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Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

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Unread 05-27-2013, 07:27 PM
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Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

Has anybody tried swapping the bullets with same powder charge. Bullets look really similar. I found a couple of boxes to try. I have been shooting the OTM in my edge with fantastic results. Thanks in advance.
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    Unread 05-27-2013, 07:35 PM
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    Re: Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

    I tried Elite Hunters and OTM's with the same powder charge and seating depths in a .338 EDGE and they shot into the same groups. They also performed about the same on deer. Gary
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    Unread 05-27-2013, 07:43 PM
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    Re: Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

    Thanks Gary,
    I haven't had a chance to check them. I had great results last year with the OTM on deer.
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    Unread 05-27-2013, 08:24 PM
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    Re: Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

    I had a problem finding one and then the other, so I thought I would try to inter change both bullets and running the same set up. There was no difference as far as I could tell from 100yards to a 1000. That does not mean that there is no difference, just that there was nothing noticed in my testing and experience.
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    Unread 05-27-2013, 10:14 PM
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    Re: Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

    According to Bob Beck the loads and BC's are interchangeable with the OTM's and Elite Hunter. As soon as I get my new Edge this week I will be finding out.

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    Unread 05-27-2013, 10:45 PM
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    Re: Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

    I have shot both out of my EDGE with good accuracy and the same charge. My batch of Elite hunters have a .015 shorter bearing surface (similar to the GEN 1's) than the OTM's so I noticed a POI shift once I got out past 900 yds. Didn't have them on the Chrono but I was assuming the Elite's with the shorter B.S. were going a little slower.
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    Re: Berger 338 hybrid OTM versus elite hunter

    Does anybody know? Do they have different jacket thickness
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