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338 EDGE Build

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Unread 04-01-2010, 07:53 PM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build

VSSF, great looking rig. Doesn't look like it would be 19 pounds but looks can be deceiving.
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Unread 04-01-2010, 11:54 PM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build

are there any downsides of 5r rifling on an edge? also, what twist would work best with the new bergers?
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Unread 04-02-2010, 02:40 AM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build

Downside to the 5 c rifling ? Well most guys are getting a little more velocity out of them in the same length barrell , there is no guarauntee of this but but it is common from what I have read , not really a down side though and as far as twist I would say 1:9.3 or faster
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Unread 04-03-2010, 02:11 AM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build

My Edge specs are as follows:

28" Lilja #7 contour w/1 in 10 twist
Manners MCS-T stock
Nightforce 5.5x22 scope
Wyatt extended box mag
Gre-Tan striker upgrade
Nightforce Ultralight rings
Badger 20 MOA rail
Rem 700 action
PK brake

It has no problem stabilizing the 300 gn Sierra's
Scope and rifle together weigh in at 13.5lbs.
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Unread 04-03-2010, 04:10 AM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build

TAP, nice list of components do you have any pics?

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Unread 04-04-2010, 09:40 AM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build

I have yet to find any downside to the 5R rifling, they don't foul as easy, breakin fast and shoot fast. I guess if those are three strikes, then you should count them out! Personally I find those attributes to work for me, and so does the 9.3 twist!
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Unread 04-04-2010, 11:00 PM
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Re: 338 EDGE Build


My setup is:
338 EDGE rifle
700 Rem LA
Rock Crick 30" barell
1-9.4 twist
ATRS Muzzle Brake
HS Precision stock Whyat Extended Magazine
Harris Bipod 9-12in
NF NSX 8-32x56 NPR-R1 scope
Badger 20MOA Rail
18lb fully loaded
92gr H1000 CCI 250M 300SMK 3.768 0.003 of land 2840fps
Shots 0.75in group at 200yrd of bipod
and 5inch group at 1024yrd (as you see it spreads on horizontal due to wind fluctuation - I did not hold for wind)

group at 1024 yrd

0.75in at 200yrds off bipod

and here another one at 200yrds
My 338Edge

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