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.338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

 
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Old 05-09-2009, 12:19 AM
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.338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

I just got my .338 RUM and need some load recomendations. I want to use H1000 for its temperature stability, or another Hodgdon Extreme powder. So if anyone can give what their best load for their 338 RUM is that would be awsome (I know to work up and what-not, just want to get an idea of what I'm looking at). I want to shoot 300gr SMK's,but also have 250gr Barnes X triple shock if anyone want to pipe in about those too. thanks for your wisdom.

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Re: .338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

Here is what my 700 LSS 338 RUM is doing with the Nosler 250 gr AB-



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Re: .338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

jd338 what's your oal with the 250 accubond?
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Re: .338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

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jd338 what's your oal with the 250 accubond?
3.635" col

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Re: .338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

nice groups! nice little buck too! 98.6 Retumbo ehh. Ill try that with the barnes (starting lower of course). thanks and keep it coming.
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Re: .338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

The same powder and charge weight get me 3024 fps with the Nosler 250 gr PT. Accuracy is .6-.7".

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Re: .338 RUM loads 300gr SMK

does anyone shoot 300grain SMKs out of a RUM? probably shouldnt have bought a box if they dont work well. ohh well, all I can do is try. anyboby used anything else??? more nosler guys?? anyone with barnes???
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