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New 338/300 RUM from Kirby

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Unread 06-14-2005, 07:54 AM
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New 338/300 RUM from Kirby

I just got my new 338/300RUM from Kirby yesterday. I got to throw a load together consisting of 96grains of R25 behind a 250gr SGK. This will probably be the only time I get to shoot it for a while. The Army is sending me on a deployment and my plane leaves at 0500 in the morning. I wanted to at least break in the barrel befor I leave. "THOR" doesn't like this load much but i'm sure he'll like some 300grSMK and 7828.
Kirby,
You were right about the trigger. You did as good a job as can be expected from a factory one, but its got to go. You did a hell of a job on the rifle and I would like to thank you my friend. It is everything I hoped for and can't wait to see how good it shoots when I get home. You have my buiseness from now on.
I'll try to send ya'll an e-mail when I get settled in.
God Bless America....and to ceg1963-RLTW!
Bravo-4 out!
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    Unread 06-14-2005, 08:11 AM
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    Re: New 338/300 RUM from Kirby

    Godspeed Bravo 4.

    The rifle will give you something to dream about while you're there.
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    Re: New 338/300 RUM from Kirby

    Godspeed Bravo 4. Looking forward to hearing about the rifle when you get back.
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    Unread 06-14-2005, 03:11 PM
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    Re: New 338/300 RUM from Kirby

    Bravo 4,

    Take care on your deployment and get back safe!!

    I know your rifle likes the 225 gr Accubonds as that is what I range tested it with so if nothing else you can use that bullet which is a pretty impressive long range bullet, especially for big game hunting.

    Let us know how she runs when you get back!

    Thanks for your service!!

    Kirby Allen(50)
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    Re: New 338/300 RUM from Kirby

    When you return shoot me an email I have much data for this caliber! No need wearing it out to find a good load just be stocking up on 7828,R25, and WMR if you can find any.
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    Good luck to you.
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    Good luck, and thank you for serving our country.

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