Hornady 338 caliber, 250 grain match bullet

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by WyomingShooter, Nov 27, 2007.

  1. WyomingShooter

    WyomingShooter Well-Known Member

    Nov 22, 2007
    Has anyone used this bullet for hunting? If so what were your results?
  2. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

    Jan 20, 2004
    I gave it a good try but its accuracy related performance didn't compare to Sierra's. Thus I've stuck with Sierras and settled on the SMK.

  3. specweldtom

    specweldtom Well-Known Member

    Jun 7, 2004
    I've tried them in 7-08, 280 Rem, 7 Rem Mag, .300 H&H, .30 x .378, and .338 x .378 (from 162 grs to the 250's). Haven't been able to get a good group with any of them. I keep trying them because they sort of look like phonograph needles, and I wanted them to work. After the .338, though, I think I'll give up. The only rifle I've had that liked Hornadys at all was a .460 Wby and it liked the 350 gr jrn and the 500 gr jrn's. I don't know if it's me or the bullets, but they haven't worked for me.

    Good luck, Tom