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Deputy sheriff

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Reloads for 338 win mag
« on: March 28, 2012, 06:30:42 PM »
I have a new Ruger Sporter 338 win mag and would like to reload 225 gr bullets for elk.Anyone have this combo that can make 2900 fps?
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Re: Reloads for 338 win mag
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2012, 08:12:17 PM »
not 2900 but

Mine is 71 grains of IMR 4350 under 225 grain hornadys for 2750fps
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Re: Reloads for 338 win mag
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2012, 11:54:31 AM »
my reload manual says 78gr. of reloader 19 with a 225gr. btsp bullet will have a muzzle velocity of 2944ft/s.... ive never tried the load myself but the manual says its the fastest you can get with that gr of bullet... my nosler book doesnt have a recipe for anything over 2800 ft/s

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Re: Reloads for 338 win mag
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2012, 08:14:20 PM »
Thanks for the info.
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Re: Reloads for 338 win mag
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2012, 05:07:36 AM »
I have a new Ruger Sporter 338 win mag and would like to reload 225 gr bullets for elk.Anyone have this combo that can make 2900 fps?
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