Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

338 "X" Bullet ?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-06-2012, 04:24 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 277
338 "X" Bullet ?

I just picked up a box of 338 210gr Barnes "X" bullets. They aren't the Tripple Shock variety,just X Bullets. Can they be driven as fast as the TSX ? Also,I have noticed a pretty big difference in charge weights between the "X" and lead core slugs. Do I have to use only Barnes data for these bullets? Thanks a bunch .
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 04-06-2012, 04:39 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: ND
Posts: 2,770
Re: 338 "X" Bullet ?

Where did you get them? They discontinued that bullet because of higher pressures and they didnt expand reliably.
__________________

I'm 16
"Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth."
~George Washington

"The only advantage a light rifle has is weight, all other advantages go to the heavy rifle."
~ JE Custom

Biggest fail of 2014 so far... http://www.longrangehunting.com/foru...ea-ftf-128972/

My guess on W3P .308 230 Grain Bullet: G1 .740-.755
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 277
Re: 338 "X" Bullet ?

I picked them up at the local gun shop.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-06-2012, 07:39 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 1,136
Re: 338 "X" Bullet ?

Yes you should follow the load data in the Barnes book. They tested them and know the pressures for a given powder.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: 338 "X" Bullet ?
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are "break velocity" and "retard. coeffic. rate"? Monkeyleg Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 1 01-02-2011 12:14 AM
What bullet/powder recomendation? 308win, 1in9" twist, 22" barrel Ultra25-06 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 4 11-09-2010 02:51 PM
WTS: 3 "not long range" guns (Mini-14, 541T-HB, "Old" Vaquero) mattj Guns For Sale 6 03-01-2010 02:10 AM
Article on "Determining Bullet Seating Depth" BountyHunter Reloading 2 04-26-2009 11:08 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC