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338 RUM loads w/ H1000

 
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Old 08-28-2006, 08:08 AM
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Re: 338 RUM loads w/ H1000

Very nice Roy!
If I can ever get some more 225 gr AB's from Shooters Pro Shop, I will work on breaking the .5" using the same load, 96.0 grs of RL25. My best group to date with that load is .587". COL is 3.360".

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If I can ever get some more 225 gr AB's from Shooters Pro Shop


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You and me both, JD!
I got higher velocity out of my 26" bbl 700 with 7828 than H1000 with the 225AB. I was running into compressed load problems (not really problems, just a little crunching when seating) with H1000 and Retumbo.
I understand why you want to try the Extreme powder. I think that 7828 and RL22 are optimal burning rate for this weight range--200 to 225 gr. 7828 fills the case nicely if you are seating to function through the 700 magazine. What I don't know yet is how stable these powders are in differing temp ranges, hence the advantage of the Hogdon Extreme stuff.
Good looking rig by the way. I have 3 LSS's myself (left handed, of course!)

Good luck and keep us posted. We want elk kill pics!

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If I can ever get some more 225 gr AB's from Shooters Pro Shop


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You and me both, JD!
I got higher velocity out of my 26" bbl 700 with 7828 than H1000 with the 225AB. I was running into compressed load problems (not really problems, just a little crunching when seating) with H1000 and Retumbo.
I understand why you want to try the Extreme powder. I think that 7828 and RL22 are optimal burning rate for this weight range--200 to 225 gr. 7828 fills the case nicely if you are seating to function through the 700 magazine. What I don't know yet is how stable these powders are in differing temp ranges, hence the advantage of the Hogdon Extreme stuff.
Good looking rig by the way. I have 3 LSS's myself (left handed, of course!)

Good luck and keep us posted. We want elk kill pics!

Sam

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Sam,

Here is my 5 pt Bull from CO in 2002.
Used my 700 LSS in 338 RUM with a 210 gr PT. Range was 350 yds, dropped him in his tracks.

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Suhweet!
I'm going to hunt unit 62 armed with my first bull tag this year. I've killed 2 cows so far. My buddy had to watch 2 legal bulls last year, a 5x5 and a nice 6x6--no bull tag. He did kill a nice big cow, his first elk.

Hope you shoot a big'un this year!
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JD338,

Hope you were close to the road. Looks like a fun pack out [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

210 PT, eh? Sounds like a great load.

I'll be tuning on mine starting day after tomorrow. Temps are supposed to be down in the mid 70s. That's gonna be nice for a change.
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Road? What Road?
Sweetwater Lake, CO 9800'
Pack train, and one heck of a ride out! I think I was breathing harder than the horses. I was about 200' above 3 legal bulls. Shot the biggest one of the bunch when everything lined up in the aspens. The 210 gr PT put him roght down. Exit wound was the size of a golf ball.

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That's what I call Livin' Large.

Exciting hunt. Hell I'm pretty sure I'd have got the fever some time when things were getting lined out and blew the whole deal. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

I was yote huntin' out back of the house and watched a nice shooter 5X5 for 20 minutes @ 395 and couldn't shoot as my tag was for the adjacent unit. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]

To rub salt in the wound, I went to get the newspaper one morning after a snow and after the season and elk had been bedded under the pine tree in my front yard. A laser measured 15 yards from the freezer. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/mad.gif[/img]
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