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#6872751 - 08/29/17 01:24 PM 338 federal first test subject
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took a nice boar last night with the 338 federal using 200 gr bullets

60 yard shot didn't stand a chance!

think this will be my new go to killing machine

16 in Wilson combat barrel
crux 338 can
thermal

will try to figure how to upload this pic
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#6872758 - 08/29/17 01:26 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: daniel1381]
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Not sure why it uploads like this
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#6872765 - 08/29/17 01:31 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: daniel1381]
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cheers
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#6872783 - 08/29/17 01:43 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: daniel1381]
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Congrats, I shot a few with my 14.7" Wilson Combat 338 Federal. Just wish I had a suppressor that fit the 338.
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#6872788 - 08/29/17 01:45 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: DavidK]
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it is sweet... I wished my barrel was shorter but ill get use to it. 95% of the time ill be in the stand hunting.
mine is 16 in setup
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#6872792 - 08/29/17 01:46 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: DavidK]
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Originally Posted By: DavidK
Congrats, I shot a few with my 14.7" Wilson Combat 338 Federal. Just wish I had a suppressor that fit the 338.


did you reload or buy factory ammo?? if so what did you like running?
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#6873596 - 08/30/17 09:57 AM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: daniel1381]
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I saw great results with Federal's power shok (blue box) ammo

I reloaded a good bunch of Speer 200 gr HotCor over H335 in Starline brass

It's effective too, here is a 180lb boar from last night

Gun is running a 16 " midlength Wilson Combat barrel - you can't beat it for the price !

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#6873687 - 08/30/17 11:14 AM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: daniel1381]
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Very nice!!! 338 Federal in an AR for thumping pigs is a great combo!!!
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#6873790 - 08/30/17 01:05 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Very nice!!! 338 Federal in an AR for thumping pigs is a great combo!!!


cant wait to see the damage on a yote
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#6873806 - 08/30/17 01:25 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: daniel1381]
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Originally Posted By: daniel1381
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Very nice!!! 338 Federal in an AR for thumping pigs is a great combo!!!


cant wait to see the damage on a yote




338 Federal isn't going to give you significant exit wounds unless you shoot a fragile bullet through a lean animal.

What it does do is mess up the internals real good (energy dump) and stop'em dead in their tracks

This coyote was shot at 30 yards with 200 grain HotCor

I've seen more remarkable exit wounds from faster lighter bullets - like 6.5 Grendel
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#6873838 - 08/30/17 01:54 PM Re: 338 federal first test subject [Re: Pig_Popper]
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Originally Posted By: Pig_Popper
Originally Posted By: daniel1381
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Very nice!!! 338 Federal in an AR for thumping pigs is a great combo!!!


cant wait to see the damage on a yote




338 Federal isn't going to give you significant exit wounds unless you shoot a fragile bullet through a lean animal.

What it does do is mess up the internals real good (energy dump) and stop'em dead in their tracks

This coyote was shot at 30 yards with 200 grain HotCor

I've seen more remarkable exit wounds from faster lighter bullets - like 6.5 Grendel




may have to look at my diff bullet options
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