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View Poll Results: I prefer Berger Bullets pack size of:
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Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

 
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Old 09-22-2011, 04:09 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

200 or 250 would be the best , You get plenty of bullets to work up a load and the same lot number to boot for the best possible consistancey to achieve the most from accuracy.
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Old 09-24-2011, 04:13 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

Waiting on a guy to sell me some barnes bullets that he had left over from load testing. The one thing i am sad about is at walyworld i get 130 gn sierra bt's (.277) for about 25 a box of 100. This makes them very economical, where as the Berger bullets are 43 a box at the cheapest store i can find. I will be placing an order with BulletProof getting 2 12 pks of all the different bullets. See which one shoots best, and then from there determine if it is really worth the doubling of price. Im not trying to knock your product, its just like Scmitt and Bender (or how its spelled). They sell a great scope for a pretty penny, but there are scopes out there that are 1/2 the price that will do just as good of a job.

The main reason i am moving away from the 150 gn Sierra's is that i now am getting most things from Wal-Mart, as the price is the cheapst. Wallyworld sells 130's not 150's.

One other note, I am willing to pay for quality, plus id rather get my supplies from a hard working guy than a large corporation. I have yet to see a Sierra or Nosler rep on this site, or any site.

Cant wait to get them.
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Old 09-26-2011, 04:25 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

If they're the same price I don't care. Usually the price per bullet is lower with bulk. I like the fact that Sierra sells their heavy VLDs in 500s. The only advantage of small lots is when I buy just to see how they perform. For Sierra, Berger and Lapua I've always found applications where they perform well.

What I hate is when a company produces an excellent bullet, I work up loads and even build a custom rifle specifically to shoot them and about that time the company discontinues it . HEY BERGER! What happened to molly coated 7mm 180 grain VLDs?

Lost River Ballistics did that with their 220 grain 30 cal J40 solids. In that case they closed the whole company.
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:00 AM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

I posted before Eric asked us to specify which bullets I wanted in the bulk boxes. I would like to see both:
6mm 115s and the
7mm 180 VLDs (hybred too)

offered in a 500 or even 1,000 count box (Lapua offers or at least they did a bulk 1,000 count 6.5mm for the 123 and the 139 and possibly other calibers and grain weights).

JeffVN
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Old 09-27-2011, 11:19 AM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

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HEY BERGER! What happened to molly coated 7mm 180 grain VLDs?
For the sake of clarity, the 7mm 180 gr VLD Hunting and the 7mm 180 gr VLD Target bullets have not been discontinued. Both are among our most successful bullets.

A few years ago we did discontinue having moly coated bullet available. The economics didn't make sense. It is very cheap for shooters to moly coat bullets themselves. When you have to pay to have it done, other costs make it an unattractive option so moly coated bullet sales were very low.

If you are interested in receiving a set of instruction detailing our moly coating procedure please send your request to Andrea.cobos@bergerbullets.com. We provide thorough details on how you can moly coat bullets yourself at a small fraction of the cost of paying someone else to do it.

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Old 09-27-2011, 04:35 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

I don't like the 50 bullet boxes - I lke to buy the 100 bullet boxes, but then I like to shoot a bit. PS: I shoot the 6.5, 140 gr Hunting Bergers molly coated - wow what a difference in accuracy, one hole groups, 6.5x55, 140 gr @ 2836fps = 600 yd knock down power better than my 30-06 180gr @ 2800fps. Thanks Berger.
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Old 09-27-2011, 04:41 PM
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Re: Berger Bullets needs your advice - please help

PS: it would be nice, but probaly not very practical or economical for Berger to get a "sample box" of 20 each bullets in a specfic caliber, e.g. 20 each 130 gr 6.5mm, and 20 each 140gr 6.5mm in a sample pack so I could test a series of bullets in any particular caliber to see how my rifle shoots them. Just a sample that will give me enough bullets to test various l;oads with a number of different weights in a single caliber. May not make profitable sense to Berger???
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