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Has anyone thought of making a .338 Norma Improved?

 
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Old 06-12-2010, 07:22 AM
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Re: Has anyone thought of making a .338 Norma Improved?




Jarhead,
These are the only photos I have stored on photobucket at this time. The group was shot at 750yards if I remember correctly.
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Presently building one with 35 deg shoulder will let you know how it performs after testing.

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Did you every get your 338 Norma inproved done ?
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Re: Has anyone thought of making a .338 Norma Improved?

As LTLR stated, I dont think that you are going to reach your mark with the Norma. As he mentioned the Weatherby or the 338 Allen, the Norma has less case capacity than the lapua 107 h2o. I had pressure signs in my norma at 2840 w/300 berger.I am going to try the Hornady 285 gr. think this might be a better fit for my lighter rifle.

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Re: Has anyone thought of making a .338 Norma Improved?

Jarhead, Krlemas any progress on the .338 Norma Imp. projects.
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The Norma is more efficient because it's shorter and fatter than the Lapua. Think of it like a 7mm SAUM compared to a 7mm Rem Mag. My 7SAUM will match my 7RM but use less powder and easily fit into a short action.
actually, the saum cant hold a candle to the rem mag.... just sayin, it looses about 200 to 300 fps............... do your reasearch first, trust me i have, i was thinking would the time advantage in a short action be helpful on a spooked deer, or would i want the range and slap the the rem mag has so i have a better chance of putting him down at longer ranges if i can still see him...
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As LTLR stated, I dont think that you are going to reach your mark with the Norma. As he mentioned the Weatherby or the 338 Allen, the Norma has less case capacity than the lapua 107 h2o. I had pressure signs in my norma at 2840 w/300 berger.I am going to try the Hornady 285 gr. think this might be a better fit for my lighter rifle.
its not always the cartrige, it can also be the extra two inches of barrel length that can get you up to 3 grand at the muzzle
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Re: Has anyone thought of making a .338 Norma Improved?

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actually, the saum cant hold a candle to the rem mag.... just sayin, it looses about 200 to 300 fps............... do your reasearch first, trust me i have, i was thinking would the time advantage in a short action be helpful on a spooked deer, or would i want the range and slap the the rem mag has so i have a better chance of putting him down at longer ranges if i can still see him...
My SAUM shoots the 180 gr Berger hybrid at 3045 fps with sub .5 moa groups out past 1k yds. I had a 7 mag but did not load it for the 180s. All the Rem Mag guys I know aren't getting over 3k with the 180s. The big advantage with a short action is the weight of the rifle. Most people don't really have to worry about it, but on a public land walk-in hunt every ounce you save counts.
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