Berger 7mm 180 gr reloading data

head2h2o

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Does anyone have data for this bullet? All of my manuals stop at 175gr or jump from 175 to 195gr. I need to run the heavier bullets as I am going to be taking some hogs at longer distances here soon and need the extra energy.
 

Ernie

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Back down a grain from the starting load for the 175's (loading the 180's) and you will be fine.

IF you give the cartridge you are loading you might get some more info.
 

rossi

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I have I new rem 700 sps in 7mm rem mag best result for 180 gr berger
vihtavuori n165 62grain bullet touching lands half inch groups at 100 meters
 

Limbic

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What powder are you wanting to use?
68g Retumbo gives me good MV of 2950 with .5MOA out to 300 or so yards.
 

edober

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I received this mail directly from Walt Berger.

Hope it helps.gun)



Thanks for the information. Load data was generated using Quick Load a 26 inch barrel a COAL (cartridge over all length) of 3.290 inches and your COAL and velocity could be a little different.
AS WITH ALL RELOADING APPROACH THE MAXIMUM LOADS WITH CAUTION AS ALL RIFLES AND RELOADING TECHNIQUES WILL BE DIFFERENT. If YOU CHANGE ANY OF YOUR COMPONENTS; THIS INCLUDES DIFFERENT POWDER LOT NUMBERS; YOU MUST REFIGURE YOUR LOADS BY STARTING WITH THE MINIMUM LOAD.

If we can be of any additional help feel free to contact us.
Thanks for your interest and have a great day.

Walt Berger
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7mm REMINGTON MAGNUMBulletPowderStart LoadApproximate Start VelocityMAX LOADApproximate Max Velocity Fill Ratio168 GrainIMR 7828 SSC62.0285565.3300295.1%168 GrainH4831 SC61.0273164.5288993.4%168 GrainRE-2262.0283265.0298496.2%168 GrainH100066.0282669.52987100.1%168 GrainNORMA MRP265.0281268.52970102.4%168 GrainWIN WXR62.0283865.3298295.1%168 GrainAA MAG PRO65.0284768.0298495.9%168 GrainRamshot Magnum67.0284570.7301998.7%168 GrainVIHT N16562.0276065.3289297.5%168 GrainRETUMBO66.0283970.43022104.7%168 GrainRE-1959.0279962.4294494.3%168 GrainIMR 435055.5280258.3292088.1%168 GrainIMR 483157.5277260.5289790.8%168 GrainAA XMR 310061.0274364.5288896.5%168 GrainVIHT N56062.0285165.6301494.0%168 GrainRE- 2564.5287567.83012101.9%168 GrainNORMA MRP62.5286865.7300795.1%168 GrainUS86974.5279578.52987113.7%168 GrainHybrid 100V55.5273058.5284693.6%168 GrainH435055.5278158.8292188.6%

7mm REMINGTON MAGNUMBulletPowderStart LoadApproximate Start VelocityMax Load Approximate Max Velocity Fill Ratio180 GrainIMR 7828 SSC58.0262761.3282191.3%180 GrainH4831 SC59.0264262.4279392.4%180 GrainRE-2560.5270063.7283198.0%180 GrainH100062.5267266.02830102.1%180 GrainNORMA MRP262.0268365.52838100.2%180 GrainWIN WXR58.0265961.3280191.3%180 GrainAA Mag Pro61.0267164.4282493.0%180 GrainRam Shot Mag63.5269266.8284495.5%180 GrainVIHT N56058.5269261.5282690.2%180 GrainH435054.5262757.2274386.8%180 GrainRETUMBO63.0271066.42849101.0%180 GrainVIHT N16558.0258561.3272093.8%180 GrainRE-2257.0262860.3277191.2%180 GrainIMR 483153.5259456.6271986.6%180 GrainUS86971.5268375.52870111.8%180 GrainHybrid 100V53.0260656.0272091.7%180 GrainIMR 435052.0263354.7274787.4%
 

head2h2o

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If you email Berger directly, they will send it to you. Just give them a few days. You have to give them the specifics of your barrel, with chamber, twist rates, etc. Go to their website, it tells you what they need to send you the info that you are looking for.
 

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