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168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

 
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:47 PM
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168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

Shot out to 1000 yards this past weekend for the first time. Pretty cool. I had some good results @ 500 yds with l68 berger rounds from HSM. I would like to tweak them with some hand loads. Any pointers or load recommendations?

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Old 02-04-2013, 09:37 PM
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Re: 168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

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Shot out to 1000 yards this past weekend for the first time. Pretty cool. I had some good results @ 500 yds with l68 berger rounds from HSM. I would like to tweak them with some hand loads. Any pointers or load recommendations?

Thanks

Try 70.7 grains of H1000 with a CCI 250 and a 168 touching the lands. 71-72 grains of Retumbo with a Fed 215 is also a killer combo. Both loads in Win brass.
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:48 PM
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Re: 168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

Win brass
215 federal primers
71.5 grains of retumbo
168 Berger hunting vld
This load shoots well in my rifle with 3 shot groups in the 5-7" range at 1000 yards.
As always start low and work up on the load. Good luck.
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:06 AM
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Re: 168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

71gr H1000
Fed 215M or Rem 9 1/2m
Nosler brass
168gr Berger Classic hunter

0.010 of the lands to 0.100 off the lands solid 1/2moa on bad days
It is a pretty warm load though, work up with care.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:19 PM
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Re: 168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

Thanks guys!
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:40 PM
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Re: 168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

70.4g Retumbo
CCI BR2 primers
Nosler brass
168g Berger VLD
.050 off lands
26" barrel
3030 f/s
1/2 MOA
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:17 PM
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Re: 168 bergers load for 7 rem mag

im using 70gr H1000 Fed215M primers and win brass 5-10 thou off lands.
tested 3040fps at 0F and 3060fps at 65F. no pressure signs.
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