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Old 08-30-2019, 07:19 AM
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Default Berger 6.5mm 156gr

I am looking for come of these. Havenít had any luck online. Has anyone come across any? Thanks.


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Old 08-30-2019, 07:40 AM
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I think Insite Arms just took delivery of a bunch of them
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Old 08-30-2019, 07:52 AM
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Old 08-30-2019, 07:59 AM
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20 thou off the lands
6 shots One ragged hole with my 6.5x284
Canít wait to try them on a antelope and deer
Bergerís load data was very hot
Start at bottom end
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Old 08-30-2019, 08:13 AM
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20 thou off the lands

6 shots One ragged hole with my 6.5x284

Canít wait to try them on a antelope and deer

Bergerís load data was very hot

Start at bottom end


Thanks, wanna try them in my 6.5PRC


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Old 08-30-2019, 08:58 AM
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Just Awesome,one more box of bullets i have to try out of my .264WM
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Old 08-30-2019, 12:42 PM
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I was able to push almost the same speeds as a 140 eol
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Old 08-30-2019, 03:08 PM
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I was able to push almost the same speeds as a 140 eol
What powder
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Old 08-30-2019, 07:21 PM
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I think Insite Arms just took delivery of a bunch of them


Talked to Insite, they referred me to Neerlandia CO-OP. Got 2 boxes coming.


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Old 08-30-2019, 08:20 PM
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What powder
Retumbo or n570
Over 3000 fps
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Old 08-30-2019, 08:21 PM
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Talked to Insite, they referred me to Neerlandia CO-OP. Got 2 boxes coming.


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Neerlandia coop is awesome
Best place for hard to find items
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Old 08-31-2019, 10:08 AM
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Thanks, wanna try them in my 6.5PRC


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6.5 SAUM here.

With a new Proof Research 8 twist finished to 24".
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Old 08-31-2019, 11:05 AM
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6.5 SAUM here.



With a new Proof Research 8 twist finished to 24".


You running 156? If so what powder?


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Old 08-31-2019, 12:25 PM
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You running 156? If so what powder?


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Hopefully next week. I don't have any 156's yet.

I will be using ADG brass, burning RL26 and H1000.

Chamber cut with .120" freebore.
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Old 08-31-2019, 01:15 PM
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Hopefully next week. I don't have any 156's yet.



I will be using ADG brass, burning RL26 and H1000.



Chamber cut with .120" freebore.


I have lots of H1000 but havenít stumbled on Andy RL26 yet. I want some ADG brass too.


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Old 08-31-2019, 01:32 PM
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Iím getting single digit es and tight groups with h1000
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Old 08-31-2019, 03:10 PM
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Bighorn Sales has ADG brass. If they are out RPS has some too.
I got lucky this summer. TNT Gunworks in Regina received some RL26 in early July. I think it was gone within the week it showed up.

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https://store.prophetriver.com/berge...r-100ct-26550/
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Old 09-14-2019, 08:07 AM
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Got my 156 Bergers. Not sure on velocity but like group. First load I tried.


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Old 09-14-2019, 12:33 PM
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Post your speeds when you get them. I have a PRC and was thinking of trying the 156gr. I'm getting 2950 with the 140s with 58.3gr of H1000. Your group is looking good.
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Old 09-14-2019, 04:44 PM
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I could push them above 3000 FPS with a 6.5x284 and n570
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Old 09-14-2019, 04:45 PM
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I went with h1000 and @ 2940 FPS itís one ragged home and sd of under 5 fps
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Old 09-14-2019, 08:54 PM
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Just Awesome,one more box of bullets i have to try out of my .264WM
Min 1- 8" twist recomended, wonder if my Sako with 1 -9 " twist will stabilize it?
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Old 09-15-2019, 01:47 PM
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Post your speeds when you get them. I have a PRC and was thinking of trying the 156gr. I'm getting 2950 with the 140s with 58.3gr of H1000. Your group is looking good.


147gr factory
0.125Ē group
2997fps
2956fps
2964fps

156gr 2.990 OAL 55.5gr H1000
0.23Ē group
2830fps
2827fps
2839fps

156gr 2.990 OAL 55gr H1000
0.73Ē group
2797fps
2775fps
2775fps

Going to pull some factory bullets and try to get some more velocity. If I canít I am headed to town for some N565.



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Old 09-15-2019, 08:20 PM
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Do you have a comparator?
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:17 AM
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Do you have a comparator?


Not sure what you mean?


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Old 09-16-2019, 10:46 AM
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I'm running the 156 in my benchmark barrel 6.5GAP with N570 with a labradar

60gr 3003fps
60.2. 3018
60.4. 3027

Ejector marks showing
60.6. 3043
60.8. 3054

About 15 thou off lands
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:37 AM
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Oal length varies bullet to bullet
Comparator measures the distance to the ogive
Itís by far more accurate.
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:46 AM
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Min 1- 8" twist recomended, wonder if my Sako with 1 -9 " twist will stabilize it?
I have a savage semi custom with a Shillen barrel that is 1-8 twist.
1-9 should stabillize them as long as your not at sea level and -30c
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Old 09-16-2019, 01:59 PM
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Berger has a nice calculator on their website. Velocity plays a role. As well as distance you want to shoot. Distance that a golf ball can fly won't matter, stuff that the average Canadian Tire range finder will start to show issues if they are present. Once you get into 4-digit range it's clear cut
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