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Unread 07-04-2011, 07:52 PM
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338 Win mag bullet?

I just got a new Weatherby 338 Win Mag and am planning on using it this fall for my elk hunting needs. I havent shot it much yet other than to get the scope zeroed. Whats a good all around bullet for the 338 win mag on Elk and possible deer (season over laps where I hunt) at win mag speeds out to about 300 yards?..... maybe further depending on weather or not I have my elk before they come out of the mountains and down into the flats.

I am thinking a 225gr Accubond, seems to have a good BC and I like the way the 165gr Accubond worked on my elk last year fired from my 30-06.
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    Re: 338 Win mag bullet?

    Have used the 225gr bullets in 338 Win Mag for several years......
    Started using the 225 Accubond a couple of years ago ..........but no report on elk with it....
    Found as far as groups go went from H4350 to Reloader 19 better groups..........
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    Re: 338 Win mag bullet?

    Partition for 300 yards. Best hunting bullet ever.
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    Re: 338 Win mag bullet?

    The 225 grain Accubond has given good accuracy in multiple rifles, and good terminal performance on multiple species for me.
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    Re: 338 Win mag bullet?

    I used the 210 part. on a bull moose at 250yd up in BC back in 05. Broadside double lunged thru and thru with a hole the size of a golf ball exiting. He walked about 10 yards fell or over dead. But I do like the numbers on 225 ab's out of non super 338's.

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    Re: 338 Win mag bullet?

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    I used the 210 part. on a bull moose at 250yd up in BC back in 05. Broadside double lunged thru and thru with a hole the size of a golf ball exiting. He walked about 10 yards fell or over dead. But I do like the numbers on 225 ab's out of non super 338's.

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    Unread 08-25-2011, 01:02 PM
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    Re: 338 Win mag bullet?

    I shoot a 338 LM My buddy has shot the 338 win mag for years. Without a doubt the 250 SPB has the sectional density and BC to take on anything in the lower 48

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