The Berger Hunting bullet line
features VLD match grade bullets
that have the highest possible ballistic coefficient
designed for 300 yards or more. Berger
recommends that the bullets be seated to touch the rifling for best accuracy. Note, however, that the resulting cartridge overall length may be too long for some magazines. The VLD design incorporates a sharp nose that allows the bullet to penetrate 2" to 3" before it starts to expand. After the initial expansion, the bullet will shed between 40% and 85% of its weight as shrapnel into the surrounding tissue (internal organs). The combination between the shrapnel and the hydrostatic shock produces a massive wound cavity within the vital area that will be 13" - 15" long. This is not loaded ammunition.
Caliber: 243 Caliber, 6mm
Bullet Diameter: 0.243"
Bullet Weight: 115 Grains
Bullet Length: 1.365"
Bullet Style: Hunting VLD Hollow Point Boat Tail
Recommended Twist Rate: 1 in 7" or faster
Bullet Coating: Non-Coated
Sectional Density: 0.278
Ballistic Coefficient: 0.545
Notes: Requires 1 in 7" twist rate barrel to stabilize bullet