. 1 drop of blood found, good thing it was snowing up state ny.. very disappointed
Was deer retrieved?
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Old 11-25-2013, 09:17 PM
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7RemMag, 168 VLD, 73.0 gr Retumbo. Not a big deer, but a meat deer for last day rifle KY. Killed 3 deer on same hill. You can see the exit hole if you maximize the video. It's about the size of a quarter. I took a close up pic but you can see blood flowing out the exit hole on this one.



Here's the big doe I took with my 270, 130 Nosler E-tip. Same hill last Wednesday evening.

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Old 11-25-2013, 09:22 PM
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I had the camera on the hay bale with me on the second video. Sorry about the shakiness. I brought the bipod for the top video when I went out yesterday.

Berger VLD performed no different than any other hunting bullet I've ever used. I killed one deer in the morning yesterday, and another in the evening, both with the 7mag.
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:19 AM
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Yes I recovered buck, I stood were I shot and followed the tracks in snow for roughly 90 yds. I thought I missed seriously, I didn't see blood I knew there was no way I missed, because I sighted rifle 30 minutes early.... it was 1 degree and snowing bad , 425pm. I looked under a pin tree and and there he was. At first I saw tiny entry and no exit. In barn I look and found small 1/4 hole exit no blood dripping from it. These bullets are grouping 1/4 @ 200yds. I aimed double lung and thats were the bullet hit.. truely very very disappointed with vld hunting berger 168gr
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Yes I recovered buck, I stood were I shot and followed the tracks in snow for roughly 90 yds. I thought I missed seriously, I didn't see blood I knew there was no way I missed, because I sighted rifle 30 minutes early.... it was 1 degree and snowing bad , 425pm. I looked under a pin tree and and there he was. At first I saw tiny entry and no exit. In barn I look and found small 1/4 hole exit no blood dripping from it. These bullets are grouping 1/4 @ 200yds. I aimed double lung and thats were the bullet hit.. truely very very disappointed with vld hunting berger 168gr
You understand how ridiculous this sounds right? I tracked a buck last weekend with the same situation, bullet was a hornady sst. I am not here bashing hornady, there is no justification, my friends bullet performed and your bullet performed. What you described is very typical for most if not all modern rifle bullets at close range, when no heavy bone is struck. I really don't get this Berger bashing thing.
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