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Average barrel life for .338 Rum

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Re: Average barrel life for .338 Rum

Originally Posted by royinidaho View Post
I shoot 300 gr Bergers w/a case full of 50 BMG (2735 FPS) in my Remmy sporter @ 8 pounds w/a Holland QD brake. It moves a bit but nothing major. Can spot almost all shots at almost any distance. From a prone position and bipod can spot all shots at any distance.

I had her weighting 11.5 pounds before installing the brake. After the brake install I reduced her to the 8 pound class. Weight works against the brake.

Skinny grandson has shot 25 rounds in an afternoon. It's his fav. rifle.

Roy does that 8 pounds include the scope and bi pod?
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