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Old 07-11-2014, 09:14 AM
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I stumbled across this cartridge recently and now it has my attention.

Does anyone here have one? If so, I'd love to talk to you more about it.
I don't have one but a 338-300 WM is viable..

More than a 338WM
More than a 338-06 A-Square
Less than a 338 Edge

Do you want a belted magnum 338?

If you want something in 338 less than an Edge and more than a 338WM and are willing to wildcat, shameless plug for a 338/26 Nosler
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I'm using a magnum bolt face, long action so neither of those would work.
I say go for it, there nothing wrong with having two .338s Many people have different cartridges of the same caliber...
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I'm using a magnum bolt face, long action so neither of those would work.
Sorry, you didn't specify you had an action already...You just said you had a spare .338 barrel sitting around.
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:23 AM
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I say go for it, there nothing wrong with having two .338s Many people have different cartridges of the same caliber...
I think that's what I will do. Simply necking up 300 WM brass to 338 sounds pretty cool...plus having it long-throated would give some pretty sweet performance with high BC bullets.

1) Easy to get brass.
2) No major brass work (simply neck up)
3) Long range performance

what's not to like?
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I don't have one but a 338-300 WM is viable..

More than a 338WM
More than a 338-06 A-Square
Less than a 338 Edge

Do you want a belted magnum 338?

If you want something in 338 less than an Edge and more than a 338WM and are willing to wildcat, shameless plug for a 338/26 Nosler
What is the parent case for the 338/26?
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Old 07-11-2014, 10:07 AM
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Re: 338-300 Win Mag

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What is the parent case for the 338/26?
The .26 Nosler.........
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Old 07-11-2014, 01:34 PM
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Re: 338-300 Win Mag

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What is the parent case for the 338/26?
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The .26 Nosler.........
The parent to the 26 Nosler is the 7mm RUM
The parent to the 7mm Rum is the 404 Jefferies

The 404 Jefferies begot:
RUM
WSM
WSSM
SAUM

I think Ruger SM, Dakota, some Lazzeroni and some Allen all had origins in the bloodline.

The 375 H&H begot:
Almost every belted magnum design with a .532 bolt face.
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