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Old 08-01-2002, 06:00 PM
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Re: 338 UM loads

where you going to school at? I am Oregon State, Beavers baby. I know what you mean about time... and money. it is a little tight this year, i don't know how much i will get to shoot but i want to work up some good loads for hunting season
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Old 08-01-2002, 09:06 PM
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Re: 338 UM loads

I snowboarded in Bend (Mt. Bachelor) for about 6 months after I got out of HS. That's a great state. I go to UCSB, about to get a degree in marine Bio. Will be going away to med scool at U of Illinois next year. Let me know how the Sendero treats you. It's the College student's custom rifle, and mine actually shoots better than some of the custom rigs at the gun club. Talk to ya soon...
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Old 08-01-2002, 11:10 PM
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Re: 338 UM loads

I got 2700. Don't quote me on the powder charge because I don't have my data with me but I think it was with 90 grains, and the powder was RL25. There were no signs of pressure so I may be able to get more velocity. You may try RETUMBO by hodgdon, IMR 7828, and other slow burners with the 300. I'm in college so I barely have time to reload. Please post data as you get it.
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Old 08-09-2004, 05:28 PM
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Re: 338 UM loads

i know im late but VV N 560 92.1 with a smk 250 shoots great with a gold fed mag pr. it is a max load gives 3035 with a 26 inch and 3100 with a 28.5 inch barrel.
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Old 08-10-2004, 02:47 PM
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Re: 338 UM loads

This is a Hot load so work up to it:

Model 700 LSS, Factory 26"
Loaded to where they will just feed through the magazine - but not well.
300 SMK
92.5 H1000 (compressed)
Federal 215
2750 fps

It has a bit of recoil to it. In this rifle it shoots .6 at 100, 1.1 at 200 and holds it together at distance.
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Old 08-18-2004, 09:51 PM
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Re: 338 UM loads

I am shooting a 210 Barnes XBTXLC behind 97 grains of reloader 22. Velocity is right at 3400 and it flattens elk like you can't believe and shoots flatter than a 300 weatherby! PS this is a hot load and shows pressure signs with uncoated xbullets. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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