Originally Posted by saskhunter
i originally wanted to turn my 300wsm into a long range gun but after joining this website it sounds like the a 338 cal is the choice. my question is which 338 to go with? lapua, ultra mag, edge. which bullet to use for a hunting bullet. thx for any input.
There are a lot of different choices for the 338s and I would first decide what you want.
A standard chambering where loaded ammo was readily available and lots of factory rifles
are also available. IF SO ,I would consider these 338s in order of power/velocity= 338 WM,
340 Weatherby,338 RUM and the 338/378 Weatherby.
If you want to build a custom any of these will be great shooters.
If you want to wildcat a 338 my choice would be the 338 lapua (very close to the performance
of the RUM but has better brass life. The 338 excalibur (A Square) this is the bad boy of the
338s with more case capacity than the 338/378 by 10+ grains.
There are more wildcats but these would be my choices.
I still think the standard factory rounds will out perform most shooters and only the best long range shooters can take advantage of the super high performance 338s.
"BUT" if you want one it's only money.
J E CUSTOM