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338 rum fps help!!

 
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Old 01-06-2010, 01:46 PM
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338 rum fps help!!

Is it possible to achieve 3100 fps with a 245 grn bullet out of a 28.5 in barreled 338 rum?

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Old 01-06-2010, 02:00 PM
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Re: 338 rum fps help!!

I would think that would be doable. I'm getting 3050 fps out of a 24" barrel with 225's with out even stepping on it hard. Shouldn't be a problem for you but let the brass tell you.
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Old 01-06-2010, 03:10 PM
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Re: 338 rum fps help!!

You should be able to get 3100 fps out of a 28.5" barrel with a 245 grain bullet. I have a 25.5" barrel rem 700 338 ultramag and get 3264 fps with the 225 AB as my accuracy load. The 250 AB tops out with best accuracy right at 3100 fps with this gun.
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Old 01-06-2010, 03:48 PM
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Re: 338 rum fps help!!

Thnks guys that is what I am looking for!! Have you guys heard of lehigh bullets or Bore Tech bullets. They make a 245 grain bullet with a ballistic coeficient of .896. I was thinking of this bullet as my long range bullet?

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Old 01-06-2010, 06:00 PM
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Re: 338 rum fps help!!

I haven't used them, but if they are accurate and perform on big game I want some.
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Old 01-06-2010, 06:18 PM
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Re: 338 rum fps help!!

I will shot them an email and will post what they say as far as pertaining to accuarcy and effectiveness on biggame
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:05 PM
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Re: 338 rum fps help!!

I get 3020 out of my 338 Rum with a 28" tube not really pushing 250 SMK's. I use H-1000 93.5 grains
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