.338 wsm

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by joe0121, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. joe0121

    joe0121 Well-Known Member

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    I have a setevens rifle and I think I might want to get into wildcatting. It is a short action .308 and I think a .338 wsm would be an awesome choice. I would need a new bolt face and barrel obviously what else would be need a couple set of dies to work the neck up to .338? Is there another case the will fit in a short action savage that has more case capacity than the 300 wsm?
     

  2. davewilson

    davewilson Well-Known Member

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    i think the Lazerroni short magnum case is a little bigger than the WSM case. of course if you want to wildcat, you could shorten the Chey-Tac case. won't be able to put it in that action though.
     

  3. zuba

    zuba Well-Known Member

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    My dad has a specialty handgun chambered in 338wsm. I believe he uses 325wsm brass and just runs it through his 338wsm dies.
     
  4. joe0121

    joe0121 Well-Known Member

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    His bullets are sexy for sure but trying not to go into the poor house
    Is there an easy to read list somewhere of cartridge case apacaties? I am super new to the idea of wildcatting so I dont know where to find the resources.