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#3124186 - 01/14/13 09:47 PM dreaming in .338
chunkandwind
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Mr. Big has one I know. Anyone else? When I can afford it that's going to be my next rifle. Recommendations?
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#3124271 - 01/14/13 10:43 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: chunkandwind]
bjohnson
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Save money for brass and bullets. I've shot a few rifles in .338 lapua and .338 edge. Right now I can't afford to feed it lol.
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#3124318 - 01/15/13 12:30 AM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: bjohnson]
Rockhound
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The brass is absolutely ridiculous
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#3125313 - 01/15/13 05:23 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: Rockhound]
mr.big
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
The brass is absolutely ridiculous


run sane loads and the Lapua brass will last a long time,,buy everything in bulk and you can get down close to 1 dollar a shot.

I am running the Hornady 250 BTHP bullets and 89 grs H1000 powder and Fed 215 primers,,works very well at 1,000 and making hits at 1,500 can be done,,
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#3125743 - 01/15/13 08:40 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: mr.big]
Rockhound
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Yea lapua is what my buddy uses and they get a ton of loadings out of it. They stocked up last year, because some online store and i cant remember which, ran it on sale for $99/100 NIB
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#3125747 - 01/15/13 08:42 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: Rockhound]
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
Yea lapua is what my buddy uses and they get a ton of loadings out of it. They stocked up last year, because some online store and i cant remember which, ran it on sale for $99/100 NIB


they wouldn`t sell it to me for that ,they said ad was a misprint,seems I paid 235 for 100 from Powder Valley
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#3125752 - 01/15/13 08:44 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: Rockhound]
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Seems like hes shooting berger bullets? Im not sure ive shot the gun, but thats all. I dont have one to load for.... yet \:\) i think when i set up my range gun its going to be a 260 anyway.
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#3125805 - 01/15/13 09:04 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: Rockhound]
mr.big
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I tried the Bergers but loaded to mag length they would not group for nothing,,it shoots the 300 Lapua Scenars really well but the 250`s actually shoot flatter and hold better in the wind out to around 1200,and I can reach the lands loaded to mag length,

I have some 300 Accubonds I am gonna try soon,
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#3125985 - 01/15/13 11:13 PM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: mr.big]
bjohnson
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You still shooting the TRG big?
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#3126067 - 01/16/13 05:51 AM Re: dreaming in .338 [Re: bjohnson]
mr.big
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the Sako is Daddy`s and I still get a turn with it now and then,,I got a Savage 110 FCP-HS with 4.5-14 LR/M1 Leupold,

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