338 Edge

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by Lost creek, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. Lost creek

    Lost creek Well-Known Member

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    Defensive edge built 338 edge
    28" pac-nor #7 contour barrel[​IMG]
    H&S precision stock
    DE brake & recoil lug
    Wyatts extended mag box
    Angle cosine indicator
    Ken Farrell 30 moa base & rings
    Nightforce 5.5-22

    This gun will shoot sub 1 inch groups at 300 yards. The gun is a pleasure to shoot as the brake lets me watch all my hits over 300 yards. Shawn builds a great rifle.
    My load is
    375 rum brass
    94 grs. h-1000
    cci 250 primer
    300 gr. sierra oal. 3.775 @2850 fps
     
  2. gamedog

    gamedog Well-Known Member

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    375 RUM brass:confused:
     

  3. Shawn Carlock

    Shawn Carlock Sponsor

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    Most people are having a tough time getting 300 brass. You can neck down 375 RUM brass instead it seems to be available at this time.
     
  4. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Shawn,
    Is it feasible to size down the 375 rum to 300 rum?
     
  5. Shawn Carlock

    Shawn Carlock Sponsor

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    You would have to turn the necks most likely but it is doable.
     
  6. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    I guarantee it!
     
  7. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    On a factory chambered 300 RUM, it may be possible but I have never seen a custom chamber that would allow a 375 RUM to be necked down to 300 RUM without turning some off the necks.

    Remember the 338 is dang near perfectly half way between the 308 and 375 so either case will work equally fine.

    I have seen in some instances where necking down resulted in truer virgin brass neck run outs. Greatly depends on the die used to do the forming but either way the 375 will work well.

    If you have a tight necked Edge made from someone else, be careful on the neck diameter. For that matter, always check loaded neck diameter before shooting any load to make sure it has the proper clearance to the chamber neck.