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Unread 10-27-2011, 09:06 PM
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.338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

I have just purchased Blaser R8 in 338 win mag. I am anticipating shots to 400 yes. As such do any forum members have recommendations for loads out tot this range?
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    Re: .338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

    I'll suggest the 225 SST by Hornady. The 215 Sierra Game King is a good one also.

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    Re: .338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

    for the .338 Win I would take liltank's advice on the 225 SST's. they are really cheap to shoot and I have found them to be accurate and perform well terminally on game. I use them out of my .338 RUM and they are a great bullet. If you want a tougher bullet then I would use the 225 grain TTSX. I have also had very good luck with them, they're just pricey.
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    Re: .338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

    the 225 and 250 accubonds are great on game too...
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    Re: .338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

    The 210gr Scirocco II should be an awesome perfomer in this caliber as well.
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    Re: .338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

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    The 210gr Scirocco II should be an awesome perfomer in this caliber as well.
    According to Swift's website, it has a .507 G1 bc which should make for a great short barrel light weight medium range (600-700 yard) big game rig..
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    Re: .338 Win Mag Loads for Elk and Moose

    Thanks to all for the excellent responses. This was my first posting on any of LRH forums and I did not know what to expect? Are there reference materialslightbulb I can locate on the web to assist in load development?
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