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338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

 
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:02 PM
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338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

Well im going to rebarrel my 7mm remington magnum soon. So i need to decide on a longish (to 1000 yards) hunting rifle. I need to make a point that the 338 win mag is flatter shooting than the 7mm remington magnum and provides way more punch. Anyways, I have a 300 win mag and its wonderful for that, but the 300 weatherby is better. The 7 stw might be an option but i dont think ill choose that. This rifle will be used at 400 yards for the closests shots. It must be able to take down elk at 1000 yards. (must still have 1500 ft lbs of energy at 1000.)
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:07 PM
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Re: 338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

Just to put this out there, the 339 win mag has a 200 ft pound of energy advantage over the 300 weatherby.
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:25 PM
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Re: 338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

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Just to put this out there, the 339 win mag has a 200 ft pound of energy advantage over the 300 weatherby.
How you figure that???
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Old 04-13-2013, 10:42 PM
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Re: 338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

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Just to put this out there, the 339 win mag has a 200 ft pound of energy advantage over the 300 weatherby.
What bullets would that be comparing?
I could not get enough speed out of the 300gr/.338 to better the 210gr/.308 bullets.
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:47 AM
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Re: 338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

Out of the three, I would say 300 Wby. Have you considered the 7mm RUM? I have one and it is awesome.
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:03 AM
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Re: 338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

if your truely going to shoot elk at a 1000 yards, which by the way i personaly thnk is nuts, Id go for all the gun you can shoot. Id consider a 300 ultra or 338 ultra or a 340 wby
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:46 AM
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Re: 338 win mag, 300 win mag, or 300 weatherby mag?

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How you figure that???
comparing 220 grain partitions and 300 grain SMK
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