Berger manual...... no 338 info

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  1. lazylabs

    lazylabs Well-Known Member

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    I was in the mass caos at Cabelas today and saw a Berger manual. I had been plannin on ordering one so I just grabbed it and left. I got home and found not ANY data for any 338 cal stuff in it. SUCKS! I just figured I would let others know.........
     
  2. kcebcj

    kcebcj Well-Known Member

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    Had not noticed that as I don't have any 338's but you are right. Wonder what's up with that?
     

  3. DocDoc

    DocDoc Well-Known Member

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    I bet if you email them, they will have some that can be shared. There is a wealth of information in the manual, there may have been a deadline, so they went with the most used.
     
  4. lazylabs

    lazylabs Well-Known Member

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    I am guessing it was "finalized" before the 338 bullet was done. I just ASSumed that since it was so new it would of had it. In the end it's my bad, just fyi for you folks!
     
  5. CogburnR

    CogburnR Well-Known Member

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    They have 338 data on their website. It didn't make it into the book.
     
  6. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    I just think that it is funny on their website for the 338 LM load data, they have approx. fill capacity at 104% for 85.2 gr. of H1000. I am about 111% if that is the case haha. 85.2 gr wont even come up to the shoulder.
     
  7. varmintH8R

    varmintH8R Well-Known Member

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    +1, from what I have seen their load data for the 338LM seems to be well below what others publish for 300gr bullets. I understand different type bullets at the same weight have different max loads, but Berger is definitely the outlier on the low side.
     
  8. Edd

    Edd Well-Known Member

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    That Berger load has 7/8" of that 300 gr bullet in the case.
     
  9. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    Haha...you are correct there.