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Old 12-31-2012, 03:02 AM
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Re: savage 338 lapua

Google says 114 on h20 cap. Take that with a grain of salt it is the web abd I only perused one site. If its way off though Something maybe is up.
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:11 AM
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Re: savage 338 lapua

according to google i am seeing anywhere from 112.5-155 grains of h2o using Lapua brass and around 116 grains with hornady brass, i will compare both.
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Old 12-31-2012, 02:42 PM
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Re: savage 338 lapua

my 6x fired Lapua brass measure 114.9 grains of h20 tot he top of the neck and the hornady had 118.? grains to the top of the neck. Not sure what to think.......
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Old 12-31-2012, 08:29 PM
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Re: savage 338 lapua

Tried the scotch tape yet? With the h2o being high it may be excess headspace for that round. Luckily thats an ez fix with a savage. I would get the chamber set to right past min saami and see what happens.
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:40 PM
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Re: savage 338 lapua

No i havent, i will tomorrow
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:04 PM
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Re: savage 338 lapua

Riley..

What the displacement difference between Lapua Brass and Hornady Brass is telling you is the structural differences between the cases, in other words, the Hornady cases may have thinner heads or be thinner in the belt area.

Are the cases clean inside??? Did you look in there?

I must have an odd 338. I've never had a tight case upon extraction, no bolt marks, nothing. It's shoot, extract and shoot. Thats with Lapua brass and the dreaded Privi brass. 250 SMK's, but then, I don't reload 4 times either.

I have noted that Sierra don't recommend 300 SMK's for the twist rate of the 11-111.
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Re: savage 338 lapua

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Riley..

What the displacement difference between Lapua Brass and Hornady Brass is telling you is the structural differences between the cases, in other words, the Hornady cases may have thinner heads or be thinner in the belt area.

Are the cases clean inside??? Did you look in there?

I must have an odd 338. I've never had a tight case upon extraction, no bolt marks, nothing. It's shoot, extract and shoot. Thats with Lapua brass and the dreaded Privi brass. 250 SMK's, but then, I don't reload 4 times either.

I have noted that Sierra don't recommend 300 SMK's for the twist rate of the 11-111.
The hornady brass actually held 122.?, i will check with scotch tape tomorrow. I have loaded my Lapua brass 6 times. Cases were clean as a whistle.
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