Originally Posted by Chuck Boyer
Hey Limbic, I have some 180 Bergers that I tried in my STW. Can't get them to shoot. You want to buy them or trade. I am in Flora MS. Anyone done the phone book test with a 210 30 cal Berger? I do some deer depredation shooting and man do they do a number on a doe deer in a 300 Winnie.
I have not done a phone book test with the 210's, however I have shot into a 15 gallon plastic barrel completely full of water. I placed the barrel at 975 meters, or 1,066 yards and shot a nice 3 shot group clean through it before the water drained out! I was a bit suprised, as I was expecting to be retreiving bullet remnants from inside the barrel. A 14" solid column of water? I got a new barrel, layed it down and shot into the end of it so I was able to retreive my bullet that time. It is out of a 300 Wby running at 2,960fps. Impact velocity at that distance is about 1610fps at sea level, hope this helps.