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Old 05-09-2003, 09:38 AM
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Re: 338 cal comparison

ScO

I wouldn't hold your breath for Lapua to release 338 RUM brass. I don't think it will happen, ever. It would canabalize sales of the 338 Lapua brass. The 338 Lapua catridge is a better designed cartridge. The 338 RUM is a more convienently designed cartridge.

The 408 is a mucho expensive cartridge. [img]images/icons/shocked.gif[/img]
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Old 05-09-2003, 05:47 PM
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Re: 338 cal comparison

I am new to this board, and to long range, but I do shoot a 338. I love cal and would like to get out there and compete with the 300. Is a 338 AI a possibilty for reasonably savings? Do they have such a critter?
Jim
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Old 05-09-2003, 06:53 PM
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Re: 338 cal comparison

so how far exactly, given great conditions, and shooter skills would this round have an effective range, 338 lapua
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Old 05-09-2003, 10:17 PM
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Re: 338 cal comparison

avengeusa,
Depends entirely on what the target diameter is, the percentage of hits within that circle you feel the need to have and the rifle/ammo combination's potential to begin with.

One more reason to have a "well under moa" accurate rifle to start with. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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Re: 338 cal comparison

21,000 ft. above sea level, Zero wind, 80 degrees farenheit, 97 % humidity, Monster (CK) on the rifle, 2,800 yards:

"Nothing But NET" [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 05-10-2003, 10:49 PM
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Re: 338 cal comparison

I have a 300ultra mag necked to .338 in a 30" stainless pac/nor match on mark X action.The barrel is a five groove 1 in 10
with #5 taper with a bit of free bore.I have pushed 300gr SMK's 3060fps and 200gr
nosler BT's 3500 fps. This gun will shoot subminute, a real performer at extreme range. I don't know very much about the game but you can't over look the 300 um case.I shoot just as good as anybody, just can't hit good as most!!
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Old 05-10-2003, 10:51 PM
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Re: 338 cal comparison

I have a 300ultra mag necked to .338 in a 30" stainless pac/nor match on mark X action.The barrel is a five groove 1 in 10
with #5 taper with a bit of free bore.I have pushed 300gr SMK's 3060fps and 200gr
nosler BT's 3500 fps. This gun will shoot subminute, a real performer at extreme range. I don't know very much about the game but you can't over look the 300 um case.I shoot just as good as anybody, just can't hit good as most!!
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