338 Edge, distance to lands

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by montana_native, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. montana_native

    montana_native Well-Known Member

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    With 300 gr SMK's, what is a good starting point to seat the bullet from the lands? Thanks.
     
  2. MagMan

    MagMan Well-Known Member

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  3. BountyHunter

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    Two answers

    1. If it is a magazine gun, start at max magazine COAL and come back .010 at a time until you find the best groups.

    2. If non magazine gun, then start touching the lands and come back .010 at at time. As a broad general rule, the non VLD bullets like to be off the lands vs in them.

    BH