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.338 Allen Magnum...WOW!

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Unread 11-01-2012, 01:27 PM
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Re: .338 Allen Magnum...WOW!

Originally Posted by Fiftydriver View Post
When you shoot long range, especially in canyon country, you certainly do have to have a plan go getting to and getting your game out.
Thanks for mentioning that. It gets overlooked.
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Unread 11-01-2012, 03:20 PM
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Re: .338 Allen Magnum...WOW!

I do not neck turn my brass in any of my wildcats. Its my opinion that if your trying to shoot into the .1s and .2s then neck turning will be of benefit to you as long as your chamber is set up to benefit from the neck turned brass.

It is my opinion that a throat that is properly dimensioned will be far more important to accuracy in a big game rifle then neck turning brass.

BR shooting, yes neck turning has some benefit, big game hunting, even long range big game hunting, I see very little benefit from neck turning. Not saying its a waste of time, just not worth it to me to take that time to do it.

The necks on my chambers are set up pretty snuggly to the loaded neck diameters anyway so if you WANTED to take a very light turn off the necks that would not be a problem.
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Unread 11-01-2012, 05:24 PM
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Yes I agree. As long as you have quality brass just cut the chamber to allow for expansion of the neck and you should be good.
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Unread 12-25-2012, 10:40 PM
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what is the fastest most accurate 338 out there????? 300 gr berger.... Oh 30 in tube.. that most gunsmiths can get the reem for? Anyone know thanks
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Unread 12-30-2012, 06:13 PM
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Re: .338 Allen Magnum...WOW!

My guess refer back to post #8
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Unread 01-05-2013, 10:16 PM
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Re: .338 Allen Magnum...WOW!

How many rounds does it actually take before a barrel breaks in??
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Unread 05-08-2013, 09:51 PM
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Re: .338 Allen Magnum...WOW!

I ampresently using a custom 338-378 Weatherby shootin th 280 gr barnes over a stout load of h570 powder. 3138 fps through several chrongraphs. Great load and caliber. My next rifle I am much considering, if Kirby could build a 338 on a Desert tactical arms bull pup chassis to allow for a barrel of 36 to 40 inches and maintain a standard length rifle. If I do this I am very worried about "Barrel whip". Would having a carbon wrap that is done in Montana on the last 50% of the barrel help with this? How bout a Bartlien Progressive twist rifling tube on it? Kirby,,,your thoughts? What a flat shooter to surpass the MK5 chassis and 338-378 Weatherby!
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