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Old 04-01-2011, 07:56 AM
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comparing the giants

here is an article about the 50 BMG, 408 cheyTac and the 416 Barrett.

does anyone actualy hunt with these big guns?

Far Out Shooting: Go Big or Go Home (comparing the giants)
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:30 AM
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Re: comparing the giants

Looking at his chart...I have never seen a Berger 200 gr VLD 30 cal.

But I do like the comparo....All the guys comparing the 408 and 416 with priemium bullets against the .50 with mil ball ammo drives me nuts!!!!......good to see the AMAX 50 cal thrown into the mix...make's it an apples/apples deal.
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Old 04-01-2011, 01:29 PM
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Re: comparing the giants

the numbers match the 210 vld must be a typo.
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Old 04-02-2011, 08:31 PM
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Re: comparing the giants

Well, I guess since his chart shows that the max range of the 338 lapua is 1250-1500 yards that somebody better talk to Craig Harrison and tell him he didnt make the 2706 yard kill shot in the Helmand Province in afghaniston.

I dont like any of the numbers he used. Hes got the 300rum out distancing both the 338rum and the 338 lapua. I wonder if thats cause he has a 300rum?
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Old 04-02-2011, 11:28 PM
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Re: comparing the giants

the numbers are based on big game and hunting bullets not people and match bullets the reason the 300 RUM out performs the 338 lapua is because the 210gr vld has a .635 BC and the 250gr accubond has a .575 BC if you use the 300gr match king the 338 lapua will out perform the 300 RUM it just isn't good for shooting large game animals.
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Old 04-03-2011, 11:45 AM
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Re: comparing the giants

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...if you use the 300gr match king the 338 lapua will out perform the 300 RUM it just isn't good for shooting large game animals.
Really? Got a bunch of dead elk and deer that would argue otherwise. Did almost lose a nice buck deer that was hit good (crease of the shoulder) with an accubond.
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Old 04-03-2011, 12:22 PM
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Re: comparing the giants

match bullets aren't designed to expand like hunting bullets they are designed for shooting match. If you want to shoot elk with SMKs feel free, I like bullets that were intended for killing animals not paper.

here is Sierras response to this ridiculous idea.

http://www.sierrabullets.com/techser...ve/vol4no3.pdf

next I'm going to hear someone shoots elk with field points because the shoot better then broad heads.
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