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180 vld's and 168 vld's ?

 
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Old 09-18-2006, 11:24 AM
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180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

In a 300 rum rem 700 factory barrel..... will they make it or make the old "blue fog" coming out of the barrel..

berger accuracy no problems however they claim the j4's hold up to around 3500 fps, just wondering if anyone has pushed um that high "without blowing up" [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]
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Old 09-18-2006, 08:49 PM
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Re: 180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

I haven't run the 30 cals that hard but the smaller ones will handle some pretty high rpm's the 180's should do fine and the 168 should make it but depending on your barrel ?

why not shoot the 210's , a little slower but much better down range.
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Old 09-18-2006, 10:11 PM
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Re: 180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

I'm thinking 180's ... but ya the #'s state your reply...
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Old 09-19-2006, 07:35 AM
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Re: 180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

I'd definately recommend the 210s. Better BC and you can get them going plenty fast to hit at long range. In my 300WM I have them going 2950fps without a problem and have shot them to 1600 yards without a problem. With the larger RUM you should be able to push them even faster. But if I had to choose between the two you mentioned I would definately go with the 185VLDs.
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Re: 180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

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In a 300 rum rem 700 factory barrel..... will they make it or make the old "blue fog" coming out of the barrel..

berger accuracy no problems however they claim the j4's hold up to around 3500 fps, just wondering if anyone has pushed um that high "without blowing up" [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]

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To All,

I don't know where the 3500 FPS came from, however I don't believe you can break it down into something that black and white. I wish it were this simple. You have to take into account the twist rate and the cartridge, the overall RPM's the bullet will be spinning at, and any rough spots in the bore, things like this that can make any bullet blow up.

We have spent a lot of time and money digging into the reason bullets blow up and have found that there is not one single thing that all the sudden makes your bullet blow up, it could be from a combination of things at once, or just one thing.

Hope this helps.

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Old 09-19-2006, 10:29 AM
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Re: 180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

I'm running 3400fps with the Berger 185's out of my factory Remmy sendaro.

97grs. H-1000
Fed. 215
Rem. cases
OACL 3.600

This load shoots a ragged hole at 300 and 1-1.5" at 500yds with according to my program produces 1520 ft/lbs at 1000yds.

Tim
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:16 AM
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Re: 180 vld\'s and 168 vld\'s ?

Hey Shawn,

When can we expect some high quality 338 bullets?

I know that the 3500 is a wives tail i was pushing the 168's at 3650 out of my rum in a factory barrel 1-10 twist.

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