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Old 01-28-2013, 08:25 PM
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Savage BA m110 338 Lm

I am doing load development for my Savage BA m110 338lm I could use some help on what type of bullet, size of bullet, how much powder, primers etc perform the best out of this gun any info would be appreciated.
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:37 PM
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Re: Savage BA m110 338 Lm

What do you want to do with it? That alone will help us pick a bullet. H1000 and retumbo are the go-to powders, Lapua brass is the best so use that for sure, and for primers I use fed 215 gm, i dont know what model cci primers people have had sucess with in this caliber. i shoot 280 grain Barnes LRX bullets on top of retumbo in Lapua brass lit with fed 215 gm.
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:23 PM
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Re: Savage BA m110 338 Lm

If your looking for a long ranger ive been using 300 bergers ,h1000 and federal 215 gm with great success out of my BA.
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:44 PM
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Re: Savage BA m110 338 Lm

An interesting aside, Sierra don't recommend 300 grain SMK's (338 caliber) in rifles with the twist rate of the 11-111 series.

I load 250 SMK's with H1000 in Lapua Brass with Federal primers.
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