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338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

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Unread 08-17-2006, 01:00 PM
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Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

I will have to call around and see where I can find some. How much does it weigh?
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    Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

    Great shooting Shawn!
    Nice looking rifle too.
    What scope are you using?

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    Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

    Once again, excellent shooting Shawn!

    At the West Coast Tactical match last weekend after the match was over I dialed in on a bush that we knew was 1600 yards away. The bush was about 2 feet wide by 2 feet tall. I dialed in 41.5 up and with a full wind of 6 to 7 mph from left to right I dialed in 8.5 left. With this I was able to consistantly fire 5 shots into this bush. I let others try the rifle out and everyone of them was right on elevation wise, with just a couple of shots hitting to the left of the bush.

    This rifle and cartridge are just flat out amazing! I love it!

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    Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

    It weighs quite a bit probably 40lbs or so.

    The scope is a Nightforce NXS 5.5-22 - 50 mm NP-R2
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    Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

    Shawn,

    How does the Nosler 225 gr AB fair in the 338 Edge at long range?

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    Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

    It shoots extreamly flat for a ways, but does not carry the energy or buck the wind as well as the 300 SMK. It has been a long time but I do believe it ran around 3300 fps.
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    Re: 338 EDGE vs 1276 yd plate round # 2

    Shawn,

    Is that the same rifle you used last time? If so, you've painted it since, eh? Looks good!

    How do you like those Seekin rings over the NF rings?

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