Re: anyone build a 338 LM on a Number 1??
I agree with hot enough loads you could probably ruin about anything. The beauty of the #1 is it balances out so well with a 30" barrel and is still fairly light weight. With the 30" barrel it is still about the same length as a standard action with a 26" tube on it. Several years back I built several big 338's on the #1 and was able to work out the trigger and accuracy issues with them. They are still handy little rifles with the long barrels.
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