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berger 338 250gr hybrid loads for 338 win mag

 
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Old 03-06-2012, 01:39 PM
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berger 338 250gr hybrid loads for 338 win mag

I was lucky to be chosen to beta test these new bullets before they reach the marketplace. Anyone have experience with 338 win mag loading for berger hybrid bullets? Bullet 250 gr hybrid OTM is 1.6285" G7 is 0.349 and G1 is 0.682. I'm using winchester new brass and CCI 250M primers. Rifle is an accurized Mauser with 26" match McGowen barrel. Doing a ladder test and bullet seating depth tests. Powders on hand IMR 4064, IMR 4350, Reloder 17, and H4831sc. Thanks, Steve
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Old 03-06-2012, 08:41 PM
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Re: berger 338 250gr hybrid loads for 338 win mag

I have no experience with them, but am interested. I for one would love to here the results of your testing. Wish I could help and hope someone can.
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Old 03-06-2012, 09:30 PM
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Re: berger 338 250gr hybrid loads for 338 win mag

Sweet, really interested in how imr4350 does. I also hear rl19 is a good powder in the heavier bullets in the 338wm. Bet imr4350 and h4831 do well. Please keep us updated,looking forward to the info.
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Old 03-07-2012, 01:54 AM
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Re: berger 338 250gr hybrid loads for 338 win mag

I am testing them also in a 338 Ultra mag. I started out .050 off the lands because that is where my 225 TTSX's shot 5/8 inch at 300 yds. So far my best group is 3 shots in 1 inch at 300 yds. with 90 gr IMR 7828 and fed mag primers at 3015 fps. I talked with Michelle G. today to try and find a starting point for seating depth because these are different than the VLD's. And if I do a bunch of seating depth's I will not have enough bullets to test these out at farther distances. She said she would talk to Eric and find out where they were seating the 300 gr hybrids and get back to me. I will let you know what she said.
When I tested these on monday the wind was blowing from 6 to 10 mph and these bullets were shooting good. If I can get these to shoot better than they WILL be my go to bullet for long range hunting.
I will post my loads and results after I shoot my next test loads.
Tarey
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:31 PM
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Re: berger 338 250gr hybrid loads for 338 win mag

If you got 1'' at 300 you are doing good. That is 1/3 moa and they usually hold at distance. I have got 1'' at 400 w/300 otm, but is usually closer to 2+, that is at .005 off, and those rounds are within .002-3 consentric.I also fed 215, but would like to try match primer.
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