Berger Bullets

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Topshot, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. Topshot

    Topshot Well-Known Member

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    On the Berger web site they list varmint, target and hunting class bullets.

    Are the target and hunting bullets of the same calibre and weight the same bullet?

    i.e. is a 180 grain 7mm target bullet constructed the same as the 180 grain 7mm hunting bullet?

    I think they should make this more clearer on their web site when it is finished.
     
  2. Buffalobob

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    The target bullet has a thicker jacket and does not expand as reliably as the hunting bullet.
     

  3. JeffVN

    JeffVN Well-Known Member

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    Bob hit the nail on the head; target and hunting are the same except for teh thickness of the jacket of the bullet.

    JeffVN
     
  4. Kevin Thomas

    Kevin Thomas Well-Known Member

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    Well, I'd dive right in here, but it looks like Bob and Jeff have already said it all. Thanks guys!

    Kevin Thomas
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  5. Topshot

    Topshot Well-Known Member

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    Thanks very much for the info.

    Kevin, could you advise me of the distributer here in Australia so that I can obtain some of the hunting grade bullets.
    Thanks.
     
  6. jimbojeweller

    jimbojeweller Well-Known Member

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    Parabellam are the distributers here in oz but just go to your local gun shop and they will order em in if they dont have em in stock mate:)
     
  7. Kevin Thomas

    Kevin Thomas Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the assist here! Didn't have a listing on hand of our down-under distributors, but it sounds like you've got the info there.

    Kevin Thomas
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  8. Topshot

    Topshot Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.......jimbojeweller.

    My local gun shop is lucky to have .22 ammo not to mention berger bullets.

    Can you sugest a shop that you use? I would be better off getting them mail order.
     
  9. jimbojeweller

    jimbojeweller Well-Known Member

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    I am in Tassie mate but any of the big gun shops on the big island should have em. Cleavers or Qld gun exchange etc :) They advertise a fair bit in the SSAA publications.
     
  10. saum7

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    G'day Topshot,
    Have a look at victoria arms ( They are parabellum imports ) try por-cal i know peter used to import them in , because i have brought from him , and last time i talked to him, he still had some left , horsley park will get them in , last time i phoned them they said will get in what ever i want ..and list them on they website... cheers