OAL of 7mmRM + 180 Berger?

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My apologies if this has already been covered. Just hoping someone would be able to give me the total length of a 7mmRM round loaded with a 180 gn VLD Hunting projectile seated to base of the neck?

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Murph
 

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Re: OAL of 7mmRM + 180 Berger?

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MALLARD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">3.290? </div></div>

That is the OAL that Berger gave me for the 180 VDL. Standard for 7mm RM in all the manuals too.


I think mine are closer to 3.480 OAL when on the lands in my gun.
 

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Well, when I load bergers I never worry about the OAL on the cartridge. It is not important, just go by your lands and play with seating depth 0.01jammed into l&g's then work your way out. OAL is kinda redundant with bergers
 

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Re: OAL of 7mmRM + 180 Berger?

Sorry guys, I should have said - this is more about the mag box than anything else. I'm waiting to get my new rifle just finished by Chad Dixon. I know he used a Wyatt extended box which has an internal length of 3.825 inches. I'm trying to establish whether there will be enough length in that box to -

1. Initially seat the bergers right out so I can use a full case of powder and

2. Progressivly increase the OAL of my rounds as the throat wears.

Cheers.

Murph