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Old 05-31-2010, 11:39 AM
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Re: berger vs Amax

I am getting 3150fps with the 180 Berger in the rum. I am using 88.5 grs of Retumbo with Fed 210 primers. The gun has be rebarreled and has only .110 freebore. That is why the lite powder charge. I have no presure at all and could get more but I do understand the bergers wll come apart much over 3200 and it shoots really well there. Dan
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Old 05-31-2010, 12:00 PM
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Re: berger vs Amax

You're getting some excellent accuracy at 600 & 1000 yards!

You could shove the 180's a little faster and see what happens... Last few years I've been sending the little 115 gr Berger Hunting VLD's downrange at about 3200 fps from my .25-06, and have taken three mule deer along with coyotes with that combo. No bullet problems. All deer dropped instantly, at 175, 230 & 400 yards. Coyotes really get ripped up on bullet exit, no doubt. Accuracy is good, but not like you're getting - then again I'm running a factory built Rem 700 CDL with a 6x scope, not a target/varmint type rifle.

Regards, Guy
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