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Berger 215's in 300 win mag

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Unread 09-09-2013, 05:40 AM
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Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

Tagging on. Currently using Berger 210's but thinking about trying 215's for next season. Interesting thread!
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    Unread 09-09-2013, 06:31 AM
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    Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

    Tagging in also I can't get my hands on any 215's but have been shooting the 230's so far they are doing ok. Interested in your results, so I'll be watching.
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    Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

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    Jeff,
    76.0 - 1.347 CTC
    76.5- 1.334 CTC
    77.0- 1.72 CTC
    I have been 0.010, 0.050, 0.090 off of the lands, with 0.010 and 0.050 both looking similar with a slight edge going to 0.010.
    No mirage on this group.
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    Jon
    Would you mind trying some loaded with 76 gr and load a few in the lands .010" and some -.040" off the lands? That is what I would do next. I am scratching my head here a little. But I think now we should revisit seating depth to see what happens between these two loads.

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    Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

    I will go load them now. Thanks Jeff
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    Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

    Made it to the range and found that 0.010 jam opened the groups up to a little over 3" at 200 yards and 0.40 looked really good for the first to shots at around 3/8" then I think I pulled the 3rd shot, because it landed 2" low. I will load 6 rounds of the .040 off and try them to confirm.
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    Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

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    Made it to the range and found that 0.010 jam opened the groups up to a little over 3" at 200 yards and 0.40 looked really good for the first to shots at around 3/8" then I think I pulled the 3rd shot, because it landed 2" low. I will load 6 rounds of the .040 off and try them to confirm.
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    Ok great. Not that it matters as all rifles are different but my rifle is at -.040" off the lands.

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    Re: Berger 215's in 300 win mag

    Went to the range 3 separate times today. The first trip showed promise with them seated 0.040 off of the lands, but one of the shots dropped 2" low. Loaded 6 more up and headed to the range. Two of the shots printed in about 0.70, then the next three landed about 2" to the right in about 1- 1 1/4" group, then the last shot landed in the first group making it a 1- 1 1/4" group. This testing was at 200 yards. So after this I headed home and took a
    8.5-25x50 vari-x III off of my .308 and put it on this rifle. Loaded some more rounds at 0.010 and .040 off of the lands and headed to the range. I'm beginning to think it is me. What do you guys think? The picture is the group shot with the second scope.
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