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Unread 11-05-2013, 02:27 PM
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338LM Loading

i was just curious to see what yall shoot in yalls 338LM i shoot 103gr of us 869 and sierra MK and Berger OTM Hybrid both 300 gr right about 2872fps.
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    Re: 338LM Loading

    I am shooting the 300SMK in front of Retumbo. 93.5gr puts me right about 2800fps. I will be developing some loads with the 300 OTM soon.
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    Re: 338LM Loading

    99 grains of RL-33 gives me 2840 fps in a 26" barrel.
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    Re: 338LM Loading

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    99 grains of RL-33 gives me 2840 fps in a 26" barrel.
    Riley,

    What was your comparison MV with Retumbo? I didn't have much luck increasing MV changing to RL-33 over Retumbo in my LM.

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    Re: 338LM Loading

    Max was 91 grains of retumbo, at 2714 fps.

    H1000 maxed out at 90 grains, at 2695 fps. I have more data in this thread.

    H1000 vs Retumbo in 338 LM Results
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    Re: 338LM Loading

    Thanx guys. On the otm if you use a bushing dye get one that isa litter smaller the otm has a sealing ring at the boat tail I ran into problems with the bullet falling into the brass.
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