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338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

 
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:39 AM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

I will be re-barreling my 338 RUM to the edge, now that quality factory brass can be had.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:46 AM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

Please bear with me for being slightly off topic. I have a 300RUM that after a bit will need a new barrel. I have been looking to put on a 338 Edge. I have a few hundred new Nosler 300RUM brass I was thinking of saving for the future Edge. Could you please tell me what issues you have had with the Nosler RUM brass? Will it be friendly to make into Edge brass....Thankyou for your input, patients and help.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:44 AM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

Nosler and Remington brass in 338 Edge just don't last more that three -- four firings without loosing primer pockets. I tried to reform pockets without any success .
Put your rum brass up for sale as there are a lot of rum users and order Berlrain 338 edge brass from Shawn and you won't be looking back, great brass.
Just got five firings on this brass and primer pockets are still tight.

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Charlie
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:11 PM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

Thank's for the quick reply. Wonder why that is...? My RUM is a blast to shoot..Those 208 A-Max are cost effective as well. May have to look at the Edge as another gun all togeather........Oh Darn........
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:06 PM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

Anyone try CC1 BR2 Primers in the edge under say h1000 I know in my WM My primer pockets stay tight a lot longer with the CCI Primers than the federal Match
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:20 PM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

Not enough fire, terrible ES.
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:47 PM
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Re: 338 Edge - Match Brass - FINALLY!

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Not enough fire, terrible ES.
Well it was an Idea. I was sort of already thinking that. I think the 300 win would be about as big as I would go with the BR2's I have good luck accuracy wise. i'm getting pretty excited about this. I'm thinking I'll have the barrel salt bath nitrated to extend the barrel life.
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