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Berger 230 OTM Tactical Bullet

Anyone tried the 230 gr Berger Tactical OTM Bullet in the 300 Win yet?

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    Re: Berger 230 OTM Tactical Bullet

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    Anyone tried the 230 gr Berger Tactical OTM Bullet in the 300 Win yet?
    I've run hundreds of them through my 300 WM and 300 WSM. I use 75.2 grains of Retumbo to drive them at over 2800 in the Win and 7828ssc for the WSM achieving 2750fps.

    There are several good threads about them on here. Do a google search for 230 OTM hunting and enjoy.
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    Re: Berger 230 OTM Tactical Bullet

    This thread on the 230 OTM will keep you busy for a while:

    Berger 230 and 300 OTM Hybrid terminal results
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    Re: Berger 230 OTM Tactical Bullet

    Very good thread Thanks

    Seems everyone is suggests H1000 or Retumbo with the 230 OTM. I seen a military contractor was pushing to replace the 220 Sierra MK with the 230 OTM. The Contractor was pushing the 230 OTM at 2900 FPS in the 26" barrel that's cooking in the 300 Win Mag.

    I have a New Rem 700 5r Tact to reload for in 300 Win and 26".
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    Re: Berger 230 OTM Tactical Bullet

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    Very good thread Thanks

    Seems everyone is suggests H1000 or Retumbo with the 230 OTM. I seen a military contractor was pushing to replace the 220 Sierra MK with the 230 OTM. The Contractor was pushing the 230 OTM at 2900 FPS in the 26" barrel that's cooking in the 300 Win Mag.
    Sounds like he might be using a Shooting Chrony. From a 27" 300 win we are getting 2775 with H-1000. That was across an Oehler 35. Still a killing machine and does very well on large game in wind.

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    Re: Berger 230 OTM Tactical Bullet

    Broz

    I think 2800 FPS or less in my 26" will be enough. Are you using Magnum primers or large rifle?

    I have a few bull moose every year stay out of range at the 700/ 800 yard range......in 2014 I have a surprise for them!
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    Broz

    I think 2800 FPS or less in my 26" will be enough. Are you using Magnum primers or large rifle?

    I have a few bull moose every year stay out of range at the 700/ 800 yard range......in 2014 I have a surprise for them!
    Yes, I like magnums incase we get into very cold temps. We are using FED GM 215 M's and H-1000. My son has taken many elk with the 230 OTM from his 300 win. This year he took a large 6x6 elk at 815 yards.

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