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Old 11-26-2013, 06:55 AM
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re: berger 168 vld hunting bullets.

Berger bashing thing ??? .. really

How bout berger bashing customer with edited word like " it goes in 3 inches and expanse ?

Nowhere does berger say aim for bone dude. For that might as well aim for legs or head..

If there were no snow this buck would of rotten. These bullets are the last box I buy. There like Full metal jacket. I need a bullet that expand and works like soft point but with bc like berger. This is a fairy tale

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Old 11-26-2013, 08:07 AM
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Berger bashing thing ??? .. really

How bout berger bashing customer with bullshit like " it goes in 3 inches and expanse ?

Nowhere does berger say aim for bone dude. For that might as well aim for legs or head..

If there were no snow this buck would of rotten. These bullets are the last box I buy. There like Full metal jacket. I need a bullet that expand and works like soft point but with bc like berger. This is a fairy tale
I didn't take your thread as bashing for what it is worth, except for the title and even then I read it as you being disappointed. However, I respectfully disagree based only on my experience with Berger bullets. I'm not bullet loyal. I like trying a bunch. Ultimately, your dream bullet doesn't exist though. I'm not aware of any hunting bullet that performs on par with hunting bullets that has a BC at or near that of the Berger VLD.

I have killed 6 deer this season so far. 2 with 130 ABs from my 6.5-284, 2 with the 130 E-tip from my 270, and 2 with my 7mag and 168 Berger VLDs. All of the deer did the same thing, dropped right around where they were hit and bled out. Did you watch my video of my 168 VLD kill?
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Never had a problem with mine. Shooting a 22-243 with 90 gr. Target vld. Turned lungs and heart to jello.
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Yeah I did watch in complete disbelief. That buck I shot didnt flinch 1 inch when he was hit. I see people shooting game on youtube everyday with these berger and I use them and it sucks.

Question were did you hit those deer ? Lungs or shoulder blade
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:15 AM
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re: berger 168 vld hunting bullets.

I figure he's got a right to complain. I complain when my coffee filters bend over the coffee and I get a pot of weak Joe. I still use them though because almost all the rest of the time they work fine.

I don't hear a lot of bad things about Bergers but it sounds like this bullet on this day didn't work so good. 200 yards isn't close range. In fact it's well beyond where most deer are shot. If it was me, I might stay with these bullets a little longer. I'd also make absolutely sure they were Berger's "Hunting Bullets" and not their Target Bullet (both of which are VLD's). I believe the Target Bullets have a thicker jacket which may limit expansion and explain such performance on game.
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I figure he's got a right to complain. I complain when my coffee filters bend over the coffee and I get a pot of weak Joe. I still use them though because almost all the rest of the time they work fine.

I don't hear a lot of bad things about Bergers but it sounds like this bullet on this day didn't work so good. 200 yards isn't close range. In fact it's well beyond where most deer are shot. If it was me, I might stay with these bullets a little longer. I'd also make absolutely sure they were Berger's "Hunting Bullets" and not their Target Bullet (both of which are VLD's). I believe the Target Bullets have a thicker jacket which may limit expansion and explain such performance on game.
Walking towards basement to find out what the hell I used, I know there were vld hunting
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Old 11-26-2013, 08:54 AM
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someone told me to make sure the opening in the tip was clean with no lead in it and or the copper not folded in on them
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