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Old 11-03-2013, 09:50 PM
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Re: 338 wildcat help

I am still intrigued by the idea of a 338-375 ackley improved, if anyone has any knowledge about it I would be greatly interested in it.
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:33 AM
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Re: 338 wildcat help

Basically you're looking at a .340 Weatherby, a wildcat version would be an 8mm Remington Magnum necked to .338. Some neck down the .416 Remington Magnum. I believe .338 Galliard is what these are being called these days.

Going back into the fifties, if my memory is on, the .334 OKH Belted is what folks were calling it. Elmer Keith necked up and down just about every case out there to .338 I may have the lettering off.
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:30 AM
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Re: 338 wildcat help

Thank you for the information, its great food for thought.
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Old 01-21-2014, 11:16 PM
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Re: 338 wildcat help

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Originally Posted by longrangerigmover View Post
I'm trying to conceive a 338 cartridge based on the 375 h&h possibly by ackleyizing the h&h. What I'm trying to figure out is if anyone has done this, or if it is a viable option, or would a 338 edge or lapua be a better option.
If you have not already started on this need, we should probably talk first.

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