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Old 11-16-2012, 10:27 PM
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Thanks Feenix, thats the best 6 min 32 seconds I've spent all day. I suspect the intangibles mentioned in the criteria are deal breakers for most of us. It's great to have options, and 2 guys out there like Kirby, and Shawn pushing the limits. One really couldn't go wrong either way.
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BroZ that thing sounds gnarly! What are the specs on a generic gun? That sounds wild! Seems the juices are flowin in the wildcats! Does anyone have any crazy 1k+ 7 or 6 mm setups?
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Same class of cartridges as the AM, Big Bear and other 408 case based stuff I think the snipetac stuff deserves a look. I am interested in the 375 Dave is working on but have toooo much stuff going to even consider another project now.

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On the serious side....... I wouldn't go too far down the wild side if your really just getting into this stuff. I would honestly wear out a 300 WSM or RUM or two before you jump into the 408 stuff.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:17 PM
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I feel ya bro! However I like heavy stuff. I have a 458 and a 45-70 and the big boy .45-110 for pigs in south Alabama. So it ain't my first rodeo but I hear that these guys out here are making 7mm's go 2k?
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I knew you were going to chime in and cast your vote for the 375 AM, i donno based on Mr.Allen's #'s the 338 AM out runs the 375 AM in energy at 1800+ yards. (BOOM!)
Ya but, wait 'till I develop some 375 to 400 grain loads.

The reason I went with the 375 was that I figger'd I'd be wanting more if I went w/the 338.

All this when I am firmly convinced the 338 RUM and more certainly the 338 Edge would be more than I'd ever need for anything I wanted to do.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:30 PM
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Roy, 338 Norma? 300 Norma?
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Ya but, wait 'till I develop some 375 to 400 grain loads.

The reason I went with the 375 was that I figger'd I'd be wanting more if I went w/the 338.

All this when I am firmly convinced the 338 RUM and more certainly the 338 Edge would be more than I'd ever need for anything I wanted to do.
CE bullets in 375-400 grains? That oughta knock and elk off its feet and leave a nice sized crater in the hill side behind him.

The 338 Lapua we have is more than we really NEED, but for long range oppertunities i think it serves its purpose quite well. 3 kills with it and the 280 grain LRX this season, my confidence with this bullet is growing fast. I still have a cow tag in colorado around christmas so hopefully we can test em out on elk at 400+ yards before this years hunting season is over.

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Roy, 338 Norma? 300 Norma?
375 AM


sorry for getting a little off topic in the above post
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