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7 RUM & Berger 180's

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Unread 12-13-2005, 02:02 PM
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7 RUM & Berger 180\'s

Does anyone have any data they are willing to share. I have a sendero and have been shooting 168 SMK's.

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Unread 12-13-2005, 06:04 PM
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Re: 7 RUM & Berger 180\'s

the only powder i used with this combo was wc872 and 97-99 gr was all i could use,depending on temperature, before the bolt would start to get sticky.don't know the velocity.this was out of a 3 groove, 7 twist barrel.
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Unread 12-14-2005, 09:57 PM
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Re: 7 RUM & Berger 180\'s

Fed 215M, 88.0gns Retumbo gave me 3280 out of a 29"tube. 1/9 twist, great accuracy. This is the only powder I have tried so far. I was able to go up to 90.0 but it was a hot load. Reduce the above load to start with, and of course, use at your own risk.
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