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Old 02-15-2010, 01:38 PM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

Eddybo, 3200fps max with the 180s? Broz told me he's getting 3100-3150 with his 7-300 win mag.
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:53 PM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

I was told that wildcat bullets changed owners and was not getting it done...
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Old 02-15-2010, 02:30 PM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

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I was told that wildcat bullets changed owners and was not getting it done...
We are getting it done... just slowly. I apologize. Things should pick up speed this summer.


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Old 02-15-2010, 02:48 PM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

You could push them harder, but that is the velocity I am getting....but then again once I had the gun rebuilt I have fired it less than 40 times, and I blew the first one up with 17 rounds down range. I was going for accuracy more so than for velocity.
I really do not think there is anything you can do with the 7/338 that you could not do with the 7RUM unless you want to run upper end loads. The lapua brass does make that a little more obtainable with case life. I do however think that the lapua case lends itself to being improved, more than the RUM case. One day this project will get back on my mind and I will order and improved reamer and run improve mine. Till then I will keep shooting the light but very accurate load I am using right now.

I can't recall whether it is 95gr of wc872 or 95gr of 870 but it shoots well enough that I am not too interested in tweking it.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:10 PM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

Didnt mean anything against wildcat bullets. I just didnt know the whole story just knew that you couldnt get them right now. What will the .284 200gners cost?
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Old 02-15-2010, 06:26 PM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

The 180 Berger "Thicks" will hold up at 3450, just don't how they will react on meat, yet.

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Old 02-16-2010, 01:09 AM
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Re: 7mm-338 lapua imp

I just built a 7/338 Norma Imp. and took it to the range today for the fist time and so far it looks pretty good I will take chronograph next time. Ken
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