180 Berger Hybrid hunt results... so far.

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by JARHEAD1371, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    So far I have taken 4 coyotes and 2 antelope with the 7mm 180 gr Berger Hybrid. From what I have seen, they work great for hunting. The farthest animal so far was an Antelope buck at 599 yds. The doe was 544, coyotes were 582, 361, 355, and 303. I don't have pics of everything, here are the ones I do.


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  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    Good pics, whats the load your running? Looks like a good year so far.
     

  3. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    I'm shooting 62 gr of 4831sc (above book max, but very slight pressure signs), according to Exbal they are going 3045 fps out of my 28" barrel. That seems fast to me, but it matches my drops.
     
  4. EastHunter

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    Great shooting and good hunthing!!

    Just got a 7mm on my home so will try that load some day.
     
  5. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    nice shooting Ryan.
     
  6. beretzs

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    Nice shooting! Looks like they are working well. Scotty
     
  7. trebark

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    for what cartridge is your rifle chambered? 7wsm, 7saum?

    Although you do not have pics, how would you describe the bullets performance on the antelope? did all the bullets expand 'correctly'?
     
  8. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    The last 2 pics are the entrance and exit on the doe antelope. IMO the bullets performed just like the VLD's have in the past for me. I am shooting my custom 7 SAUM. They are very accurate in my rifle and have a devistating effect on animals. More pics to follow, hopefully.

     
  9. JamesBailey

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    Beautiful rifle Jarhead-

    What brake are you running? I'm building a 7SAUM and am having trouble deciding on its brake.

    thanks, again, very nice setup.
     
  10. JARHEAD1371

    JARHEAD1371 Well-Known Member

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    I have Jim See's origional CSR brake, he now offers the Muscle Brake. Either one will work great for you.
     
  11. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    James - this is the same brake as my 300RUM
     
  12. JamesBailey

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    great. thanks guys.
     
  13. Popapi

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  14. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    Great photo's and details, thanks for sharing.