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#6217367 - 02/25/12 02:13 AM 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock!
BCJR Offline
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Registered: 12/12/07
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Loc: A.K. SE
Got to shoot them today. 91 gr of h-100 3.900 coal. 3014 fps. These buck wind like magic , should have about 1800 plus ftlb of energy at 1k. These have re invented the 300 RUM! Thank you Berger!

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#6217419 - 02/25/12 02:25 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: BCJR]
Tanner Offline
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Registered: 03/01/11
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Loc: High Country Colorado
Dang, that's major gas! What length tube?

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#6217613 - 02/25/12 03:07 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: Tanner]
BCJR Offline
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28" plus brake..was worried i wouldn't have enough bbl. length to reach 3k fps but was pleasantly surprised , no pressure signs whatsoever at 91gr. Seated just barely touching the lands.

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#6217627 - 02/25/12 03:11 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: BCJR]
Tanner Offline
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Very cool. What a sleek bullet... Jeez.

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#6217660 - 02/25/12 03:18 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: BCJR]
Brett_Mc Offline
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Originally Posted By: BCJR
...should have about 1800 plus ftlb of energy at 1k...


tic tock tic tock... Hammer Time...
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#6224334 - 02/26/12 10:06 PM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: Brett_Mc]
highridge1 Offline
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Loc: NW Montana
2,143 ft lbs at 1000 yards with my 30 inch barreled 300 RUM and the 230 berger
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#6224455 - 02/26/12 10:40 PM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: highridge1]
GuyM Offline
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Registered: 07/29/07
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Loc: Washington - dry side
What twist rate works well with these 230's ?

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#6224509 - 02/26/12 10:52 PM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: GuyM]
highridge1 Offline
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1-10 or faster
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#6224670 - 02/26/12 11:29 PM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: highridge1]
David_Walter Online   content
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Loc: TriCities, WA
Can't wait for Montana Marine to work something up in the 308 with these.
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#6224798 - 02/27/12 12:00 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: David_Walter]
MontanaMarine Offline
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Registered: 09/25/01
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LOL.....ya know, I did work up a load in the 308 with the Hornady 225gr BTHP. Surprisingly, they flew well at 2500 fps, 1/12 twist.

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#6225445 - 02/27/12 02:08 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: highridge1]
BCJR Offline
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Registered: 12/12/07
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Loc: A.K. SE
Originally Posted By: highridge1
2,143 ft lbs at 1000 yards with my 30 inch barreled 300 RUM and the 230 berger


What velocity are you getting? I stopped at 91gr. , they were grouping really well and called it good.

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#6226116 - 02/27/12 05:17 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: MontanaMarine]
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Originally Posted By: MontanaMarine
LOL.....ya know, I did work up a load in the 308 with the Hornady 225gr BTHP. Surprisingly, they flew well at 2500 fps, 1/12 twist.



Shane, Care to share the data?
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#6226143 - 02/27/12 05:32 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: David_Walter]
MontanaMarine Offline
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Loc: Canyon Ferry, Montana
David, I posted it up a couple months ago, here's a link:

http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads...08_#Post5940549


Shane

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#6226288 - 02/27/12 07:48 AM Re: 230gr 30 cal Berger Hybrids Rock! [Re: MontanaMarine]
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Thanks for that.
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