338 EDGE reloading powder start - info

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by 300rum, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. 300rum

    300rum Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    I just put together a new 338 edge, I already called Hodgon, but they are closed untill Jan 2nd 2008.
    Do have somebody starting info for this 2 powders:
    US 869 and Retumbo?

    Rifle:
    338Edge rifle (remingon LA) 30inch Rock Creeck barell with 9.4 twist rate, muzzle brake Holland QD

    The reloading combo will be:
    -Nosler brass
    -Remingotn 9 1/5 M primer
    -US869/Retumbo powder
    - 300SMK

    Which of this 2 powders it gives me more velocity though this tube.


    Thank you
    Chris
     
  2. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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  3. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    never tried 869, just gave up tring to get ahold of some. retumbo shot a tad faster, but 1000 works the best in mine, and just about everyone else's.
     
  4. 300rum

    300rum Well-Known Member

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