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300 Norma Mag Custom ELR Rifle

I’m sharing a series of posts on ELR shooting, but I didn’t want to jump from the long-range rifles in mid-size 6mm and 6.5mm cartridges that I normally talk about straight into the extreme, super-high-performance 375+ caliber rifles used to engage targets at 2+ miles. Instead of just presenting the extremes, I thought it’d be ...

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Berger Bullets Gets the Gold Medal Treatment from Federal Premium

BergerFederal Premium produces a lot of quality boxed ammunition for those of us who may not reload, but want that hand-loaded consistency. When it comes to precision rifle shooting events, you consistently see one brand be lobbed down range over and over: Berger Bullets. In the Gold Medal series of ammunition, Federal Premium looks to […]

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NEW BULLETS: Berger Launches More Elite Hunter Tips

Elite HunterBerger continues to pump out more and more offerings after recently being acquired by Nammo Group. A few weeks ago they announced more Classic Hunter bullets to the public. Now they have 3 new offerings available out of their Elite Hunter line. What makes this bullet tip desirable is their unique bullet profile. It is very […]

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NEW BULLETS: Berger Expands Classic Hunter Line

Classic HunterBerger announced on the 1st of the month their introduction of 3 new bullets into the Classic Hunter line. The Classic Hunter bullet from Berger, for those who are not familiar, is meant to be a highly accurate reloading tip that effectively feeds from a magazine. It also stays in line with SAAMI specifications for […]

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Berger Bullets Enthusiastically Acquired by Lapua & VihtaVuori Owners

Nammo GroupBerger Bullets has formally announced that Nammo Group has purchased them. This should make for a strong alliance within the shooting sports industry since Nammo Group already owns Lapua, a manufacturer of ammunition and reloading components; and VihtaVuori, a reloading powder manufacturer. Nammo Group, based out of Norway, is known for producing high-quality military and […]

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Easy Shots at 872 Yards?! ABM AMMO & BERGER BULLETS gives it a shot!

ABM AmmoApplied Ballistic Munitions (ABM Ammo) is producing a new rifle load that is lights out based on initial testing! They use a Berger .30 Caliber 215 Grain Hybrid bullet in their “Mission Ready” ammunition series for the .300 Win Mag. As you will see in the YouTube review from “Long Range Only” the ammo is consistent on […]

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Powder Temp Stability: Hodgdon Extreme vs. IMR Enduron

The goal of this field test was to quantify the temperature stability of the popular Hodgdon H4350 and Varget powders and compare those to IMR’s new Enduron line of powders. To do this we carefully measured muzzle velocities of meticulously loaded ammo over a huge range of temperatures. This test was conducted by Patrick Middlebrook. ...

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