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Will a 338 edge work in a Sendero 338 ultra mag?

 
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Old 12-09-2005, 05:43 PM
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Will a 338 edge work in a Sendero 338 ultra mag?

Is it worth fooling with changing a 338 Sendero over to a 338 edge?I was wondering if there is a big difference or just more powder burned in a 26 inch barrel.I already have two 338-378 accumarks so I wondered if its even worth fooling with?
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Old 12-10-2005, 10:27 PM
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Re: Will a 338 edge work in a Sendero 338 ultra mag?

You already have the hot rod ! I have a .338/300 RUM not made by Shawn but the same configuration a friend has 4 338/378 wby his is faster but no more accurate.For the good it would do you I'd stick with the 338 RUM or mabe nesk it down?
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Old 12-10-2005, 10:48 PM
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Re: Will a 338 edge work in a Sendero 338 ultra mag?

Before you go for the expense of rechambering your 338, I would shoot that barrel out. After you shoot it out rebarrel with a high quality barrel like a Lilja or Broughton. Then go for the 338 Edge or one of the other 338's with a longer barrel. You won't see the full benefit of one of the 338 wildcats with a 26" barrel.

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Old 12-11-2005, 01:01 AM
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Re: Will a 338 edge work in a Sendero 338 ultra mag?

I would have to agree with everyone. For the 100-150 fps gain on a 26" tube I don't think it is worth the cost. I would shoot the crap out of it if it shoots well and rebarrel with 30" tube and different caliber later.
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Old 12-11-2005, 02:49 PM
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Re: Will a 338 edge work in a Sendero 338 ultra mag?

Good honest advice,salute!
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