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very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

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Unread 07-16-2012, 08:41 PM
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very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

Just wanted to post that using 95 grain berger vlds out of my 243 is quite devastating. I havent had an opportunity for long range hits yet, but all short range of 100-200 yards have been quite devastating. Most have produced baseball sized exit holes on groundhogs. Very pleased with the results.
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    Unread 07-17-2012, 06:23 AM
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    Re: very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

    What is ur over all length after seating those vlds? I can't seem to get mine to group well
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    Re: very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

    My max OAL is 2.81 I do end up having a slight variance in my lengths by .004" This has not been an issue when shooting my loads.

    Here is an article to find the best Length
    Berger Tips for Loading VLD Bullets Daily Bulletin
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    Re: very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

    try some 75 grn v max's. they will cut em clear in half.
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    Re: very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

    +1 on the V-max, I shoot them with a 22-250 55gr V-max and it guts them.
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    Re: very impressed with 243 berger 95grns

    Finally said overtime can wait this last weekend. Went to the range and tried out my load at 400yrds. 2 3/4" group at 400 yards. Probably could do better, but its always a start. Love these 95grn bergers by the way. I recommend them to anyone if they can find the sweet spot.
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    Unread 08-20-2012, 08:24 PM
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    Im shootin the hsm loaded 168 grain bergers outa my 300 wsm, i found the sweet spot for them finally...under 80*.... weve got a bad coon problem around the family farm so i took my wsm with me fishin....think it mighta been over kill....

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    Very explosive at 150 yards....
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