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#2935027 - 04/03/09 06:41 PM 25 Bullberry?
tred1956 Offline
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Registered: 09/13/08
Posts: 408
Loc: South Carolina
Just got a new barrel for my Contender in 25 Bullberry (15 inch). I am trying to accumulate components to reload. Only punching paper right now but thinking maybe a deer next season. Wondering if anyone here uses this caliber and what they would suggest. Primers,powder,bullets,what works for you? Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
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#2936221 - 04/04/09 09:19 AM Re: 25 Bullberry? [Re: tred1956]
william_iorg Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 05/07/03
Posts: 873
Loc: West Texas
I shoot the 25-35 and 25-35AI in rifles.
In my rifles IMR 4320 and Alliant Reloder 10 give the best performance velocity and accuracy wise with the 100-grain bullets.
From the 20 25-35 (modern rifles not antiques) I easily obtain 2,600 fps with 2 and less accuracy for 5 shot groups at 100-yards not every group but I expect to shoot that well every time.
I use the 100-grain Speer JHP bullet feeding them through the magazine in my Winchester for deer and large varmints with very good results.
The bulk Remington 100-grain JSP bullets may well surprise you with their accuracy also.

#2937038 - 04/04/09 03:49 PM Re: 25 Bullberry? [Re: tred1956]
ricksmith Offline
Campfire Ranger

Registered: 02/15/04
Posts: 2076
Loc: sc
tred1956, Wildcat Cartridges Volume II has the 25Bullberry with loads for the Hornady 60, 75gr, and 120 bullets, Speer 87 and 120gr, Nosler 100gr BT and their 120gr solid base. If you want any of the numbers, let me know.Rick.

#2940304 - 04/05/09 08:02 PM Re: 25 Bullberry? [Re: ricksmith]
peepsight3006 Offline
Campfire Guide

Registered: 10/10/06
Posts: 3816
Loc: Utah

5 will get you 8 that Fred, in Hurricane has a pet load for his own Bullberry.



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