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Old 05-20-2011, 01:22 PM
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JLKs, Bergers, A-Maxs, & Various Wildcats

I am looking for a few good and Available .224 bullets to try at 1000 yards. I want to push them at 22-243 velocities, but it seems there is a very limited selection of bullets that are suited for this. The 75gr & 80gr Amax immediately came to mind, but I see various sources stating that they may not survive velocities in the 3400fps range…Are berger hunting bullets any tougher?

There are also the small bullet makers like JLK (which I hear is nearly identical to Berger…is that true?) Also are any of these small makers currently putting out a relatively reliable supply of bullets that I may want to try?



I also have a question about the 30 caliber A-Max … What velicities can the 208gr version withstand? … and
Is there any truth to the rumor of a new Berger (heavier than the current 210gr) or Hornady 225gr A-max (which would presumably have a higher BC than the current 225gr hpbt)
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Old 05-20-2011, 06:14 PM
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Re: JLKs, Bergers, A-Maxs, & Various Wildcats

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I am looking for a few good and Available .224 bullets to try at 1000 yards. I want to push them at 22-243 velocities, but it seems there is a very limited selection of bullets that are suited for this. The 75gr & 80gr Amax immediately came to mind, but I see various sources stating that they may not survive velocities in the 3400fps range…Are berger hunting bullets any tougher?

There are also the small bullet makers like JLK (which I hear is nearly identical to Berger…is that true?) Also are any of these small makers currently putting out a relatively reliable supply of bullets that I may want to try?



I also have a question about the 30 caliber A-Max … What velicities can the 208gr version withstand? … and
Is there any truth to the rumor of a new Berger (heavier than the current 210gr) or Hornady 225gr A-max (which would presumably have a higher BC than the current 225gr hpbt)
im shooting the 225 grn hornadys in a 300 win mag. the shoot great
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Re: JLKs, Bergers, A-Maxs, & Various Wildcats

I shoot the 208 amax at 3210 fps and it does very well at that velocity.
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Re: JLKs, Bergers, A-Maxs, & Various Wildcats

208amax at 3150 with .5moa accuracy. no problem.
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Old 05-20-2011, 07:42 PM
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Re: JLKs, Bergers, A-Maxs, & Various Wildcats

What twist in the 22?
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Old 05-20-2011, 08:36 PM
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Trebark What power and load are you using ?
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Old 05-20-2011, 08:39 PM
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Long Time Long Ranger. What powder and load are you using ?
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