338/300 ultra trim length

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by ramp, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. ramp

    ramp Well-Known Member

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    I have searched and read till my eyes have crossed.
    Can someone tell me the trim length for the 338 edge.
    New rifle will be here tomorrow I need to get busy.

    Thanks

    Ramp
     
  2. highridge1

    highridge1 Well-Known Member

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    2.840 is what I use
     

  3. ramp

    ramp Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Highridge1


    Ramp
     
  4. lamiglas

    lamiglas Well-Known Member

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    When u open it up to 338 they will get shorter. Mine ended up around 2.833, so I tokk thr shortest one and made them the same. After the first time shawn recomended 2.835 for the guns he built me.
     
  5. ramp

    ramp Well-Known Member

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    Mine range from 2.8275 To 2.8315 with most around 2.830 .
    Think i'll go 2.827 for the first firing.
    I saw one post where LTLR trims to 2.820. I belive thats right.

    Thanks for the reply's

    Ramp
     
  6. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    as long as they're short enough, i wouldn't trim the length till after you fire them as least once. just measure the length of your chamber at the neck and stay whatever distance shorter you're comfortable with.