close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Berger Bullets

Reply

Hybrids??

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 10-26-2012, 01:19 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: rochester,Wa
Posts: 15
Hybrids??

Just curious what are these new hybrid bullets? Who's making them?
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 10-26-2012, 03:14 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Apr 2012
    Location: The cold part of Montana
    Posts: 1,391
    Re: Hybrids??

    Berger is making them.

    The first part of the Ojive, where the bullet engages the lands is a tangent Ojive then the second part forward of where the lands contacts the bullet is secant Ojive (VLD).

    It effectively takes care of the issue that the VLD's had with being sensitive to seating depth, that's the intention behind it any way, and from what I've seen with my loads it works very well.

    Towards the bottom of the page
    http://www.bergerbullets.com/Informa...20Designs.html

    http://02b0516.netsolhost.com/blog1/...shoot/hybrids/
    __________________
    Keep in mind the animals we shoot for food and display are not bullet proof. Contrary to popular belief, they bleed and die just like they did a hundred years ago. Being competent with a given rifle is far more important than impressive ballistics and poor shootability. High velocity misses never put a steak in the freezer.

    Joe
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 10-26-2012, 09:09 PM
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: Sep 2012
    Posts: 41
    Re: Hybrids??

    Barnes "TSX" is a hybrid bullet. Good luck.
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 10-27-2012, 06:45 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2005
    Location: Tucson Az
    Posts: 2,025
    Re: Hybrids??

    To further confuse the OP...there are four kinds of hybrids made by Berger:

    Match Hybrid OTM Tactical, match hybrid target, match grade classic hunter and match grade elite hunter

    The tactical and target are not for hunting BUT they are used successfully for hunting by members here.

    The classic hunter and elite hunter have thinner jackets in the bearing surface area making them open up better with similar performance to the hunting VLDs.

    THEN there is the shape of the tactical and classic which are designed to fit better in magazines so they are shorter and "blunter" than the target and elite bullets. Tactical and classic have lower BCs due to their shape but still have decent BCs. The target and elite have some of the highest BCs made by Berger, they have higher BCs than their VLD counterparts. The 6mm 105 match hybrid target has a higher BC than the 115 gr Match VLD Target! .547 vs .545


    All_Bullets
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 10-27-2012, 05:12 PM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2012
    Location: Carlsbad, NM
    Posts: 162
    Re: Hybrids??

    Dumb question of the month:

    What the heck bullet profile is "JUGGERNAUT?"
    Reply With Quote
      #6  
    Unread 10-27-2012, 05:44 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2005
    Location: Tucson Az
    Posts: 2,025
    Re: Hybrids??

    It is a nickname given to the bullet by palma shooters:

    Juggernaut
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Hybrids??
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    300RUM 185 Hybrids wadevb1 Reloading 7 09-21-2012 11:20 AM
    6XC and 105 Hybrids shooter65 Reloading 1 01-17-2012 12:39 PM
    FS 300 grain Hybrids alf Reloading Equipment and Components 2 11-17-2011 05:59 PM
    338 Berger Hybrids canderson Reloading Equipment and Components 3 06-27-2010 07:35 PM
    7mm Berger hybrids Jumpalot Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 2 06-24-2010 08:07 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:21 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC