Berger 230g Tactical out of a 300 Rum?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by RLA, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. RLA

    RLA Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have a good load for this bullet. Berger sent me the reloading data but it looks a little weak.
     
  2. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    I find reliable load data here:

    308_15_240

    All of Berger's load data is 'weak'. Clearly they have lawyers attempting to mitigate any potential law suits.
     

  3. 300spanker

    300spanker Well-Known Member

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    Shot our first mule deer with this bullet last week at 300 yards. my load is 90 grains of retumbo 15thousands of the lans. 3055fps out of a 28 inch barrel. the bullet performed perfectly.
     
  4. raven1776

    raven1776 Active Member

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    I personally like to start at 3/4 of max load and work up from there. People have been telling me to work up in 1g increments until you get your accuracy and then fine tune from there. Also good to play with seating depths if your magazine will allow.
    I am still playing with the 210g hunting bullets from Berger. 89.6g seems to be close.
     
  5. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    woooooo-hooooooooo nothin' like wakin' up a year old thread!