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Which is better, 300 RUM or 338 RUM?

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Unread 06-04-2003, 08:45 PM
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Re: Which is better, 300 RUM or 338 RUM?

I'm pretty sure Dave King was also getting 2700 with his 338 Ultra and a 300gr SMK, not sure if he was seating them out long and single feeding them though.
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    Re: Which is better, 300 RUM or 338 RUM?

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    Just a thought--the 300 Ultra case necked up to 338 with no other change or with a sharper shoulder and some of the taper taken out of the case shooting the 300 gr MK with a 30+" barrel should put you @ or near 3000 fps. Some gunsmiths probably have these reamers. The 338 Ultra is a smaller case than the 300 Ultra. If you use the 250 gr MK in the 338s, you'd be better off with the 300 Ultra and the 240 gr MK.

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    Re: Which is better, 300 RUM or 338 RUM?

    WEll I will probly shoot it about 300-500 rounds a year for practice. And for hunts on deer, elk, and black bear. I dont really like the big heavy bullets, I kinda like the speed and trajectory since I am only going out to 600 yards. Do you think both of them will plow over elk and bears at 600 yards when hit properly? So most of you agree on the .300 RUM? Thanks.
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    Re: Which is better, 300 RUM or 338 RUM?

    At the ranges you plan on shooting at the 300 Ultra will be perfect. I think it will be more accurate, and a little easier to shoot, less recoil. Larger bullet selection.

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    Re: Which is better, 300 RUM or 338 RUM?

    Does anyone know of a good source for the 165 gr Interbond?
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