Berger bullet question

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by GO-FASTER, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. GO-FASTER

    GO-FASTER Well-Known Member

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    I have a box of the old 52 grain 22 cal bullets that are the J4 jackets hollow points are this good for small varmits ? or just targets ? and how do I add a photo?
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  2. nighthunter264wm

    nighthunter264wm Well-Known Member

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    They are excellent target bullets but I doubt that small varmints will know the difference.
     

  3. EddieHarren

    EddieHarren Well-Known Member

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    You might try "flaring" the nose on a few. I did this with some 6mm BR bullets and they blew up on varmints like Ballistic tips.
     
  4. Tim Behle

    Tim Behle Well-Known Member

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    J-4 is an excelent jacket for a varmint bullet
     
  5. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    Go-Faster,

    What will you be shooting them in? In a 22-250 or Swift you will get violent pops on vermin. In a 222 or 223 class round you will not get the violent pops but they will still work well at dispatching small critters.

    Accuracy is key in varminting and these should perform well for you in that area as well!!

    Kirby Allen(50)
     
  6. GO-FASTER

    GO-FASTER Well-Known Member

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    these will be out of my 22-250 shooting sage rats and rock chucks I want to blow them up!!!
     
  7. GO-FASTER

    GO-FASTER Well-Known Member

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  8. Fiftydriver

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    Sage rats will get misted out to 300 yards or so but Chucks will not blow up from a 22-250, just to tough of a critter and much heavier. They will certainly drop themin their tracks with a well placed shot and you may get the occasional flip!!

    Kirby Allen(50)