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Berger 250 otm on game performance

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Unread 08-04-2012, 02:42 AM
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Berger 250 otm on game performance

Just wondering if any of the blokes who received some of these for testing actually shot any game with them? I am considering trying them in a 338 rum. Would the on game performance be similar to the 300 otms?
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    Re: Berger 250 otm on game performance

    I sure hope they work good! I just got a load worked up for my 340 weatherby with them. I hope to be able to awnser that guestion this fall! I will try them on deer, elk, and maybe a bear if abig one will come in on one of my baits.
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    Re: Berger 250 otm on game performance

    I may go to them as well. I have been shooting the 300 SMK but am almost out, and having a high B.C bullet that fits the mag is sure appealing. Or I can just get a Wyatts installed and be done with it.
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    Re: Berger 250 otm on game performance

    Thanks for the replies fellas but just saw Eric's post about the new 250 gn hunting due out in a few weeks so will probably give those a go
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    Re: Berger 250 otm on game performance

    Wyomingblizzard, just out of curiosity, what load did you come up with for the 340?
    I've been trying to develop one for my 340 with the 250.

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    Re: Berger 250 otm on game performance

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    Wyomingblizzard, just out of curiosity, what load did you come up with for the 340?
    I've been trying to develop one for my 340 with the 250.

    Randy
    It has been a test will to find a load that would shoot the way I wanted. Finaly found 92.8 grain of H1000, with the col of 3.880. This makes it a single shot and it is still around .150 from lands. I am still doing drop verification, so I dont have a validated mv yet, my chrony shows 2930. This load is very warm, shows pressure at 93.5, so start low and work up.I tried sevral powders and could not find a node. imr4831,h4831sc,imr7828,ram shot mag, evan tried faster powder h4350. Targets looked like I was patering my skeet gun! With all of the weatherby freebore it was hard to get them to shoot. Most all of the powders tried showed best group, no matter how bad it still was, just below pressure singns. This is by far the most trouble I have ever had working a load for any gun!
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