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7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

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Unread 02-23-2013, 02:35 PM
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7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

I am switching to this round out of my 7MM Rem Mag. Has anyone used 4831 SC with 180 bergers out of a 7 Mag? What do you use?
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    Unread 02-23-2013, 03:20 PM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

    I use Retumbo , H1000, or Ramshot magnum in mine
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    Unread 02-23-2013, 04:56 PM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

    working up a load now with Retumbo, magnum would be a good option to I think. 4831 seems like you'd be leaving velocity on the table.
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    Unread 02-24-2013, 10:35 AM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

    Joe, you're right, I was using H-4831sc in my 7WSM with the 180 Berger's. It shot great, but velocity was low. H- 4831sc worked great with the 162 A-max, 3020fps.
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    Unread 02-24-2013, 11:02 AM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

    We were just discussing some loads details in another thread about a members recent build. I shared my load on that thread using the hybrids. Do a search because there are a ton of discussions about this.

    But i think you will loose lots of speed with 4831. I would go h1000 or retumbo depending on barrel length.
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    Unread 03-03-2013, 02:45 PM
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

    Ok, I do have some Retumbo and H1000 that I am not opposed to using. So I will be shooting this out of a 26" barrel with winchester brass and an overall length of 3.418". Which powder do you think I will be best suited for this mid lenght barrel. My preference would be Retumbo to squeeze a little more velocity out of my gun.
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    Re: 7mm Rem Mag and 180 Berger Hybrids

    I know its an old thread but, how did you make out greener280 with you rifle? What load did you end up using?
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