Originally Posted by Camshaft
So what is the advantage of this cartridge? It's performance seems identical to the 300rum. Is the case more efficient? Short action? Better brass? just curious.....
I was hoping it might slightly surpass the RUM, as I haven't heard too many reports of the RUM making 3100-3200 fps with the 208, A-max ... which is my goal (for the moment)
I'm also not sure how the powder capacity compares to the RUM, but I imagine it is very similar, only in a shorter case that allows the bullet to be seated in a standard magazine while not pressed so far back in the case. (Still a long action though)
As for brass, I don't know how good the RUM brass is, I've never looked into it much...but I hear the 300 Norma is top quality stuff.