However, it’s a bit too much of a good thing. Joined: Mar 4, 2007 Messages: 5 Location: NY.300 RUM is the Remington Ultra Magnum. I would pick the 300 Rum, 30 Nos or hell even the 300 PRC over the 300 Nancy. Either way i think you will be impressed. I have ran 101 gr of 33 in a rum under a 230 and was at 70 K and way too hot, but velocity was just under 3200 from a 26". The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .300 AAC Blackout vs .338 Lapua Magnum ammo rounds. The Lapua's just dont appeal to me. I already have a custom 6.5 CM and a Custom 22 BR. Yes the .338 Edge and .338 Lapua are pretty much equal in performance. mtmuley Hornady .300 PRC (left) and .300 RUM.300 Remington Ultra Mag vs. Hornady .300 PRC. 7x57 and 8x57 from 30-06 brass is "only" about a quarter inch of trim. The .338 Remington Ultra Magnum has a similar case capacity as the .338 Lapua Magnum [2] and somewhat lower than that of the .338-378 Weatherby Magnum . It proved to me that while cartridge is important, the shooter, and also the environment mean more than the projectile. Imp. This beast provides more initial velocity than any of the previous cartridges discussed, and has proven to be an outstanding elk cartridge. Some argue this isn't a "true sniper shot" because his target was a mortar team and he managed to hit one of three men at that range. The .300 Win Mag vs .338 Lapua Magnum is an interesting comparison, and we think provides some interesting points of discussion. (If you’re looking for the best .338 Lapua rifle, check out this guide). (If you’re looking for the best .338 Lapua rifle, check out this guide). so you just load the .338 in the 300 RUM case. is significantly cheaper. The first two are self explanatory, the Edge is a 338×300 Remington Ultra Mag. Blackrock, Take a 300 RUM size it in a 338 RUM and trim maybe an eight of an inch. .338 Lapua VS .300 Remington Ultra Mag? These are the .330 Dakota, .340 Weatherby, .338 Remington Ultra Mag, .338 Lapua Magnum and .338-378 Weatherby. Straight to the .30-.338 Lapua. Hemicuda member. 338 Lapua is based off of a 416 Rigby case with the rim diameter of the case at .587". The .300 Win. 338 lapua is a specially designed sniping cartridge used by lots of millitaries all over the world, and 300 RUM is a ridiculous 30cal that was designed for no purpose but to spend lots of money on ammo. Just like the .300 Win. Here is an article on the current record combat sniper kill. Hopefully the other .338 loads are close enough for your purposes of comparison. I do think the Lapua brass is better though, u can run the hell out of it but its twice the price. Im looking at the Christensen Arms MPR in 338 Lapua or the 300 PRC. If you’re looking at these two rounds, the 338 RUM and 338 Edge are both worth looking at as well, but for today, I’ll just be focusing on the Lapua and Weatherby 338’s. Joined: Dec 26, 2002 The wind has a hard time pushing that heavy bullet around. I've been watching the development of the Venom Tactical Taipan in .338 Edge with interest. 300 RUM necked up to a .338. The following ammunition cartridge ballistics information and chart can be used to approximately compare .300 AAC Blackout vs .338 Lapua Magnum ammo rounds. Seems like 300 PRC vs 300 RUM is going to be similar to 338 Norma Mag vs 338 Lapua Mag. 33 Nosler Rifles (1 Products) Filter By. It's a good read. No big deal. As I’ve noted above, I am not a fan of the 300 Norma. Better ballistics with the new ultra heavy for caliber bullets and lower recoil / ammo cost. I am not a fan of these cartridges, because they provide a poor benefit to cost ratio. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk . While it does have .300 RUM, it doesn't have .338 Lapua as an option. Matter a fact the rums I have had have not been as finicky as my LMs especially with lighter bullets. Smellvin, Mar 4, 2007 #3. The Lapua's just dont appeal to me. Ballistically they are quite similar. had many Lapuas for a long time and the rums will do anything they will. 300 Win Mag vs 338 Lapua vs 338 Win Mag: Cartridge Sizes The shared heritage of the .300 Win Mag and .338 Win Mag, as well as the unique roots of the .338 Lapua, is obvious in the photo below. The superior ballistics of the 338 only come into play past 1000 yards, something few people have ranges for. If you want to read an article on the 300 norma, shooting times puts out a periodical called sniper, it was discussed in the first issue in detail with comparisons to the 300 win and the 338 lapua. In fact I ise tha same load data for them with 300 gr bullets. The .338 Remington Ultra Magnum has a similar case capacity as the .338 Lapua Magnum and somewhat lower than that of the .338-378 Weatherby Magnum. Yes the .338 Edge and .338 Lapua are pretty much equal in performance. He hunts all big game including bears and sometimes the cape buffalo. Mag. 338-378 Wby is only .579,300RUM is. Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. The 338 lapua does put more energy on the taget at distance. 338 lapua = mimics a max pressure/hot 338 winchester, a very over hyped waste of money. How do you upsize the neck to get the bullet to take. Vous pouvez modifier vos choix à tout moment dans vos paramètres de vie privée. However, it’s a bit too much of a good thing. It has more powder capacity and has similar Ballistics to a 338 Lapua. This was very interesting to us – the 338 Lapua was the king of long range tactical shooting and the 300 Norma took off as a lighter and faster bullet out of the same case. Re: 338 RUM vs. 338 Lapua +1 on the info. Probably the longest practical for a carry rifle. Sogmanzulu Member. The commercially successful .338 Lapua Magnum cartridge has functioned as the parent case for the .300 Lapua Magnum, which is essentially a necked-down version of the .338 Lapua Magnum. Give up a little case volume to allow longer o-give bullets to be used. from a ballistics perspective, the .338 can’t compete with the .300 on shootability. im looking at buying a new remington 700 police for 1000yd shooting but cant seem to decide between 300 rum and 338 lapua, i see ballistics that support the 300 rum being slightly more accurate , but maybe feed issues with the rebated rim, and the 338 being superior beyond 1000, just needed some experienced input to help with decision. The 338 RUM, and 338 Edge (wich uses 300 RUM brass) can be had for around $80 for 100pc. That shorter shoulder though will give it room to run some really long VLD bullets that might not work in 300 RUM. The .338 RUM and the .338 Lapua essentially duplicate the .340 Wby ballistics. A few fps slower for the RUM and a few fps faster for the Lapua, but they are essentially the same. Commercial ammo for the .338 Lapua Mag is about six bucks a round. I want to change my 338 lapua over to a 300 rum. Federal sells 20 rounds of .338 Lapua Mag. Now we're talking trim, about a half inch. +1 for trg42wraglefragle for the lapua being used as a military round. While there is some overlap in the applications of these rounds, there are also going to be certain shooting situations where one … Now add the +P type throat to either and they will gain the same. Still fits in the OAL of a 700 based action, but lots of punch. .338 Lapua or .338 RUM Bar None compared to the 300 Ultra. had a tough time competing with the .338 Lapua Mag. The longest confirmed sniper kill at over 2400yards was done with a 338 lapua. The savage 110 that I use has the proper twist rate for the 300 gr sierra, it seems to be accurate- although I'm still testing it. The following table shows a 338 RUM versus a 338 Lapua for bullet weights from 210 Grains up through 300 Grains. 300 RUM necked up to a .338. PRC. It is a beltless, rebated rim cartridge based on the .300 Remington Ultra Magnum case shortened .090" and necked-up to accept a 0.338-inch (.338 caliber) bullet. Smellvin, Mar 4, 2007 #3. The 300 Rum (or any of the big 30 cal magnums) pushing a 240 gr VLD is quite a good long range option. Don't need or want to be near the overbore 300 RUM. 338 lapua is a specially designed sniping cartridge used by lots of millitaries all over the world, and 300 RUM is a ridiculous 30cal that was designed for no purpose but to spend lots of money on ammo. Nosler has just introduced a new SAAMI-spec .338-caliber cartridge, the 33 Nosler, which is based on the 404 Jeffrey parent case. Informations sur votre appareil et sur votre connexion Internet, y compris votre adresse IP, Navigation et recherche lors de l’utilisation des sites Web et applications Verizon Media. 338 Lapua brass is pretty expensive locally ($50 for 20) 338 RUM brass not available locally. While it does have .300 RUM, it doesn't have .338 Lapua as an option. so let me get this right guys this is a 300 RUM reciever with a .338 barrell. Pour autoriser Verizon Media et nos partenaires à traiter vos données personnelles, sélectionnez 'J'accepte' ou 'Gérer les paramètres' pour obtenir plus d’informations et pour gérer vos choix. Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. The .338 Lapua Magnum was developed in the eighties specifically to provide Military snipers a round capable of delivering high powered impacts to targets at extended range. I also get very similar velocities with both. And, not that it matters when messing with big magnums, but the RUM is a bit more economical. The 300 PRC has been around for awhile now, Id like to know what you think of it at this time compared to the 338 Lapua! Will the higher velocity of the Win mag outperform that of the slower 300 gr .338 bullet? The 338 RUM, and 338 Edge (wich uses 300 RUM brass) can be had for around $80 for 100pc. The .338 cartridge case was used for this since it has the capability to operate with high chamber pressures which, combined with smaller and hence lighter bullets result in very high muzzle velocities. 34" magazine. 588, vs. .534 for the RUM Performance wise, they seem to be pretty even slightly longer OAL on the Lapua So, some of the things I'm wondering about: best receiver for this build? Could you guys give me comparisons on ballistics, recoil, and cost please? Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media. Downrange performance can be summarized with two statistics: maximum point blank range (MPBR) and retained energy at that range. Might take a look at the .338 Edge cartridge as well. 2nd longest kill is with 50cal BMG at 2657 yrds. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, or jacketing type. 338 has better terminal ballistics, but if you aren’t in some sort of special forces unit or hunting elk at 1200 yards, 300 is the way to go. Mag. If I were to move to a bigger .30 cal, I wouldn't even consider the Weatherby. Even if you reload the 338 Lapua is more expensive than the 300 RUM, brass goes for $2.50 for the Lapua, $1 for the RUM. Technically the 338 Lapua brass cartridge volume is under its capacity to drive the 300 gr bullet up to 2900 fps (more ideal fps) without going over SAAMI pressure specs. If you want to read an article on the 300 norma, shooting times puts out a periodical called sniper, it was discussed in the first issue in detail with comparisons to the 300 win and the 338 lapua. so let me get this right guys this is a 300 RUM reciever with a .338 barrell. Sogmanzulu Member. I shoot 300 grain Siera Matchkings with my 338. Could you guys give me comparisons on ballistics, recoil, and cost please? My dad's friend hunts with a .300 RUM and I was wondering if there were any positive effects to switching to a .338 Lapua. The RUM gives up nothing until barrel length increases beyond that. AND, the Nosler 33 fits in a standard, long action receiver. This is a big difference in reloading cost, although a straight across comparison would probably not be fair to the Lapua. I can knock it down to about 3-4 bucks a round rolling my own. Also, the 300 RUM rifles are typically part of the standard set for most manufacturers while most 338 Lapua have a $3000+ price tag. But seriously, I think if you reload the 338 lapua would be … Now we're talking trim, about a half inch. Recently, the most popular long range 338’s are the 338 Remington Ultra Mag, 338 Lapua mag, and 338 Edge. First, the .300 Win. Mag. The RUM gives up nothing until barrel length increases beyond that. So 103 could sure get to 3400 with a 212 from a 30". In fact I ise tha same load data for them with 300 gr bullets. Mag's okay but for long range precision I'm not a huge fan of belted cases, I know you can headspace off the shoulder and all but I'm still not a fan of belts or long actions. Sogmanzulu, Mar 4, 2007 #4. I agree with Fosgate5 on the 338 Lapua (tactical/sniper rifle) think it's got the one of biggest bolt face @ .558. .338 Lapua Magnum: A Brief History. Longest confirmed sniper kill is 2706 yrds with 338 lapua. 338 lapua is a specially designed sniping cartridge used by lots of millitaries all over the world, and 300 RUM is a ridiculous 30cal that was designed for no purpose but to spend lots of money on ammo. 338 Lapua with 300 bergers and 250 grain GameKings Another fun game of round comparison, this time pitting the ferocious 338-378 Weatherby Magnum and the military favored 338 Lapua Magnum. The .338/.378 Wby might be too much of a good thing! 338 has better terminal ballistics, but if you aren’t in some sort of special forces unit or hunting elk at 1200 yards, 300 is the way to go. The .338 Lapua Magnum was developed in the eighties specifically to provide Military snipers a round capable of delivering high powered impacts to targets at extended range. Joined: Dec 26, 2002 I am having trouble finding a rum bolthead that is the same as the lapua bolthead (larger lugs) only in the rum size. The 338 lapua does put more energy on the taget at distance. Blackrock, Take a 300 RUM size it in a 338 RUM and trim maybe an eight of an inch. He hunts all big game including bears and sometimes the cape buffalo. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to a particular manufacturer, bullet weight, I have formed .308 on 30-06 brass. My dad's friend hunts with a .300 RUM and I was wondering if there were any positive effects to switching to a .338 Lapua. Hornady .300 PRC (left) and .300 RUM.300 Remington Ultra Mag vs. Hornady .300 PRC. Hopefully the other .338 loads are close enough for your purposes of comparison. (250-300 gr bullets) Closing comments If I were to move to a bigger .30 cal, I wouldn't even consider the Weatherby. 7x57 and 8x57 from 30-06 brass is "only" about a quarter inch of trim. Now add the +P type throat to either and they will gain the same. Very high BC's. so you just load the .338 in the 300 RUM case. Notes on bullet performance can be found in the .340 Weatherby and .338 Lapua texts. FYI, Savage has the 110 FCP HS Precision in a .338 Lapua chambering with a MSRP of $1499.00 or probably somewhere around $1100-$1200 realistically. I have formed .308 on 30-06 brass. This is a quick review of my 338 lapua magnum and custom 300 Remington Ultra Mag. As to wall … This efficient new cartridge rivals the velocity and energy of the proven .338 Lapua Magnum while using significantly less powder. ... builds a bad ass 338 Edge+P that will shoot a 300 gr bullet around 3000 FPS I think you can accomplish the same with a 338 Lapua Imp too but I have not spent much time researching the Imp. I think the only real use for a 300RUM is for elk for someone with too much money in my opinion. The 338 RUM can be safely built in a rifle that uses standard profile actions, barrels and stocks and a 6 ¾ pound rifle (less scope) can be easily built that will deliver sub ½ moa accuracy while at the same time delivering significant muzzle energy for longer range shooting. im looking at buying a new remington 700 police for 1000yd shooting but cant seem to decide between 300 rum and 338 lapua, i see ballistics that support the 300 rum being slightly more accurate , but maybe feed issues with the rebated rim, and the 338 being superior beyond 1000, just needed some experienced input to help with decision. Trophy Copper for $96, while a box of .300 Win. I would pick the 300 Rum, 30 Nos or hell even the 300 PRC over the 300 Nancy. com Search Engine 2021. ... builds a bad ass 338 Edge+P that will shoot a 300 gr bullet around 3000 FPS I think you can accomplish the same with a 338 Lapua Imp too but I have not spent much time researching the Imp. 30-06) length rifle actions. How do you upsize the neck to get the bullet to take. These are guns we use in most of our videos. This efficient new cartridge rivals the velocity and energy of the proven .338 Lapua Magnum while using significantly less powder. I wouldn't mind having one just to have it. The .33 Nosler and .330 Dakota are a bit slower. The shot by Canadian, Rob Furlong, was 2,430 meters, using a McMillan TAC-50 rifle, loaded with I believe a 750 gr AMAX bullet, although I am not sure on that point except that a match load using the AMAX bullet was available to Canadian snipers at the time. Too inefficient for my taste, same with the .300 RUM. This seems liek it could be a great possibly even lower cost alternative to the .338 lapua. 338 Lapua case head diameter of. Probably the longest practical for a carry rifle. 300 Norma Mag vs. 338 Lapua vs. 30 Nosler - Cleckner. The .338 RUM should not be confused with the increasingly popular wildcat .338-300 RUM and .338 Edge which use the full length parent .300 RUM case. It is most commonly referred to as the 338″Edge” due to Shawn Carlock of Defensive Edge who is the biggest proponent of the cartridge and has, by far, the most experience with it. As I’ve noted above, I am not a fan of the 300 Norma. If so, when plugging numbers into Shooter for the .338 lapua magnum (300 otm Berger at 2750 feet/sec) and the above mentioned PRC load, Shooter tells me the PRC goes subsonic at 2150 while the Lap Mag goes subsonic at 2100...energy is 859 lbs for the Lapua while the PRC load has 651 lbs. Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/14705-55.html, http://www.longrangehunting.com/articles/338-edge-1.php, http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/new...cle7113916.ece, https://www.venomtactical.com/r_taipan.php. 338 RUM, the. .340 Weatherby and .338 RUM, 6.5%.338 Lapua, 7.4%.338-378 Weatherby, 10.9%; The only practical reason for designing a cartridge to drive a given weight bullet faster is to enhance the downrange performance of the bullet. In fact, that is one of the other selling points of the 300 Precision Rifle Cartridge: it delivers a definite advantage over other .30 caliber cartridges at long range, but without the punishing recoil of higher tier long range cartridges like the .338 Norma or .338 Lapua. Therefore, the only time a 338 RUM would be at a disadvantage over a 338 Lapua is for the 300 Grain bullet. My experience with 338 RUM's, 338 … Nosler has just introduced a new SAAMI-spec .338-caliber cartridge, the 33 Nosler, which is based on the 404 Jeffrey parent case. My experience with 338 RUM's, 338 … They are devastating to game. Hemicuda member. Lapua mag goes subsonic at 2200 if muzzle velocity is 2850; energy is 863. Better ballistics with the new ultra heavy for caliber bullets and lower recoil / ammo cost. Joined: Mar 4, 2007 Messages: 5 Location: NY.300 RUM is the Remington Ultra Magnum. Either way i think you will be impressed. In fact, that is one of the other selling points of the 300 Precision Rifle Cartridge: it delivers a definite advantage over other .30 caliber cartridges at long range, but without the punishing recoil of higher tier long range cartridges like the .338 Norma or .338 Lapua. I believe the 338 Lapua was originally optimized for 250 gr +/- bullets. 5 creedmoor, and more. This requires a non-standard bolt face / Weatherby bolt face size. best twist rate? 338 Lapua with 300 bergers and 250 grain GameKings Another fun game of round comparison, this time pitting the ferocious 338-378 Weatherby Magnum and the military favored 338 Lapua Magnum. This beast provides more initial velocity than any of the previous cartridges discussed, and has proven to be an outstanding elk cartridge. This is a big difference in reloading cost, although a straight across comparison would probably not be fair to the Lapua. And, not that it matters when messing with big magnums, but the RUM is a bit more economical. PRC. .338 Lapua VS .300 Remington Ultra Mag? It is a beltless, rebated rim cartridge based on the .300 Remington Ultra Magnum case shortened .090" and necked-up to accept a 0.338-inch (.338 caliber) bullet. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk . Based on the results, the performance of the 300 PRC bridges the gap between the 338 Lapua and the 300 Norma. thanks for the help. 338 Federal. As to wall … RUM is in no way a step child imo. The question could be: Does a 300 Win mag have a better bullet (better coefficient) than the sierra .338 300 gr (coefficient of 0.768) bullet? This seems liek it could be a great possibly even lower cost alternative to the .338 lapua. Based on the results, the performance of the 300 PRC bridges the gap between the 338 Lapua and the 300 Norma. mtmuley Imp. AND, the Nosler 33 fits in a standard, long action receiver. This was very interesting to us – the 338 Lapua was the king of long range tactical shooting and the 300 Norma took off as a lighter and faster bullet out of the same case. ... See graph below from applied ballistics comparing 338 norma to 338 lapua - I trust their take and apply it to the 300s too. .338 Lapua Magnum: A Brief History. 30-338 Lapua, you couldn't give me that one. But seriously, I think if you reload the 338 lapua would be … Straight to the .30-.338 Lapua. No big deal. But now companies like Sierra make the 300 gr match kings BT that I now use which have very high ballistic coefficients. Sogmanzulu, Mar 4, 2007 #4. Outside the scope of the original question but if someone wanted a ballistically predictable round that can consistently hit targets between 2000-2500+, something like a 338 Edge/ AI or a chamber in the 375+ class should be selected vs 300 PRC or 338 LM (375 Cheyenne Tac comes to mind). I also get very similar velocities with both. To a bigger.30 cal, i am not a fan of the proven.338 Lapua in most of videos... Bullets and lower recoil / ammo cost caliber bullets and lower recoil / ammo cost might too... I were to move to a.338 throat to either and they will gain the same LMs especially lighter. Custom 6.5 CM and a custom 22 BR new SAAMI-spec.338-caliber cartridge, Edge. 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