Elr shooters

Nov 9, 2012
I have shot the Berger 300gr ot out of my 338 and they shoot extremly well.
I have shot them at a mile and had good results.

What bullets have you guy's been use for elr?

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Jul 11, 2017
Ft. Benning
I have used the 300gr Berger and they shot well using H1000 (90.8Gr.) 2810FPS. But I wanted to get a little more velocity so I switched over to RL-33 and I started too low 96gr. up to 101gr. so I will try again at 102gr. and go up until I see pressure or get to 3000fps. I just got two boxes of Warner Flatline 256gr. I plan to shoot them this weekend at 1500,1760 and 2500yds. I was told to try RL-26 to get them to 3000fps.

I just ordered some Lapua 300gr and the Hornady 285gr. to test. I will save the Warners for a mile and past but the lead core projos for 1500 and under.
Currently using Peterson Brass Federal GMM LRM primers. Gun is a Tubb DTR with a 32in Bartlein. NF ATACR 7x35 Mil-Mil
Mar 17, 2017
Greatly depends upon your twist rate. I have a 1:9.4 twist and have used Berger 300 otm's with N570. You will have a higher level of performance using N570 over h1000. The fill rate is much better, and you will not reach pressure so quickly.

I have started using Cutting Edge Solids 265 grain lazers (single feeds), and have found they are a step above the Berger in ELR consistency. Same N570 powder .... More velocity 26" barrel (2950 fps)... Solids require a fast twist rate, so match your twist to the correct bullet. More consistent in the wind.... Overall, I Use the solids more than the Bergers. The Bergers are good, but I like the solid performance.

Good Shooting
Chris Schmidt
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Nov 5, 2013
I shoot a 338 Edge and have recently found Badlands Precision bullets. I have tried the 250gr Super ICBM using H1000 in my 26" barrel getting 3075fps.


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May 6, 2017
Your mom's
I am shooting the 300 grain Berger OTM at 3154 fps out of my 338 Allen Xpress ( 36" barrel, 8.5 twist ). I'm using 106 grains of IMR 8133.
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Aug 5, 2013
Bullhead City ,AZ
I also am shooting the 300gr Bergers out of my AI-.338LM. At the Nov. SWE ULR match i had hits at 1918,2120 and 2616 yards. I am using 90.6 grains of Retumbo Lapua brass 215m primer. Getting 2760 avg fps.
I am going to give the 33xc a shot and plan on shooting the Bergers.
Been using lapua brass in a pre-2013 sako trg 42 and 285ELD's at 2800fps with H1000. I'd like to try try rl26 and rl33 to see if I can get a bit more velocity. I ran a ladder with H1000 and had my magneto speed on my suppressor.
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Mar 14, 2014
Fort Irwin, CA
Caliber: 338 Lapua Magnum
Action: TAC338
Barrel: Brux 29" / 9.5T
Brake: TBAC 338BA Brake
Suppressor: TBAC 338BA

Bullet 1: 300 gr Bergers OTM Hybrids
Brass: Lapua Brass
Primer: CCI250
Powder 1: H1000 / 92 gr
Velocity 1: 2,934 fps / 59°F
Elevation: 1,500-1,600' and 2,450'
Farthest shot: 3,135 yards

Bullet 2: 254 gr MTAC Cutting Edge
Brass: Lapua Brass
Primer: CCI250
Powder 2: H1000 / 98 gr
Velocity21: 3,255 fps / 59°F
Elevation: 1,500-1,600' and 2,450'
Farthest shot 2,630 yards

Accuracy: Sub .5 MOA
Marks: Faint ejector mark

*Note: As with all loads start 10% lower than the indicated loads above.
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