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7remmag w/ 150 mks, load ?

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Unread 02-25-2007, 12:08 PM
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7remmag w/ 150 mks, load ?

anyone use this & have a good starting spot ? thanks
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    Unread 03-02-2007, 08:06 AM
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    Re: 7remmag w/ 150 mks, load ?

    faith1,

    I used them in my SFII a little during initial break-in. They shoot well with H4350 and H1000 in that particular rifle. I was just using mild loads(mid range) and only pushing them about 2850-2900 fps. Groups in the .4 range at 100, not too bad for a new factory tube.

    I'd say you may get a great combo with either 4350s, R22, H1000, IMR7828, or H4831.

    Good Luck

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    Re: 7remmag w/ 150 mks, load ?

    If your just using them for break in that's fine. But if you are looking for a long range round go for the 168 smk or 175 or the 168 vld or 180 from berger. There b.c.'s are much higher.
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    Re: 7remmag w/ 150 mks, load ?

    Yep, I'd go with the 168 or 180 VLD, or the 175g SMK, or even the 162g AMAX (.625 BC)

    168g SMK still has a relatively low BC compared to the above 4 bullets...
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