Re: 338 Norma Review By Ward W. Brien
That's a good question. I know that the throat of the 338 Lapua begins to erode at 700 rounds. (Study by St. Mark's).
When I took the barrel in to Mark Chanlynn for trimming he asked me how many rounds I had down the barrel. At the time I think that I had something like, 680.... I asked him why and he stated that, "the barrel looked brand new." I said, "brand new?" and he said, "Ye