building a 338am

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Booney, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. Booney

    Booney Well-Known Member

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    wanting to build a 338 am under 16lbs. Just thought i get some ideas out there,action barrels you name it i want info on it thank.
     
  2. ss7mm

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    The absolute best source for the info you want is to contact Kirby of APS. The 338 AM is his baby and he can answer all of your questions. Send him an email at: kballen@3rivers.net
     

  3. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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  4. ol mike

    ol mike Well-Known Member

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    Get one Booney...

    Will the 300 gr berger vld's thin jacket do ok w/a cartridge this big?
     
  5. royinidaho

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    During one of my dreamin' moments I checked w/Kirby and there is no problem get a 338 AM to meet the Idaho weight limit which is 15#, with all attachments.

    Two keys: The smith has to know how to do it and only the lightest of stocks as in Manners/etc will do it.

    As said above talk to Kirby.
     
  6. Fiftydriver

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    Shoot me an e-mail with all your questions and I will get you whatever information you want on a sub 16 lb rifle and prices.

    Roy,

    I believe the Idaho weight limit is 16 lbs ready to hunt with. AT least thats what I had to meet when I hunted with Shawn Carlock a couple years back???
     
  7. KRP

    KRP Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the Idaho weight limit is 16#.

    Anybody ever see a game warden with a scale? My new rifle doesn't make weight I don't think.:eek:
     
  8. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Gotta grinder? ;)
     
  9. KRP

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    I'm thinking blaze orange helium balloons...several of them.;):D