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Old 09-08-2011, 08:38 PM
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best factory hunting load 7mm stw

going deer hunting in SD in just a few weeks, picking up a 7stw and don't have time to invest in a reloading setup. Can you guys point me in the right direction for a quality factory load and maker...
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:04 PM
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Re: best factory hunting load 7mm stw

I would recommend giving the Double Tap ammo a try, I have had great accuracy with both the 140 and 160 grain accu-bond ammo they offer in 3 different 7 STW rifles I own. Barrel twist is something to keep in mind... Good luck.
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:15 PM
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Re: best factory hunting load 7mm stw

thanks, where do you get it?
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:24 PM
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Re: best factory hunting load 7mm stw

Try MidwayUSA.COM It's reasonably priced as well.
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Re: best factory hunting load 7mm stw

Try HSM’s 162gr BTSP or 168gr VLD … The Hunting Shack, Inc. - 7mm STW


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Old 09-09-2011, 10:33 AM
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Re: best factory hunting load 7mm stw

I want to try the bergers but what's up with all the mixed reviews on HSM? Lots of shooters claiming they basicly suck!
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Re: best factory hunting load 7mm stw

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I want to try the bergers but what's up with all the mixed reviews on HSM? Lots of shooters claiming they basicly suck!
Shooting Berger's VLD is easier if you handload. In my 7 saum, you work up the powder load and then start trying different seating depths. My saum wants the 168 vld to jump 080". All this effort gets me 3/4 moa most every time.

How would you do that with off-the-shelf ammo?

Maybe that's part of the problem that you read.
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