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Old 09-24-2012, 11:06 PM
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Re: Beger 115 gr VLD

Mixed results with 115 hvld's in my 25-06. One time the bullet blows up and then the next it pinholes though. I've experienced more pinholes than blowups
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:03 AM
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Re: Beger 115 gr VLD

I will second the 117 gr Sierra. Been using it for over 20 years in a 25-06 and my hunting buddy uses it in a 257 WM. 99% of the time BANG FLOP. Could not ask for a better bullet.
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Old 09-28-2012, 12:08 AM
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Re: Beger 115 gr VLD

Hey there,

I've been very happy with them in my 25-06ai, pushing them @ 3340fps every thing I have shot with it has been bang flops.... Deer out to 525yrds, coyotes out to 700..
At close range it tends to make a mess of coyote pelts... Though I'm not too worried about that..

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Old 09-28-2012, 08:04 AM
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Re: Beger 115 gr VLD

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The Berger has been looking good in our 250AI in the 3000+fps range but in the ranges your taking just about any bullet you stick in it will tip deer, also like the 120 Hornady interlock and it's done a nice job on the past few elk it's been used on. I've tried seriously for five years to get a Berger to blow up, all I've had is piles of dead game and a 100% recovery rate, even tried 140's at 3300 fps from my 270 WSM and 60gr from a 22-250 at 3500fps and no dice, they just fall on their nose
I shot a 250 ai for years with good results shouldnt of sold gun. What was your load. I used 87 hornadys with around 46 grains of w-760, this was in the late 80's.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:30 AM
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Re: Beger 115 gr VLD

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I shot a 250 ai for years with good results shouldnt of sold gun. What was your load. I used 87 hornadys with around 46 grains of w-760, this was in the late 80's.
We've been using R17 in it and it is outstanding in that case, we're running the 120's just over 3000pfs with no pressure signs. It's the rifle I first started hunting with as a kid, it's killed truck loads of deer and quit a few elk over the years, still one of my favorite rounds!
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:24 AM
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Re: Beger 115 gr VLD

No complaints going into 4th season using the VLD in the 25-06. Strike like the "Hammer of Thor" on whitetails.
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