.338 RUM 300 Gr Berger HE Load Info

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Austy, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. Austy

    Austy New Member

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    I have a .338 RUM that I would like to load some 300 Grain Berger Elite Hunting bullets in and was wondering if anyone might be willing to part with some load information for this caliber. The two powders that I am thinking about and am interested in using for these are either H1000 or Retumbo unless someone on here has a better suggestion. I have tried to get some load information from Berger Bullets but have heard nothing back from them after 2 attempts to get information and their 1st edition reloading book stops at 30 caliber. Any load information would be greatly appreciated!!

    Thanks and Happy shooting!!gun)
     
  2. Speedygoss

    Speedygoss Well-Known Member

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    I 2nd this. I have also Emailed Berger twice with no reply. I was really disappointed their load manual didn't include the 338's
     

  3. jlrookstool

    jlrookstool Member

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    I tried both powders and preferred retumbo. 90 grn, CCI primer, Nosler brass, 300 gr AB, SMK, or Berger. I'm now getting 2830 from 30 1/2 inch tube. The Sierra book goes way higher than this but I can't in my rifle.
     
  4. Speedygoss

    Speedygoss Well-Known Member

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    jlrookstool

    Thank you for the info my friend.

    Speedy.
     
  5. mdalemt

    mdalemt Well-Known Member

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    90 gr of h1000 great accuracy
     
  6. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Franklin Well-Known Member

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    There data sure is conservative. They list 89gr of h1000 for the 250 as a max. I didn't hit pressure signs until 97.
     
  8. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Ya I kinda though it was conservative but I've definitely seen a difference in load between an of the shelf Remington 338 RUM and one with a custom barrel and chamber.