338 win mag load

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by coyotelite, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. coyotelite

    coyotelite Well-Known Member

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    my father-in-law has a rem 700 bdl chambered in 338 win mag. He wants me to work up a good load for it. I am looking for a good starting point.gun)
     
  2. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    I have a Ruger M77 MKII that likes 225gr NAB, 73.5gr H4831SC, and CCI250. I started at 71gr and increased it by .5gr increments.

    Good luck!

    Ed
     

  3. Long Time Long Ranger

    Long Time Long Ranger Well-Known Member

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    Try the max load listed in the nosler manual for a 180 grain bullet with H-414 and use the 185 grain Barnes ttsx for a flat shooting and hard hitting load that will shoot as far as the rifles capability. The bc is higher in my rifles than what they list.