Walt Berger has been shooting competitive Benchrest most of his adult life. Seeing that the bullets he could buy off-the-shelf were not up to his quality expectations, Walt decided that he could make better precision bullets than he could purchase. Walt started making his own bullets and proved their quality by winning competitions and eventually even earning his place in the Benchrest shooters hall of fame. Other Benchrest shooters saw his success and solicited him to make their bullets as well.
After years of crafting bullets by hand in his garage, Walt’s wife, Eunice, who was also a legend in Benchrest competition, encouraged him to expand his hobby into a business. Together, they grew Berger into a large scale precision bullet operation with the highest standards in the industry.
Today, Berger bullets are still the only factory manufactured bullets you’ll regularly see Benchrest competitors shooting. Chances are if a Benchrest shooter isn’t shooting our bullet, they are shooting a custom bullet made using our Berger J4 Precision Bullet Jackets. Benchrest shooting, which is the most precision oriented shooting sport, relies on a bullet being manufactured nearly perfectly, and we take our Benchrest roots and apply that to every single product we manufacture.