7 wsm 168 grain berger vld ?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by redeye, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. redeye

    redeye Member

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    Anyone have any load info for 7wsm I'm trying to use 168gr berger vld wtih RL25 powder. Looked for this combo everywhere I know and can't any info.
    Thanks, Redeyelightbulb
     
  2. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't suggest RL-25 for a long range load as you will be changing things every time the temp changes. This powder is VERY temp sensitive as are all of the RL powders. They also vary considerably from lot to lot. I would try something like H-1000, N165, N170, or even H-4831. Retumbo might possibly work if you can get enough in the case??.......Rich
     
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  3. Too Tall Rosenwald

    Too Tall Rosenwald Well-Known Member

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    You need to look a H4831 SC. Throw away that R-25.
     
  4. eddybo

    eddybo Well-Known Member

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    Try some vv560 and you will forget about any other powder.


    Forgot to mention with a 2.860 COAL max is going to be around 68-69grs with the RL25. Definately start lower and work up as your gun may be throated differently.
     
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  5. RockZ

    RockZ Well-Known Member

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    H1000 will also work very well with that combo.
     
  6. redeye

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    Thanks for the info fellers, I have some h4831 hadn't tried that yet.
    Redeye
     
  7. elkoholic72

    elkoholic72 Well-Known Member

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    H4831sc all the way!!:D