Reloading 168 berger vlds...need advice

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  1. mariner1995

    mariner1995 New Member

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    Getting into reloading my 7mm Rem Mag with 168 Berger vlds. I have a factory model 700 with a 26 inch barrel and am looking for advice for a consistent load gun) Thanks.
     
  2. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    If you want consistancy, H1000 is the most consistant powder i've found. Every rifle is different, there is no 2 the same. There is no consistant load for a Remington, that won't work in a Winchester. Every rifle has their own specific load. I can give you a Min. & Max. recommended load, but you'll have to do some progression to figure out what works best for you.
     

  3. mariner1995

    mariner1995 New Member

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    yeah ive been reading up on it and everyone is saying H1000...just didnt know if there was anything any other good options...do you have a preference on what primers to use? or does that not really matter?
     
  4. vatackdriver

    vatackdriver Well-Known Member

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    I think that dome use Retumbo in that caliber
     
  5. trebark

    trebark Well-Known Member

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    You can find good load data here: 284_4_168
     
  6. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    I hear good things about IMR 7828 SSC... I have some, but haven't tried it yet.

    For primers I only use Federal. For magnum calibers I use 215 or 215M. Some claim the Gold Medal Match 215M primers are more consistant, but I have found that I am just as consistant loading with regular Fed 215 primers.
     
  7. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    sendero??
     
  8. mariner1995

    mariner1995 New Member

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    oh okay ill give federal primers a try...just got to find some and some powder...just called around to my local gun shops and nobody has anything...and nah its not a sendero...i just have an sps...nothing special