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24" 338 edge broke 2850fps today 30"?

 
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Old 02-01-2011, 09:28 AM
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Re: 24" 338 edge broke 2850fps today 30"?

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24" barrel, 300gr berger at 2850 with 92gr of H1000.

I would say not possible. Be more likely to get 2700 fps with that length barrel. But if true then thank your lucky stars and go hunting.

IDK, it could be possible. I can get around 2800 with a 26" 700 MLR with a break, pretty consistently with a load almost identical to this.

Wait, this is an Edge? Wow, fast barrel.

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Old 02-12-2011, 09:30 AM
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Re: 24" 338 edge broke 2850fps today 30"?

Thats great i am only getting 2790 fps out of a 28 inch Kreiger with the same load . No hard extraction but any hotter and i get a extractor indent on case head, nolser brass i will try remington when these are done.
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:27 PM
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Re: 24" 338 edge broke 2850fps today 30"?

wow! thats like 168gr smk at 3000fps from a .308 winchester!
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Old 02-12-2011, 12:38 PM
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Re: 24" 338 edge broke 2850fps today 30"?

If the velocity is accurate you have an unusually fast barrel which can happen. You can run it over another chrono or do drop tests to determine if the velocity is accurate. 92 grains of H-1000 is a popular load in both the 338 RUM and 338-300 RUM. In 26" barrels that load will average about 2770 fps in the 338 RUM and 2750 fps in the 338-300 RUM out of a 26" barrel. So you are on the fast side. That is with 300 SMK's. I have heard the berger will get slightly more velocity but I have not shot it.
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Old 02-14-2011, 08:16 PM
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Re: 24" 338 edge broke 2850fps today 30"?

We are all jealous that's why we didn't respond.

You are getting the same velocity I'm getting with my accuracy load in my 29" barrel 338 Lapua Improved!

Looks like you have the ultimate budget setup.
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