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Unread 11-06-2004, 01:01 PM
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What do you guys think about the .338 as a long range caliber?..just curious
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    Unread 11-06-2004, 01:16 PM
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    Re: .338

    For a heavy hammer at extreme range short of the 50 BMG its the best caliber on the market I feel.

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    Unread 11-06-2004, 01:46 PM
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    Re: .338

    In a big case and 300g bullets it is in my opinion the best choose for long range work.
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    Re: .338

    I had the opportunity to fire one today out to 200 Yards, (all we could do). It was awesome! Recoil with Armalite brake was less than my Savage BVSS in .308, and not much louder. Nice round!

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    Unread 11-08-2004, 08:12 AM
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    Re: .338

    Glad to hear yer opinions. Now...are you talking bout the .338 or .338 RUM or some wildcat round?

    In a few months I am planning on building a long range rifle and it seems now's a good time to start getting info/opinions.
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    Unread 11-08-2004, 08:47 AM
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    Re: .338

    I fired the .338 Lapua, only suggestion is you better hand load for it. The ammo costs big $$$$.

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    Unread 11-08-2004, 07:20 PM
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    Re: .338

    I shoot 3 guns in 338 Lapua (IMP). A 338/RUM 333/416 338/408 would work also just depends how fast you want to push the 300 to 350g bullets.
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