155gr Berger's in my 30-06

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by backwoods hunter, May 22, 2009.

  1. backwoods hunter

    backwoods hunter Well-Known Member

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    Just wanted to start out buy saying hi fellas. This is my first post on this forum.
    I tried some 155gr. Berger's in my 30-06 today and the results were great. The rifle is a win. 1885 high-wall with a 28in tube. My favorite rifle. At 200 yds they shot under a group you can cover with a dime. At 500 yds it shot a group you can cover with a quarter. Probably even better with someone else behind the gun. But needless to say I'm very happy with these bullets!
     
  2. RockyMtnMT

    RockyMtnMT Official LRH Sponsor

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    Welcome aboard,

    That souds like very good shooting to me. You should put it away now and just tell stories about how good it is.:D

    Steve
     

  3. Leupold308

    Leupold308 Active Member

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    No needed to experiment with loads then, as thats remarkable shooting @ 500yds. How many flyers is that not counting. Good shooting: sierras new 155 sound good to, but why switch now.
     
  4. backwoods hunter

    backwoods hunter Well-Known Member

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    That was off the Bench. I shot 3 shot at my 500 yard target and havent shot at it since. Maybe it was luck who knows.
     
  5. Leupold308

    Leupold308 Active Member

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    A good friend of mine has a 1885 high-wall in -06 and his to has a very good bore. Does it like other leads , or to soon to tell?
     
  6. backwoods hunter

    backwoods hunter Well-Known Member

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    The only other bullets i have shot in it were hornady 150gr. SST and inter bond. The gun shoots them very well to. I never explored any passed that. I shot the SST right off the bat and stuck with them for all may playing and groundhog hunting (CHEAP bullets). I used the inter bond's for all my big game hunting. I do this with a lot of my guns because both bullets shoot the same. Same power, primer, ect. That way I don't even have to re-sight in my gun. With the hornady bullet i was getting about a 2 1/2, 3 shot group at 500 yards. My high wall is the commemorative 06, Because it was the only one i could find at the time.
     
  7. RT2506

    RT2506 Well-Known Member

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    If you are going to deer hunt use those Berger's. I shot a deer with a 155 VLD out of my 308 last year and you would not believe what it did to that deer. Exit hole the size of a baseball in offside shoulder. The vitals were soup. Oh! They shoot little bitty groups also.:D