7mm stw

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  1. LexRick

    LexRick Active Member LRH Team Member

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    I just picked up a 7mm stw. I've done some reloads with 168gr accubond long range with 78.5gr of h1000. My question is are there better choices. I am getting .5in groups at a 100yds.
     
  2. BadDogPSD

    BadDogPSD Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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  3. jd5521

    jd5521 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    I run the 168 Berger’s in mine and shoot around .3. Your .5 five isn’t bad remember you’re shooting a large round. Other questions though. How many rounds on current rifle? Is it factory or custom?
     
  4. Rich Coyle

    Rich Coyle Well-Known Member

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    I don't know about better but another option is 7828.
     
  5. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    You should try some Berger 180 Hybrids. I think they are like 'peas and carrots" for big boy sevens.
     
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  6. BJH

    BJH Well-Known Member

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    I have a 7 STW Imp. and run the 180 Berger Hybrid over Retumbo and it is an incredible combo! It has accounted for a lot of animals in the back of the truck. 168 grain bullets are great and i used to run the 168 Berger. But it performs a lot better with the 180. H1000 is great powder too and will do the job just great. I prefer Retumbo, but that has just been my experience with the cartridge. It seems to do really well with the overbore rounds like the STW.
     
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  7. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Berger 180 Hybrids, IMR 7977, and Fed 215M primers is a good combo.

    If you want to REALLY reach out, the Berger 195’s, but you’ll need a 1:8 twist barrel.
     
  8. Smokey Andler

    Smokey Andler New Member

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    Hi, I have a Weatherby Accumark in 7mmSTW . I tried a lot of powders and ended up loading 140gr Barnes TSX using 79gr. H4831SC @3450FPS CCI Mag Rifle primers. A 5 shot group can be covered with a nickel. I've been extremely happy with the load and performance. Shot a Stone Sheep last Aug in the Yukon at 200 yards quartering to me and recovered the bullet just under the hide in the opposing quarter.