burger hybrids

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by deadidarren, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. deadidarren

    deadidarren Well-Known Member

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    gday all can someone tell how the 7mm burger hybrid pills go as a hunting projectile
    as they are for target shooting.

    if there no good i will order some 180 VLDH

    cheers D
     
  2. c_bass16

    c_bass16 Well-Known Member

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    I have no shot them on game, but I have heard very good things about using the hybrids for hunting. Use the search feature as I know I've seen this mentioned a time or two.
     
  3. steeltraps

    steeltraps Well-Known Member

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    Only shot 1 whitetail deer at medium distance with them but was DRT! The gun was 284 shehane firing 180 vld hybrid, the MV was 2920 fps and the range was 512 yards. No pass threw at that range. Deer was 207 lbs live weight. Hit was in the ribs heart/lung was busted bullet broke ribs on oppisite side and was under the hide.
     
  4. AZShooter

    AZShooter Well-Known Member

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    I cannot verify that the 180 Match target hybrid will work BUT based on my recent hunting successes with both the 230 (.308) and the 105 (.243) match target hybrids I believe they will work fine.

    Here is one thread on 180s:

    http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f19/180-berger-hybrid-hunt-results-so-far-80995/

    another thread on the 180s

    http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f17/7wsm-180-berger-takes-down-two-grizzlies-78901/

    I helped a friend make a load for his 7 Rem mag. I used the 168 classic hunting hybrid. He shot a cow elk with it and his remark was that he had never seen a elk die that quickly. He was very pleased with the bullet's performance.