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Old 04-09-2009, 07:37 PM
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Re: 338?

My bad i meant to write the 300RUM.Necking it up requires a standard die set?
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Old 04-09-2009, 07:48 PM
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Re: 338?

I run 300 smks in my edge, cus there so dam accurate.
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Old 04-09-2009, 09:08 PM
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Re: 338?

How does the 338AM compare in performance?I picked up this 300 win mag nfor next to nothing yesterday with plans of using the acton for another 7mag project but who knows when Ill find another brand new action so cheap,I can use an existing 7mag for the project.I have been planning on a 338 build for next year but now Im leaning towards doing the 338 this summer.Dont want to get into a build with 6 month waiting lists for brass with this Obama BS w\messing S%$^ up.Thanx for all the info Guys.
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Old 04-09-2009, 09:12 PM
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Re: 338?

338 AM is ~ 500 fps faster than 338 Edge/338 Lapua with the 300 gr SMKs.

The 338 AM is in a different league compared to the Edge & Lapua & RUM.
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Old 04-09-2009, 09:18 PM
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Re: 338?

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338 AM is ~ 500 fps faster than 338 Edge/338 Lapua with the 300 gr SMKs.

The 338 AM is in a different league compared to the Edge & Lapua & RUM.


Yes it is and it's based off of the 408 Chey Tac case not easy to obtain and it is expensive.

The 300 win action magazine will need to be lengthened for the 338 Edge or Lapua. and is most certainly not suitable for the 338 AM
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Old 04-09-2009, 09:25 PM
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Re: 338?

The action itself or the mag well?
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The action itself or the mag well?
The magazine well will have to be opened up for the 338 Edge and the 338 Lapua. The action is not suitable for the 338 AM that round is based off of the 408 Cheytac case which is based off of the 505 Gibbs. It require a larger action
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