Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Berger Bullets



LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 03-07-2006, 12:31 PM
POP POP is offline
Platinum Member
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: CHEYENNE, WY
Posts: 1,446
Re: 7mm RUM LOADS?

I would be tempted to try IMR 7828 with 140's and lighter. I have some of the short cut version so I may just try that to see what kind of velocity is available.

[/ QUOTE ]

Thought about it but very concerned with sensetivity to weather and temp changes. I have burns tons of it in my 378 Weathrbies (when i had them) 7mm rem mag 243 30-06 300 win 300 wby etc, etc. All loads were unstable in performance when it got hot/cold. I do not know whether now that hodgdon owns them if this has been addressed. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
"Weatherby was too long so I nicknamed it "Bee""
Reply With Quote
  •   #16  
    Unread 03-07-2006, 02:17 PM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Jun 2005
    Posts: 165
    Re: 7mm RUM LOADS?

    That temp issue probably rules out RL25 then. I have shot that load I stated at 90 plus degrees but have not shot it when real cold. It does drop some velocity though. Ramshot magnum powder might be interesting; it's supposed to be temp stable. As you know, most of the hodgdon powders are supposedly temp stable. Maybe wait for US869 to arrive on the shelves. I think that with the right powder your velocity goals are not overly optimistic. 3500 w/140's should be attainable with a pretty safe load. Hell they do it with the STW but at fairly high pressure.
    Reply With Quote



    Thread Tools
    Display Modes

    Similar Threads for: 7mm RUM LOADS?
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    loads for 7mm-08 doghuntin Reloading 7 08-11-2009 04:17 PM
    7 mm STW Loads Blacktail Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 16 11-10-2006 10:18 PM
    loads for .30-338 win mag jbeckstrand Reloading 6 08-31-2006 02:04 PM
    300 RUM loads YZEATER Reloading 2 08-17-2006 12:19 PM
    winter max loads vs summer max loads?????? 30-06 boy Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 3 04-01-2006 11:11 PM

    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:41 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC