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Elsewhere on the site, there was discussion on the 338-06, which was going to be my next Encore project. Then the 338/348 which I've been kicking around for years, in the #1. But, ever since the 376 Steyr came about, I've been itching to make it something other than what it is. I just can't decide on what, ( indicision is my middle name ), but I think it would make an excellent round. No matter what bullet you stuff in it! Maybe I'll just throw 3 or 4 different diameter bullets in a hat, and have my smithy pick one out! O.
 

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If you want to stay with the 338 dia. one smith near by has worked a little with the 280 Ackley imp. case necked up to 338. It sounds like a good one to me.
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280 AI up, or 35 Whelen AI down = 338-06AI. Hellva round any way you look at it. Thanks for the input! O.
 

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9.3mm? Not much of a change but some good bullets in that diameter for rounds in that velocity range.

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9.3

I've often thought about the 9.3. Thinking it would make a good deep timber elk round. But I would probably use more for black bear in my home state of Minnesota. A good 250 grainer stuffed in a 376 case, might be little more than needed. But any critter worth hunting, can't get to dead. O.
 

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338/348 win. imp.

I shoot a Encore 24in. s/s sporter chambered in 338/348 win. imp..Shawnee made up the reamer for me,and Bullberry chambered the barrel.This rimmed round is perfect for single shot actionsand has the case cap. of the 338win. mag..
 
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