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Unread 04-13-2008, 11:19 PM
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question on factory ammo

I have a 7mm rem mag and won't have access to my reloading equiptment for awhile and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on decent long range factory ammo I will only be shooting out to 5 or 600 yards.

My second question is I have a back up 7mm rem mag barrel and want it rechambered to something that will push a 180 berger to 3100 or 3200ish but don't want a stw or rum as I already have had those would like something a little different and would take any suggestions thanks
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Unread 04-16-2008, 10:30 AM
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Some 7mm rem mags like the federal premum 140gr NAB I had better
luck with the Hornady Custom 139gr BTSP and have been succesfull
at 500yrds+ with them.

Try several brands to see which one is the best in your rifle .

I have not had much luck with heaver factory loads.

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Unread 04-16-2008, 11:41 AM
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180 gr at 3200fps

This info is posted on reloadersnest dot com. It is for a 300 Weatherby Mag necked down to 7mm.

BulletBerger VLD
BulletWeight180 grs
PowderAlliant Reloader 25
PowderWeight74 grs
PrimerFederal GM 215
Brass MakeWeatherby
Barrel Length28 (inches)
C.O.L3.77 (inches)
Velocity3200 fps
Group0.5 (inches by 3 shot at 100 yds)
Submitted Date9/25/2005 1:28:00 PM
Submitted ByScott Williams
Gun Info Remington action, Lilja barrel Leupold Mk 4 Scope

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