Berger bullets out of Remington stock barrels

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by cornchuck, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. cornchuck

    cornchuck Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys! I have a question about some Berger bullets I would like to try. They are the 95 gr. Match Hunting VLD's. I would like to use them out of a stock Remington .243 barrel which I think it is 1:10 in twist rate. Berger recommends 1:9. Would this barrel of mine work?

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  2. MTBULLET

    MTBULLET Well-Known Member

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    they didn't work REAL well in my .243 AI, ok, just not great. I'm using 75gr. bal tip will excellent pdog results.
     

  3. rdsewell

    rdsewell Well-Known Member

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    On a Berger VLD bullet you have to have alot of spin to get them to stabilize.
     
  4. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    i will soon have a factory 243 bdl to try. . i think they will stabilize. the factory twist is 1-9 1/8. i tried a couple years ago to get a buddies vls to shoot them . big groups no keyholes'. don't know what the problem was. my 12 twist shoot the 88s into little bitty holes.
     
  5. Loner

    Loner Well-Known Member

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    Read the Berger bullet test thread. The 87 grain is designed for a 1:10.