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338 Edge vs 338 RUM, Whats the difference?

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Unread 06-12-2008, 03:11 PM
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Hey JWP475 that is a nice rig there Fiber barrel and all but I find walking/hiking at 8500-10,000 ft.lvl my RUM at 8.5 lbs. with a 4.5-14 x44 Zeiss is just comfortable to carry. I think for the average shooter you really can't beat the RUN for performance on game and at the range.
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Unread 06-12-2008, 09:25 PM
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with most bullet and powder combo's for the rum case you're in the 90-100 gr of powder. i can shoot 112 gr of 869 powder with 250 gr bullets and no bolt lift problems.
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Unread 06-12-2008, 10:53 PM
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JWP 475 Nice looking rifle.
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Unread 06-13-2008, 07:14 AM
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Last time I was at the range I was talking with a guy who was shooting a 338 Lapua. He said that he can't shoot the targets at our range that are 500 yards or less because it tears up the steel so much.

I would think the 338 RUM would be more popular since there is factory rifle chambered in it, but the 338 Lapua is more of a specailty round. Either one sounds like it would just destroy whatever it hit.
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