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Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

 
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Old 03-19-2011, 09:00 PM
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Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

Just like the title says just wanting to know if anyone has tried them and their thoughts about them so far.
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Old 03-20-2011, 04:28 PM
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Re: Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

I got a 1000 from Hornady and Joel Russo got 500 of them. I have not had time to wring them out.

However, after talking with Dave Tooley who has shot them thru inception, tests to production, I think they will be very very good based on what Dave is saying. He thinks they are one of the best production bullets he has seen.

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Old 03-20-2011, 09:09 PM
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Re: Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

What do you/anyone think the new Hornady 285 will offer over say the 300SMK?
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Old 03-20-2011, 09:14 PM
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Re: Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

Have they actually reached stores? The last time I checked they were still unavailable.
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Old 03-21-2011, 09:46 AM
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Re: Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

Accroding to Midway's website they have some in stock. I still have 45 250 SMK and 100 Berger Hybris to shoot through before I order any more bullets. SO hopefully they'll be a little more available by then.
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Re: Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

Grafs had some also, but they went fast

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Re: Anyone try out the .338 285gr Hornady's

What type of BC do you think they will have. Might be good out of my 338 NM. L ooked them up .720 bc

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