7mm dakota shooters

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by 7mmboy, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. 7mmboy

    7mmboy Member

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    G'day folks,
    Just after some data/ info on the 7mm dakota. I am wanting to use 162 a-max and the 180 Berger hybrids.

    Thanks
    7mmboy:D
     
  2. snojnke

    snojnke Active Member

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    I shoot the 180 bergers on top of 73gr H-1000 to get about 3070 fps. out of a 27" brux barrel. Shoots half minute angle or less all day. Longest shots so far out to 1640 yards. Love the cartridge but brass can be difficult to find sometimes as Dakota arms are the only ones distributing.
     

  3. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    I believe Dakota always has it available for sale. Have you experienced otherwise?
     
  4. snojnke

    snojnke Active Member

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    Goes on backorder frequently. Patience is a virtue.
     
  5. 7mmboy

    7mmboy Member

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    Thanks,
    What 180 bergers the hybrids or vld? How far off are they seated,
    Cheers
     
  6. snojnke

    snojnke Active Member

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    I shoot both the target hybrids and the hunting vld's. I load them both 10 thousands off the lands and have same point of impact.