Shooting The 338 300 Grain SMK

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by jwp475, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    I made a stand out of square tube to drive into the ground that holds my 12" circle gong. I never ever had a problem with this set up and it is easy to transport. The 338 Laupa shooting the 300 Grain SMK will rotate the tube 90 degrees in the ground when hit at 300 yards. Today I set this up at 600 yards with my 4'X4" foot target board behind the gong to show the bullet location in case of a miss. Muzzle velocity is 2820 fps

    Here is a picture of the detachable box magazine that holds 5 rounds

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    This is a picture of the target at 600 yards on 12 power optical zoom

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    My shooting bench (tool box on my truck bed)

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    Results of the first shot

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    Hit location on the gong


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  2. Tyler Kemp

    Tyler Kemp SPONSOR

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    :d :d :d
     

  3. Tyler Kemp

    Tyler Kemp SPONSOR

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    Well my smiley's didn't work...I love energy at long range!
     
  4. BHP9

    BHP9 Well-Known Member

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    Nice.:D

    What was your load?gun)
     
  5. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    My load is 92 grains of H-1000 loaded to 3.860" COAL for 2820 FPS
     
  6. royinidaho

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    Pretty sweet, eh!

    Nice talking with you the other day. I see you have it all worked out.

    I think I'm gonna let my grandson inherit my 338 RUM a bit early and go with something on that Lapua case. I'm running about 100 FPS behind you. I can't stand that:D

    Good shootin'
     
  7. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    I fabricated a new tri-pod target holder and set it at 600 yards

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    I also stretched the distance a bit, and fired one round with one hit. The target speaks for it's self

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    The sun was tough today, a picture of the 738 yard target. The camera has a 12 power optical zoom, the target is back there some where

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  8. BHP9

    BHP9 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.
     
  9. jwp475

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    I left the 738 yard impact on the target when I set it out the first shot hit it right of center and high, just like the 738 yards shot. The next shot landed just barley over the target by a very small amount. I printed a drop chart with a .800 BC and it called for .1 Milrad less than when using the Sierra listed BC of .768. I calculated that this would lower the impact 2.5416" at 706. I fired the next round and here is the result


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  10. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    A pair shot today at 975 yards, 300 SMK, 338 Laupa 2800 FPS

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  11. BigDaddy0381

    BigDaddy0381 Well-Known Member

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    That is awsome. I have got to order me some 300 smk for my 338 win mag.
     
  12. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    A shot in the shorts!
    Puts 'em down and keeps 'em there!
     
  13. BHP9

    BHP9 Well-Known Member

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    You do realise that this thread is about the .338 Lapua Magnum and NOT the .338 Win Mag?
     
  14. BigDaddy0381

    BigDaddy0381 Well-Known Member

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    Yes I do.