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HERTER'S Herter's® Rifle Ammo

This ammunition is loaded by Sellier & Bellot, one of the world's oldest, most-respected manufacturers, renowned for its affordable and reliable cartridges. They're made using high-quality powders, bullets and primers to ensure consistent feeding and hard-hitting accuracy. Herter's Select-Grade rifle ammo is available in a large selection of centerfire calibers. These new-manufacture reloadable cartridges are ideal for target shooting and hunting. Contains steel.
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Is this ammo made in the USA?

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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, item number IK-218429, is made in the Czech Republic.
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No. It is manufactured by Sellier & Bellot in the Czech Republic.
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The box i recieved stated made in the Czech Republic !
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Is there any steel in these bullets?

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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, item # IK-218429, uses a bimetal bullet that is magnetic. Except for the .338 Lapua which is using a 250 gr. Sierra Matchking, this bullet is not a bimetal bullet.
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As follow-up I used a bullet puller to confirm that the projectile is highly magnetic, the case is not. This was 243
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YES! This ammo is magnetic!
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is this ammo manufactured at the sellier and bellot plant?

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Thank you for your recent inquiry and request for information regarding the manufacturer for the Herter's Rifle Ammo, Item # IK-218429. Although we can certainly understand and appreciate your request for the vendor information, the Cabela's products advertised are trade marked products of Cabela's, Inc. Since these items are exclusive to Cabela's, the vendors have simply requested we not release their address information. Accordingly, we respectfully decline to divulge the manufacturer for this merchandise. Being extremely proud of our reputation as a service oriented company, we stand behind these products and will do our best to alleviate any concerns or issues that may arise.
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The 30-06 SPCE I purchased says on the box it was manufactured by Sellier and Bellot. I also have the same load sold as Sellier and Bellot ammo. They look and shoot identical.
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It is made by them in the Czech Republic, so I would assume it's their plant.
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I have a question about Herter's brass case 7.62x54R. Is there any steel in this cartridge?

My gun club doesn't allow an magnetic rounds. I'm shooting a Mosin Nagant M44.
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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, Item # IK-218429, uses a bimetal alloy jacket that does contain steel.
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The 7.62x39 ammo contains steel. It is magnetic.

I learned it the hard way.
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Been shooting these at indoor ranges, they checked ok
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Herter's 30-30 ammo is it brass or steel case?

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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, item # IK-218429, in 30-30 Winchester has brass casings.
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Brass. At least, the ones I buy at Cabela's are.
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Brass.
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Is the Herters 223 SP Ammo Brass Cased ?

21-8429 HERTER'S RIFLE AMMO 223REM 55GR SP
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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, item number IK-218429, is brass cased.
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yes but it not made in the usa so i dont wont the stuff.
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Is the 338 lapua a magnum round?

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The .338 Lapua in the Herter's Rifle Ammo, item IK-218429; is a long-action magnum round.
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No, it is not a magnum. However, they are good ammo especially for the price. Under 1 moa at 300 yards for a 10 shot group with a Savage 110ba rifle and Trijicon 5-20x50 scope. I would highly recommend for distances of 1000yds or less.
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Are these heater's in the 243 cal. 100gr good for deer/hog hunting here in the midwest

I bought this remington 243 for my 12yr old grandson to start hunting deer with and a hog hunt in the fall. Are these shells a good product they are very inexpensive which worries me a little.
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Absolutely! It's good for any deer anywhere. . I would assume you can use them on hogs as well. We don't hunt hogs where I live, but I know they'll work for deer. I use 100 gr exclusively. There probably inexpensive because of cheaper foreign labor. The quality is first rate. Give 'em a try! Hope this helps. Good hunting to you guys.
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They will definately do the job on deer & hogs.
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Is the Herter 30-30 Win recommended for lever action rifles?

I have Marlin model 336. Is this ammo safe for use in tubular magazine?
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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, item number IK-218429, is recommended for lever action rifles.
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Yep round nose flat point 150 grain's I bought a hundred and eighty of them and I shoot them in my Marlin 336.
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Is the 6.5x55 ammo brass cased or steel

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The 6.5x55 Herter's Rifle Ammo, item number IK-218429, will have a brass case.
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Black box Herter's is brass. Yellow box Herter's is steel. It's printed on the box faces.
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M1 Garand compatible ?

Is the Herters Select Grade .30-.06 Springfield (150 gr. SPCE) ok to use in a Garand?
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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, Item # IK-218429, 30-.06 Springfield (150 gr. SPCE), is not recommended for the M1 Grand.
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i use 30.06 in my m1 gran. thats all i can say.
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Are the bullets composed of bi-metal, particularly in .30-06?

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The Herter's Rifle Ammo item number IK-218429 are comprised of lead core bullets.
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are there really 20 rnds in the 338 lapua caliper?

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Herter's Rifle Ammo, item: IK-218429, in .338 Lapua will contain 10 rounds. The .30 carbine will have 50 rounds. The remaining cartridges will be boxes of 20.
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is the 338 laupa steel or brass?

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The .338 Lapua Herter's Rifle Ammo, item # IK-218429, is a brass casing. The bullet is a 250 gr. Sierra Matchking, this bullet is not a bimetal bullet and will not attract a magnet.
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Ballistics Information

Where can I find ballistics information for this load (.338 Lapua Magnum - 250 grain SMK) particularly muzzle velocity and test barrel length?
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Herter's Rifle Ammunition, item IK-218429, for the .338 Lapua Magnum with a 250-grain BTHP bullet has a claimed muzzle velocity of 2878 fps from a barrel length of 27 inches.
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What are the ballistics for the round in 7.62x54r coming out of a Mosin Nagant 91/30?

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Herter's Rifle Ammo, item IK-218429, in caliber 7.62x54mmR with a 180-grain bullet, has a claimed muzzle velocity of 2593 feet-per-second from a 28-inch barrel. Muzzle energy is 2665 foot-pounds.
At 300 meters, the velocity is 2054 fps.
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What is the ballistic coefficient and muzzle velocity for herters 130gr 270 brass case ammo?

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The Herter's Rifle Ammo, item – 218429, for the .270 130grain option will have a muzzle velocity of 2933 and a ballistics coefficient of 0.174.
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.243 100gr balistics info. bullet coefficient and muzzle

Looking for help with info on bullet coefficient, muzzle velocity, and any other ballistics info for the .243 100 grain herters.
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The ballistic information for the .243 caliber Herter's Rifle Ammo, item IK-218429, is listed below.
Ballistic Coefficient- .249
Muzzle Velocity- 2904FPS.
Muzzle Energy- 1873ft. lbs.
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6.5x55 Ballistics?

I'm having difficulty finding any information regarding coefficient, velocity, trajectory, or energy online and its not printed on the product's box. In order to use this cartridge safely and humanely it would be helpful to have this info.
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Herter's Rifle Ammo Item # IK- 21-8429 coefficient, velocity, trajectory, and energy for 6.5X55 SWED 140GR SP
Bullet BC .338
Test barrel length 23.62 inches
Velocity, Energy, Trajectory zeroed at 100yds
Muzzle, 2608 fps. 2115 ft./lbs.
100 yds. 2352 fps. 1721 ft./lbs. 0
200 yds. 2111 fps. 1386 ft./lbs. -4.8
300 yds. 1885 fps. 1105 ft./lbs. -17.4
400 yds. 1675 fps. 873 ft./lbs. -39.9
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The herters .30/06 spce is loaded to same specs/ ballistics as the sellier and bellot?.

Sellier and bellot 150 gr .30/06 is considered safe in garand.
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Herter's Rifle Ammo, item – 218429, will have the same ballistics as the Sellier and Bellot .30-06 round.
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