338 RUM reloading help

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by BeLurkin, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. BeLurkin

    BeLurkin New Member

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    I would like some loading help with my remington 700 LSS in 338 RUM. I have a 24" barrel and have been loading 98.6 gr. Retumbo and using 250 gr. SMK bullets. This load has been producing 2904 fps on chronograph. Anyone else using Retumbo and 250 gr. SMK bullets. I would really appreciate some help. thanks in advance.
     
  2. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    This data was found on Hodgdon's Reloading Data page:

    250 GR. HDY SP Hodgdon Retumbo .338" 3.580" 95.0 2798 54,600 PSI 101.0C 2964 64,500 PSI
     

  3. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    I use 97.5 of H-1000 and get 3020 fps with a 28" barrel with 250 SMK's However, that 28 is 4" more than your rifle.