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RL-33 and 338 Edge

 
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Old 12-12-2013, 01:34 PM
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RL-33 and 338 Edge

I got some RL-33 to try, and I have not been able to find anything specific to the 338 Edge,

I know I can use RUM or Lapua data most likely,

But throats are different etc particularly in custom rifles.

So, I wanted to see what if any figures anyone else has come up with so far specifically for an edge, and if so, what is your coal?

thanks,
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Old 12-15-2013, 04:51 PM
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Re: RL-33 and 338 Edge

I'm running 97.5 gr of rl33 with a 300 gr berger and a federal 215m. Coal is 3.842. With a 28 in mcgowen barrel I'm running 2964 fps. Will shoot in the .1's at 100 yds and hold .25 to .5 moa at 700yds depending on how I'm shooting. Vertical is almost nonexistent.
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Old 12-15-2013, 04:55 PM
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Re: RL-33 and 338 Edge

That's great numbers. I'm expecting my shipment of RL33 any day. I was gonna start at 95 grs
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Old 12-15-2013, 05:12 PM
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Re: RL-33 and 338 Edge

I ran it up to 100 gr but the accuracy fell off big time and it was definitely over pressure. There was an accuracy node between 96-98.5 gr in my rifle with 97.5 being the most accurate.
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:24 PM
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Re: RL-33 and 338 Edge

2960fps with 97 grains????? wow I've had it all the way to 99 grains with the highest being 2825 witha 30 inch hart barrel.. u sure aabout that number??
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:29 PM
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Re: RL-33 and 338 Edge

I know I'm not expecting those kind of numbers but I'd like to see what my rifle will do around 2850. I can't get over 2800 right now with H1000 without destroying cases . I can feel Bertram brass in my future
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Old 12-15-2013, 09:33 PM
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Re: RL-33 and 338 Edge

Yea I'm positive about that number. And that's at 452ft elevation.
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