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.260 load data with berger bullets?

 
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Old 06-28-2007, 09:05 PM
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.260 load data with berger bullets?

Does anybody have load data for a .260 rem using berger bullets?
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:00 PM
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Re: .260 load data with berger bullets?

My research says the Berger 140 VLD with 36 gr. of RL-15 set just .020 off the lands is good for 1.2 inches at 200 yd.s. Savage Model 110. Got to know where your land's are...
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Re: .260 load data with berger bullets?

Savage LRP 260. 26" barrel. Lapua brass, .292" neck dia. 140 BergerVLD, 46 gr.H4832SC, fed210M, .005"off the lands. .25MOA 5 shots at 200 yards. Work up from 44.5, max pressure. 2820FPS
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Re: .260 load data with berger bullets?

Rem700 blueprinted, Brux 26" #17HV barrel, 1:8.5 twist, WW 7mm-08 brass, Win LR primers, 130g Bergers with H4350. Can't recall exactly the charge (worked up from 41g) or the speed, but this is a very accurate combination for me and proved deadly on this year's antelope trip with 4 kills total out to 600 yards.
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Re: .260 load data with berger bullets?

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Savage LRP 260. 26" barrel. Lapua brass, .292" neck dia. 140 BergerVLD, 46 gr.H4832SC, fed210M, .005"off the lands. .25MOA 5 shots at 200 yards. Work up from 44.5, max pressure. 2820FPS
Correction: H4831SC is the powder
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Old 12-18-2012, 05:02 PM
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Re: .260 load data with berger bullets?

41.5gr H4350 in a 7mm-08 win case necked down and a 140gr VLD. The problem was the SMKs grouped better and were faster so I quit using the VLDs
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:12 PM
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Re: .260 load data with berger bullets?

Here's a couple of loads that have worked well for me. The OALs include a Sinclair "hex nut" bullet comparator. For base to ogive measurement, subtract 1" from OAL.

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