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Old February 22, 2002, 11:00 PM   #1
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338 wildcats

Out of simple curiousity:
Is there a 338 '06 ackley improved wild cat?
I thought an efficient, shoulder headspacing 338
might be useful.
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Old February 23, 2002, 12:15 AM   #2
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There has been a .338-06 for years......decades......eons.....
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Old February 23, 2002, 12:18 AM   #3
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.338/06 been around since the late 50s. Sort of an off shoot of the 333 OKH.

Couple of extremes in both directions......
.338-223......223 necked up to nearly straight.....no power.
.338-50 Talbot......50BMG necked down to .338...no barrel life.

.338 Lapua works. Needs room for the big case tho.

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Old February 23, 2002, 04:00 AM   #4
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HKLVR, you can visit http://www.reloadbench.com/cartridges/w33806.html for some information on the .338-06 cartridge. Hope this helps!

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