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whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

 
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Re: whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

375 ultra should lay down a pretty good smack
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Re: whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

I will also add that i have a 7rem mag that is great gun for taking down elk up to 800yds but i just bought a 338rum because i wanted a gun that is more accurate than my 7. Also keep in mind that ammo for the bigger callibers will run about 2x as much.
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Re: whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

I would go with a 300 win mag for that distance instead. Hell, even a 308.
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Re: whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

I know this thread is dead but just thought I'd throw in my $.02 for small game and varmints I tend to stick with the 50 and for big game I generally feel safer carrying my 20mm howitzer.
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Re: whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

Keep your 300 and 338 Ultra's....

I shot my 6x6 Bull Elk with slight hold over with standard factory, 200grn, Winchester Ammo out of a standard Ruger M77, stainless 338 Winchester Mag.

In the right shoulder...bulging to exit, just under the hide on the left shoulder: 550 yards!

Keep your Ultra's and good luck finding a box of ammo [$50+++], if you can even find them at a deep woods sporting goods shop...
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Re: whats a better round 338 ultra mag or 300 ultra mag?

The best one is the one I have in my hands with a huge animal in my sights and accurate enough to hit it in the right spot. All the rest is personal prefference. Technically and logically the 338 RUM is the best and gets better as the range increases. I have used both to take animals beyond 1000 yards and they both worked according to the animals but they didn't have much to say after shot with either.
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