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Old 03-22-2009, 12:39 PM
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338 Edge case prep

I am getting ready to load some more new rounds for my Edge, What is the recommended trim to length that I should trim to? Also I have heard of people trimming before sizing, is that exceptable? I am using 300 ultra mag brass.
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J.P.
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Old 03-22-2009, 03:43 PM
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Re: 338 Edge case prep

use the same numbers for max and trim to length as the 300 Ultra Mag.
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Old 03-22-2009, 04:57 PM
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Re: 338 Edge case prep

pdog,
My chamber length was 2.865, so my trim length is 2.850
If you don't know what your chamber length is, get a Sinclair chamber length gauge, about $ 7.00
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:21 AM
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Re: 338 Edge case prep

After sizing up from .300RUM brass, I have never had to trim before the first two firings.
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Old 03-28-2009, 03:43 PM
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Re: 338 Edge case prep

i just getting in to the long range shooting, and seen on some videos that some hunters and shooters were shooting 1200 to 1900 yards. is a 338 superamerica rifle 26 inch barrel capable of doing this accuartely, and what will be the best kind of scope to use for this challenge? as you can see i need all the help i can get. i am well aware of some high prices but sure would appreciate any help you can give me.

Thank you so much

jim freudiger
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