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Best cartridge?

11 May 2019
@ 09:11 pm (GMT)


I am in the process of acquiring a Blaser R8 in the caliber .338 Lapua Magnum for hunting big game in Russia and Canada. What do you think is the best, readily available factory load to go with this caliber/rifle to achieve both game penetration and high accuracy at medium ranges from 200 to 500 meters? Thanks so much for your kind advice!
P.S.: I reside in the UK, so shipping ammo from abroad, e.g., US, will be difficult.


12 May 2019
@ 06:12 pm (GMT)

Thomas Kitchen

Re: Best cartridge?
Hi Bernie.
i would probably try the 270 eld-x precision hunter ammo.
other option is 285 eld-m precision match but it depends on availability.
05 Jun 2019
@ 02:55 pm (GMT)

Calvin Nickel

Re: Best cartridge?
Don’t know if it’s available to you but might be worth noting Winchester has a factory loading with the 300 grain nosler accubond


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