.243 VLD Question?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by ovastafford, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. ovastafford

    ovastafford Well-Known Member

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    I just picked up a brand new rem 700 vls in .243 that Im going to use for long range coyotes. I was wanting to shoot the bergers vld's in it. The barrel is a 9.25 twist so what is the heaviest bullet it will stabilize. I checked out the berger site and it should for sure do fine with the 95's but what about heavier? Anyone have any experience with them and also what powder do you guys have the best luck with?

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  2. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    105 a-max and Imr7828SSC powder.
     

  3. ZSteinle

    ZSteinle Well-Known Member

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    +1 for the amax. got the 105 amax to shoot in a remington 243 with your same twist but never the 105 berger
     
  4. ovastafford

    ovastafford Well-Known Member

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    What about powder? I have H1000 and Retumbo on hand or are they too slow??? Thanks
     
  5. ovastafford

    ovastafford Well-Known Member

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    I changed my mind, I think Im going to try the 95gr ballistic tips with some H1000. Anyone tried this combo or similar to it? I know H1000 is really slow but I have a 26" barrel.....??? Any input appreciated

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