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Unread 03-30-2009, 06:45 PM
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What is the point of the 338 edge

when you can just have a 338 RUM? The 338 edge is just a 300 RUM necked up right. So whats the point? I am wanting to build a custom and the 338 edge is in the lineup of possibilties but is it worth the effort especially if I start reloading?
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    Re: What is the point of the 338 edge

    I believe the 300 RUM case is longer than the 338 RUM so you get a little more powder in the edge. Don't remember exactly how much, but there are several guys here that shoot them and I'm sure they'll chime in.

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    Re: What is the point of the 338 edge

    SIR TO KILL SIR

    Theres what wingman said and then theres the CHICKS DIG IT FACTOR. Its kind of like another exclusive club that Im not in!

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    Re: What is the point of the 338 edge

    WinMagMan is correct, the 338RUM is the shorty of the RUM's.

    I ran the 300SMK out of 2 different Edge's this weekend at nearly 2800fps with NO sign's of pressure. Ran the 250gr GameKing at nearly 3100fps before I got a somewhat flattened primer! (CED Mellenium II chrony) No extraction problems on any of the loads.

    That's why I shoot it.

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    Re: What is the point of the 338 edge

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    CHICKS DIG IT FACTOR. Its kind of like another exclusive club that Im not in!
    you and me both ... someday, perhaps when some kind of stimulus package comes my way.
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    Re: What is the point of the 338 edge

    Have you watched the vids on shawns sight holy crap who wouldn't want one i mean if you can see it you can ost likly kill it one shot drt! if i only had the money
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    Re: What is the point of the 338 edge

    The only way I could really do a 338 edge if I was a reloader right? What is the process of necking a case up?
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