190 Bergers, 300WM

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  1. 7mmSendaro

    7mmSendaro Well-Known Member

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    Anyone have a good load using 190 grain Berger VLDs in a 300 WM? I plan to try some in my rifle if I can ever get them!

    Thanks
     
  2. Team Roper

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    74.5gr H 4831sc Fed GM 215 M primer Win. brass
     

  3. 7mmSendaro

    7mmSendaro Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info. What velocity did you get from this load? What barrel length do you have?
     
  4. Team Roper

    Team Roper Well-Known Member

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    26" barrel average velocity 3025fps my average group size is 1/2"-3/4"
     
  5. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    7mmSendaro,
    I tried some back in February in my Savage 112BVSS with RL25 and didn't get great results. I am going to re-visit the 190's with RL22, IMR7828 and possibly a few faster powders. I was also using WLRM primers that day and temp was 40deg.
    I tried from 75.0gn to 77.5 in 1/2gn increments:
    75.0 - 2932fps @ 1.1705"
    75.5 - 2971fps @ .893"
    76.0 - 2991fps @ 1.342"
    76.5 - 3021fps @ .510"
    77.0 - 3070fps @ 1.2135"
    77.5 - 3073fps @ 2.011"

    I tried 76.5gn again, both with WLRM and R9.5M primers and velocity was pretty much the same (W:3053fps, R:3012fps) but accuracy was 2.441" for WLRM and 1.051" for R9.5M primers.
    I know your rifle will be totally different for velocity and accuracy, but it gives you somewhat of a range as to what you should expect. Hope this helps. JohnnyK.
     
  6. 7mmSendaro

    7mmSendaro Well-Known Member

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    Which powder were these results from?
     
  7. johnnyk

    johnnyk Well-Known Member

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    Alliant's Reloader 25 (RL25)...JohnnyK.
     
  8. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    Savage 112 FLVSS. 26" barrel

    81-82g H1000 just touching the lands, Remington brass, Fed 215m primers.