338 Edge shooter, Oregon

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  1. canyonman1

    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    Hi there fellow long range shooters. I'm new to this thread postin' stuff , so if I do sumpthin' wrong just hit me would ya?!!? Been readin' on Long Range Hunting for a while and like what I see. Lots of fine folks helpin' eachother out and talkin' bout guns n stuff. My kinda place.
     
  2. Ernie

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    Welcome to LRH!
    Good group of guys here.
    Do you shoot a 338 Edge?
     

  3. canyonman1

    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    Yes sir. Finished it mid January, already have 639 shots through it. You shoot 338?

    "Heed the man who ownes only one gun, he likely knows how to use it."
     
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    No, I don't own a 338 Edge or a 338 of any kind (at least not yet anyway:D)

    So far just 6mm's, 6.5's, 7's, and a 30 every now and then.
    They don't let me shoot big cals or longer barrels:rolleyes:
     
  6. canyonman1

    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    Whos they?gun)
     
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    The specialty handgun gremlins, of course:D

    But going up in bore diameter is allowed:cool:
     
  8. canyonman1

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    Yes Sir, figured it was the Handgun issue but learned long ago that "THEY" could also be a "WHO".

    I read your article about the 1,500 yd. prairie dog. That's AWESOME. I've shot ground squirels @ 975 and rock chucks out to 1,100 but their a tad bigger than a squeek. I also launch a heavier 300 gr. bullet that bucks the wind a little better @ distance so thats quite an acomplishment.
    I live on the west-middle of the Cascade Range, and I shoot in canyons, no flat ground around, so reading the wind is tricky to say the least, it's always shifting, or swirling, or gusting, so every shot is doped after the last one in the string.
    Lately, I've changed from shooting my 18"-10"-6" gongs from 900 to 1,500 yds. to shooting clay pigeons @ 1,000 yds.
    Last week I shot 11 out of 12, in a row. Wind really nailed me on the last one. Missed by 14"! This week we had storm after storm and the wind was terrible, got 4 out of 21 shots. sometimes within an inch or 2, sometimes a couple feet.gun)
     
  9. far east

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    hi ,canyonmann, what tools use you to neck up 300rum to 338edge? i want change my rem700 barrel 300winchmag. regards bert
     
  10. canyonman1

    canyonman1 Well-Known Member

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    Hi Bert.
    I use a Redding Custom full length die set with tapered expander ball. I set it up to neck size for 5 shots, then full length size 1 time, then go back to neck sizing. For a total of 8 shots, then I get new brass. Brass is still useable, but don't want to risk a case seperation.gun)