338 rum -338 edge

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by new shooter, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. new shooter

    new shooter Well-Known Member

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    I looking at rebarrel to a 338 rum but a gun smith said to go to the 338 edge. He said that the edge is more accuracy ? Now i know the edge hold a little more powder but its not enough to make much differnt. I like that you can by load ammo if you would forget yours. My ? is how can the edge be any more accuracy then the rum if both are custom barrels ? Thanks for your input. Joe
     
  2. elkregulator

    elkregulator Well-Known Member

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    Like many on this board, I’ve had the privilege of owning several custom guns in a variety of calibers. While there are some calibers known for their inherent accuracy (6mmbr), I’m convinced that the accuracy of a build is determined by the components, quality gunsmithing and your ability to reload/drive then the actual caliber. Now you will have differences in opinion on freebore and belted mags, but between the edge and rum- you will see no difference in accuracy. I would probably find another gunsmith.
     

  3. Long Time Long Ranger

    Long Time Long Ranger Well-Known Member

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    I would find a reputable gunsmith that knows what he is doing. Either are equally accurate and I could make any shot with one I could with the other. Both are excellent long range hunting rifles.
     
  4. new shooter

    new shooter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. That is what i thought.