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Is the .338 Whisper a 500yd elk round?

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Unread 11-08-2002, 06:55 PM
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Re: Is the .338 Whisper a 500yd elk round?

MM,
I was thining along the same lines just few nights ago. "A quite gun, comparatively compact, long barrel life, yet still haveing 500-600 yard capabilities." As far as penetration goes I do not see that being a problem. If I currently had the funds I think that I would just go with a 50 cal and lob 750gr bullets out there, Although, from what I have read the .338's seem to be producing better accuracy.
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    Re: Is the .338 Whisper a 500yd elk round?

    In my mind I would rather put a can on a full power 308 win. (I prefer AWC's Thundertrap). Much better tragectory and the sound signature is comparable to my ruger 10/22 rifle.
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    MM,do you doubt what I say,think I'm pulling your leg????????Maybe tring to pull the wool over your eye's........ [img]images/icons/shocked.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/rolleyes.gif[/img] [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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    Re: Is the .338 Whisper a 500yd elk round?

    Boyd,

    There is much I do not know about looong range shooting. I think I spelled it out sorta clearly on the "pushing the .338" thread.

    Thanks, MM
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    Re: Is the .338 Whisper a 500yd elk round?



    I made the dummy 338 Whisper (Hornady 250gr) bullet round over a year ago just to see what it looked like. Month ago I purchased a used 338 Whisper Contender barrel.

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