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338 Loads

Postby HOOPS PINZ » Sat 22 May, 2010 5:31 pm

Guys this is what Im currently loading for my 338

Sierra 300grn heads 86 grns Vit 570
Lapua 250grn heads 92gns Vit 570

Old Load for 300grn Sierras was 88.5grns Vit 170 or 87grns Reloader 25

Primers Federal Gold Medal Magnum GM215M

Im shooting out to 1500 metres Scope is Schmidt and Bender 5x25

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Re: 338 Loads

Postby ersc » Fri 06 May, 2011 1:39 am

Here are some chronograph results...

2750
2744
2742
2739
2760
2757
2750
2744
2751
2760

AE = 2749
Low = 739
High = 2760
SD = 7
ES = 21

Retumbo range is 85 - 94 for 300 grain Lapua bullets...
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Re: 338 Loads

Postby flyjets » Fri 06 May, 2011 9:05 am

Steve

I never tried the Vihtavuori 570 just the N170 what type of accuracy are you getting on paper any distances?

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Re: 338 Loads

Postby OTS » Fri 06 May, 2011 10:20 am

Hello

I have tried the Vihtavuori 570 and 300 grain HPBT Lapua Scenar in a Sako TRG 42 and Dakota Longbow.

Load:

Federal 215 large rifle primers
91 grain Vihtavuori N570
300 grain Lapua Scenar
50 Norma brass and 50 Lapua brass

chronograph results:
TRG 42 - 2854fps
T-76 Longbow - 2952! max load!(only 5 shot)

5-shot group at 1000 and 1200 metres = ca 0.35 Mil on a good day ;)

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