338 Wildcats

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Ron Johnson, Jul 10, 2004.

  1. Ron Johnson

    Ron Johnson Active Member

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    I have a Imp 416 Rigby to 338 wildcat and want to know want imp might be made by googing to a 408 Chey Tac case?
    Thanks,
     
  2. Esoteric Junkie

    Esoteric Junkie Member

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    How long is your barrel and are you shooting the 300gr MK bullet.


    Out of a 36" barrel you should get about 300-3100fps with the 338/416.

    With the 338/408 you can get 3200fps. I know a fellow who has one and he was getting bullet blow ups at 3300fps in a 10 twist.

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  3. qkshot

    qkshot Active Member

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    which bullet was letting go at 3200 or 3300
    it wasnt the 300smk was it