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remingtonman_25_06

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Anything less than a 10-11 # rifle, even with a brake will still kick the **** out of you. I had one of the lightest 338 EDGEs built by Shawn years ago at 11# when he was building most of them at 15-16# to keep them at Idahos weight limit, and even with a brake and the 300g SMKs at 2850fps, it rocked your ***. Just food for thought. I wouldn't even think of a sub 10# rifle in a 375, that's just dumb...Then again, I like heavier rifles, they are easier to shoot at LR especially after you're huffing and puffing up and down the mountain...
 
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Anything less than a 10-11 # rifle, even with a brake will still kick the **** out of you. I had one of the lightest 338 EDGEs built by Shawn years ago at 11# when he was building most of them at 15-16# to keep them at Idahos weight limit, and even with a brake and the 300g SMKs at 2850fps, it rocked your ***. Just food for thought. I wouldn't even think of a sub 10# rifle in a 375, that's just dumb...Then again, I like heavier rifles, they are easier to shoot at LR especially after you're huffing and puffing up and down the mountain...


remingtonman _25_06, Could you give me the approx recoil (ft/lbs) of a braked, 11# Edge running the 300 SMK’s. I don’t like heavy rifles, and 11# is pushing the upper limits of what I want to carry. I’ve limited knowledge about the Edge....but sounds like a good cartridge! memtb
 

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Peterson or rcc Lapua for the small stuff. Bertram who???? 😂
Peterson and Lapua... .Now you are talking! Great Brass! I love how you act like a Democrat and because I disagree with you based upon my experience with Bertram you get all butt-hurt. It is so funny to argue over brass. Peterson and Lapua are a superior brass based on my experience with that as well. I could not agree more with you. If I "Bash" other brass it surely would not be those two makers but I found Bertram to be **** good in my high pressure rounds as are Peterson and Lapua. My experience and it is valid. If you do not like Bertram that is "YOUR" right and opinion, it is not FACT.
 

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Memtb- I dont have a number value, all I can tell you is you had better still hold on or you'll get scoped and have a nice cut on your brow/forehead. First time my dad shot it, he got cut and he never liked shooting it after that. I got kissed many times shooting prone with it as well, especially downhill. I only weighed 135-140# back then. Best I can describe the felt recoil was it's still like a sporter 300 win mag with full power 200g loads. It was defonitely no ***** cat...In a 15-16# rifle it would have been 10x easier and more fun to shoot. And forget about spotting your own shots, it was impossible.
 
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The rifle was just a rebarreled 700 LSS with a medium weight 28" HART barrel with brake and a VX3 LR 6-20x. Our elk hunting is steep and deep canyons so I didn't want to pack a 15-16# rifle around at the time. I killed a few elk with it from 500 to 900 yards, absolutely hammered them with the 300g SMK. Sold the rifle to a buddy and went back to my 7mms. I shoot them a little better...They dont kick the **** out of you near as bad. This was the first outing at 1K with the rifle back in 07' or 08', can still see my dad's nice little cut in the middle of his forehead lol.
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Memtb- I dont have a number value, all I can tell you is you had better still hold on or you'll get scoped and have a nice cut on your brow/forehead. First time my dad shot it, he got cut and he never liked shooting it after that. I got kissed many times shooting prone with it as well, especially downhill. I only weighed 135-140# back then. Best I can describe the felt recoil was it's still like a sporter 300 win mag with full power 200g loads. It was defonitely no ***** cat...In a 15-16# rifle it would have been 10x easier and more fun to shoot. And forget about spotting your own shots, it was impossible.
I have a light 375 RUM, around 8.5lb with scope, have a small 3 port break. I am done shooting it after 10 shots. I will be putting a better brake on it at some point
 

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I have a light 375 RUM, around 8.5lb with scope, have a small 3 port break. I am done shooting it after 10 shots. I will be putting a better brake on it at some point


I’m guess’n that an 8.5# RUM would have a little “push” to it! It seems as though around 60 ft/lbs is my “fun threshold” limit.....and the with a max of 15 - 20 rounds (from bench) in a session! Then take several days off from shooting! ;) memtb
 

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I’m guess’n that an 8.5# RUM would have a little “push” to it! It seems as though around 60 ft/lbs is my “fun threshold” limit.....and the with a max of 15 - 20 rounds (from bench) in a session! Then take several days off from shooting! ;) memtb
Yes it does lol, I was working up a load. Only to find my scope was moving in the rings. I used vortex tactical rings, I may go to a four ring set up, but I am going to lap them first and see how bad they are.
 

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😂 I’m not but hurt and didn’t bash bertum.

Have heard plenty of complaints about it but have never used it my self. I just stick to what works for me

Peterson and Lapua... .Now you are talking! Great Brass! I love how you act like a Democrat and because I disagree with you based upon my experience with Bertram you get all butt-hurt. It is so funny to argue over brass. Peterson and Lapua are a superior brass based on my experience with that as well. I could not agree more with you. If I "Bash" other brass it surely would not be those two makers but I found Bertram to be **** good in my high pressure rounds as are Peterson and Lapua. My experience and it is valid. If you do not like Bertram that is "YOUR" right and opinion, it is not FACT.
 

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Yes it does lol, I was working up a load. Only to find my scope was moving in the rings. I used vortex tactical rings, I may go to a four ring set up, but I am going to lap them first and see how bad they are.

That’s part of the reason that I went to larger baes screws (possible breakage), and use blue Loctite on all screws and inside the rings (prevent slippage)! I’ve probably got a little less recoil than you, but, have had “no” slippage in a pair of Leupold QR rings! In my .375 AI, I’m running a 250 grain TTSX @ 3130, through a 9 lb 1 oz rifle (scoped, loaded (4), and sling)! It “jumps” a little from the bench also! :) memtb
 

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This is first accessory I would add 🤣.

PAST Super Mag Plus Recoil Pad Shield Ambidextrous​

Past Pad

Since I had shoulder surgery 2 weeks ago, the thought of the recoil is making me cringe!
 

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