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Unread 02-25-2007, 12:20 AM
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what\'s the difference?

Sorry guys, newbie question here. As far as I can tell, a 338 edge is a 300 RUM necked up o 338. So why not just get a 338 RUM?
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    Unread 02-25-2007, 12:55 AM
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    Re: what\'s the difference?

    Theres a bit of a capacity gain using the 300 case as its a little longer than the 338 case.
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    Unread 02-25-2007, 09:32 AM
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    Re: what\'s the difference?

    the 7, 300, and 375 RUM's all use the same case. the 338RUM is a little about .092 i think.
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    Unread 02-25-2007, 12:59 PM
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    Re: what\'s the difference?

    what would be the reasoning for doing that? whay would they make one different than the rest?

    and isnt the edge also expanded out like a 338-300rumAI?
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    Unread 02-25-2007, 01:28 PM
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    Re: what\'s the difference?

    It had somethign to do with the cannelure on 338" bullets I believe. The EDGE is not an AI.
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