338 lapua

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by joseph floerke, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. joseph floerke

    joseph floerke Well-Known Member

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    my 338 lapua will be ready in a few months and i know what bullet i will be shooting it is a berger 300gr hyb but what in yalls experience seems to be one of the best powders to use in the 338 lapua.
     

  2. Nimrodmar10

    Nimrodmar10 Well-Known Member

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    I'd try Hodgdon's H1000 or Retumbo.
     

  3. joseph floerke

    joseph floerke Well-Known Member

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    what about us 869
     
  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    H-1000, a boat load of dead critters and not one complaint.

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  5. joseph floerke

    joseph floerke Well-Known Member

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    I got my hands on 2lbs of h1000
     
  6. Nimrodmar10

    Nimrodmar10 Well-Known Member

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    Not temperature stable like the other two.
     
  7. SVG308

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    Better buy an 8lb jug. The 338 Lapua has an appetite!
     
  8. joseph floerke

    joseph floerke Well-Known Member

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    Gun I'd not ready yet it will be built in about 4months I'm weighting on parts so I have not built a loadbut iI'm good friends with my builder and he has about 20lbs of it. I I'm not going to bulk up in till I know my load.