pet loads for 7mm Rem Mag

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by hydehunter, Sep 3, 2018.

  1. hydehunter

    hydehunter Well-Known Member

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    a friend talked me into working up a load for his 7 mag Rem using Berger 168 Hunting bullets does anyone have a pet load I could get to start with? thanks Jim
     
  2. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    I use Nosler brass, IMR 7828 or 7977 powder, and either Fed 215M or CCI 250 primers. Seat the bullets .015" off the lands. Work up powder charges to find an accuracy node.
     
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  3. hydehunter

    hydehunter Well-Known Member

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    that is what I was thinking thanks
     
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  4. AZShooter

    AZShooter Well-Known Member

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    You didn't say which 168 Berger, classic hunter or VLD hunting.

    I have been involved in making four 7mm Rem mag rifles shoot excellent groups with the 168 classic hunter and 71-73 grains of Retumbo, Norma brass and 215 primers. Bullet is seated to fit and feed from magazine. Start at 69 gr and work up for accuracy and velocity. None of the four rifles required any seating depth tweaking as all four shot tiny clusters at 100 yds.
     
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  5. hydehunter

    hydehunter Well-Known Member

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    thanks Azshooter,it will be the classic hunter will give it a try
     
  6. MAGA

    MAGA Well-Known Member

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    168gr. Nosler Accubond Long Range (should be similar to the 168gr VLD)
    Hornady brass
    CCI mag primer
    69 grains of RL-25

    Don't remember the COAL off the top of my head, but I do know that the cartridge is 1 millimeter away from the tip of the bullet to the inside/end of the magazine box in a Sako A7.
     
  7. Marion Beebout

    Marion Beebout Member LRH Team Member

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    69.2 gr h1000 with 168 classic hunter 215m primer