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#11810700 - 02/08/17 338/06 A-squared----Recipe??????  
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55.5 grains of Varget with 185 Barnes TTX's are not getting it done! I dont want to waste money and time! I need a 300yd round without a separated shoulder!!!! Thanks in advance!


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#11810723 - 02/08/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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With the 185 TTSX, 56.0 grains of RL-15 in Norma cases with WLR primers has been the most accurate load, followed closely by 52.0 grains of IMR 4320. As always, start low and work up.

Hope this helps.

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#11810830 - 02/08/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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H4350 or RL17 with a 210 Partition, 225 Partition or 225 Accubond have worked well for me. I get a touch more accuracy with H4350 but a touch more velocity with RL17. Either would get the job done.

#11811065 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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If you're looking for loads beyond the TTSX, the 200-grain AB over 53.0 grains of Varget works very well on elk--the only animals that I have shot with it. The 210 Partition over 52.0 grains of IMR 4320 also shoots bug-holes in my rifle, but I have never used it on game.


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#11811257 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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Try a Sierra 215 over Re-15, maybe -17, and see if that gets it done

#11811285 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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I used 57gr of RL15 and the 185ttsx in a Kimber Montana (rebore). Federal match LR primers

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#11812695 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: jmdriver]  
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58.5 rl 15 with 180 AB AND 56.0 rl15 with 185 Hor GMX WORK FOR ME BOTH WITH Fed 210's. Work up to these as normal.

#11812727 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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210 sciroccos and RL-17 gets me sub MOA for 3 shots and 2800 fps

250 A frames and RL-17 gets me 1.25" at 100 yards and 2500 fps

#11812869 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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I shot 53.3gr IMR4064 with 185GMX, @ 2745fps.
It's worked fine for elk and lined up nicely with my scopes hold over marks to 400yds.


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#11813068 - 02/09/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: colodog]  
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Loads for my 338-06

210 Nosler Partition
54.5 grains RL-15
Norma Brass
Fed 210 Match
Seat 3.750 @ Ogive
2685 fps

225 Nosler Partition
61.0 grains IMR-4350
Norma Brass
Fed 210 Match
Seat 3.750 @ Ogive
2700 fps

Both of these loads shoot great in my rifle. It has a #-3 Shilen Barrel cut at 23 inches.


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#11814122 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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Tag, need to keep track

#11814359 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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62gr H4350, 210 NP, 2650fps out of a 24" barrel.


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#11815043 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: alaska_lanche]  
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Originally Posted by alaska_lanche
210 sciroccos and RL-17 gets me sub MOA for 3 shots and 2800 fps

250 A frames and RL-17 gets me 1.25" at 100 yards and 2500 fps


Forgot to add this was from a 21" barrel. Add 50-75 fps likely to the above speeds from a standard 24" barrel.

#11815169 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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57 gr R-15 185gr TTSX

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Springbok 400yds

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#11815180 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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Works on big stuff too

359 yards
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Covert Trail Cameras are JUNK



#11815247 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: dvdegeorge]  
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#11815303 - 02/10/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: dvdegeorge]  
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Thanks for effort of posting! I bought RL15 today and Im gonna try it! I also picked up RL16 and Im excited to give it try on other load!


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#11825857 - 02/14/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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#11828560 - 02/15/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: hseII]  
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#11832965 - 02/17/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: Hammerdown]  
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Originally Posted by Hammerdown
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Welcome to the Campfire.


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#11833215 - 02/17/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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My 338/06 AI load is 62.0 grs of IMR 4350 CCI LR 200, 210 gr. Nosler Part. My rifle is a custom L61R SAKO 24" Shilen barrel Leupold VX3 3.5-10x40 with the Boone & Crockett reticle! The shot was 206 yards through the boiler room never took a step! Newfoundland Canada! Sept 12, 2015!


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#11833438 - 02/17/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: Otis]  
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Congrats! It looks like you had better weather than I did. My son & I were there 2 weeks later with my .338-06 and got a sunburn. 75 & sunny every day. Never saw a moose. Came home with a cooler full of lobsters though! grin

I was using 210 PT's ahead of 55grn of RL-15. They way over-penetrated on the lobsters! wink

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#11833476 - 02/17/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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Hahaha!


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#11840940 - 02/20/17 Re: 338/06 A-squared----Recipe?????? [Re: bkelectricinc]  
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