338 thunder

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by whapaho, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. whapaho

    whapaho Active Member

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    I wish to learn more about the thunder and also where i might be able to get the dies so i may build one of these monsters. thanks
     
  2. Down Under Hunter

    Down Under Hunter Well-Known Member

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    I'm fairly sure that it is a 338 lap with modifications for improved case capacity.

    You need to talk to Goodgrouper and search his threads on the round. There is a thread thats got heaps of info on it.

    I'm sure he will point you in the right direction.

    DUH
     

  3. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    I would like to know the specs and see a pic of Goodgroupers 338 Thunder if he wouldn't mind posting it.
     
  4. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    It was a 338RUM with some improvements. I'll try to find the old thread, it was a monster.
     
  5. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    Here is the thread. All 30 pages of it.

    As I war re-reading some of it, I remembered that it contained one of the greatest pissing matches of all time.

    http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f19/338-thunder-project-13538/

    I like Goodgrouper, and that's one heck of a rifle that has proven itself time and again, but I'd just build a 338 Edge.
     
  6. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    Geargrinder,
    I wish you hadn't posted that link. I got thru 20 pages and had to stop.
    Nice to find out about the 338 Thunder thou.
     
  7. whapaho

    whapaho Active Member

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    Thanks i'll be looking forward to seeing these threads
     
  8. 270 lefty

    270 lefty Well-Known Member

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    Goodgrouper did my load work up on my 270 amp if you want to get ahold of him 7mmrhb may be able to help you if he doesn't reply to this thread or I might still have his # I could pm you if I can find it
     
  9. whapaho

    whapaho Active Member

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    Thanks DUH, Goodgrouper may i have some information for you so i can build a thunder. Whapaho....
     
  10. The Hock

    The Hock Well-Known Member

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    Read GoodGrouper's thread. That thread had the all the names of everyone that did work on his rifle as well as a drawing of the chamber and who he had grind it for him. If you read through you'll find what you need. He even goes through his bullet testing.