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Shooting The 338 300 Grain SMK

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Unread 07-21-2008, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by BigDaddy0381 View Post
Yes I do.
Just checking.light bulb

We don't want any OOPS happening.:(
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Nice try means you suck spelled different.
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Unread 07-21-2008, 07:07 PM
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Nice shooting jwp475!
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Unread 07-21-2008, 08:03 PM
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Unread 07-22-2008, 02:26 PM
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Nice shooting!! Amazing how much energy those 300g SMK"s deliver on target. I had the same problem with my gong set up at 1000 yards as well. My 1st hit with the EDGE just plain ripped it right off the stand.
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Unread 07-25-2008, 10:26 AM
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The first ime that I chronographed my load the Ohler 35 gave me a velocity of 2820 FPS and my drops were a bit low. I had this 4X6 under the front of the target frame inorder to level it up.
These 3 went into about 3" at 975 yards

The day was very a very bright sunny day that I recorded 2820 FPS, I re-chrono'ed the next time on an overcast day and came up with 2791 FPS and now all is good
range it,check the wind, dial in correction, aim and only one shot
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Unread 07-26-2008, 07:44 AM
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I never want to get shot by one of these. . .

Pretty cool, now lets see some 5 shot groups. Lots of them. Like TEN.

That'll give you a mean average of what the gun really does.

Hold hard and stay on the wind.

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Unread 10-06-2008, 09:39 PM
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Re: Shooting The 338 300 Grain SMK

The 300 Gr. SMK with H-4831 is also a shooter. I shot a couple of 1.00" 5 shot groups @ 200 yds the other day to test the load. So, that is .5 MOA @ 100 yards. According to my external balistic program the 300 gr. has more drop @ 1,000 than the 250 Gr. by about 18". However, the energy is still there. I'm going to try it @ 1,000 if the wind ever stops blowing here in our valley. I'm wanting at least 1 MOA at 1,000 yards under ideal conditions.
I'm pulling the Surefire muzzel break off my Surgeon 338 Lapua and replacing it with a Holland break. The Surefire is okay..but it is set up to accomidate a Surefire Supressor ($1,800.00). I have a different supressor ordered ($650.00) ..waiting on the ATF paperwork to be completed. The Hollan break is a bit lighter and will unscrew when I want to screw the supressor on the Lapua.

I'm going to try the H-1000 with the 300 Gr SMK soon. I like the H-1000 powder in my 260 Rem...also in a Surgeon rifle..the best groups is with a 140 Gr. Berger VLD Moly coated bullet and 48 gr. of H-1000, .166" 5 shot group. It is very consistance "Bug Hole" groups.
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