Browning 7 Twist Creedmoor bullets

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  1. gpo1956

    gpo1956 Well-Known Member

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    What whitetail type hunting bullets are you guys using with the X Bolt 1-7 twist? I'm having a hard time getting the Berger 135 Classic Hunters to shoot well in mine? Any particular loads with that bullet? What bullets are shooting good in yours?
     
  2. highdrum

    highdrum Well-Known Member

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    I'd suggest a 131gr or 137gr hammer hunter. They expensive mono copper, but regarded as very accurate and not fussy about distance from lands.
     
  3. TXAoudadKlr

    TXAoudadKlr Well-Known Member

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    137 HH
     
  4. 257Tony

    257Tony Well-Known Member

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    Try the 147 eld-m
     
  5. Winkfish

    Winkfish Well-Known Member

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    H4350 at 43.4gr in hornady bass with cci primers are working really well for me.
     
  6. WYMIKE

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    ADG brass, 210M primers, H4350 powder,147 grain ELD-M Hornady bullets. adjust seating depth of bullets.
     
  7. gunmunkey

    gunmunkey Active Member

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    I'd try the eld-x 143.
     
  8. skipglo

    skipglo Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    143 eld x with 41.5 gr. Of H4350
     
  9. Leadslinger300rum

    Leadslinger300rum New Member

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    No way that's a 1/7 twist 6.5 from the factory, 1/8 maybe. Try heavier bullets, or try Berger's ammo in the 135gr hunter. Berger bullets in lapua brass for under $30 a box, good stuff.
     
  10. gunmunkey

    gunmunkey Active Member

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    Browning has just updated their twist rates.
     
  11. adam32

    adam32 Well-Known Member

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    Wrong...the Browning Long Range models come with a 1/7 in the Creed.
     
  12. gpo1956

    gpo1956 Well-Known Member

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    It is, indeed, a 1/7.
     
  13. skipglo

    skipglo Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Great to be an American! As a Canadian...that's 88.00 a box here! We pay 4.25 per case for Lapua brass
     
  14. Litehiker

    Litehiker Well-Known Member

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    I have a 6.5 CM Browning X-Bolt Pro with a 1:8 twist and shoot nothing above 143 gr. with excellent results. That twist is not for heaver bullets.

    Th X-Bolt Pro Long Range has the1:7 twist for heavier bullets, say 147 gr. and above. This twist is not for lighter bullets than say 143 gr.

    Eric B.
     
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