September 2004

Firing Line: 09/04

.338 Magnum Showdown
Re “Two .338 Winchester Magnums Vs. Remington’s .338 Ultra Mag,” March 2004:

Read your article on the .338 Magnum Showdown with some interest, especially the accuracy and chronograph data. I noticed that the Remington 700 LSS had an average group size of 2.8 inches using the off-the-shelf Core-Lokt PSP ammunition. That is not a very good group for 100 yards. Here in northwest Florida I have talked to quite a few shooters about Remington 700 rifles. Most every shooter states that you cannot get a good group with a Remington 700 unless you put the bullet to within 0.004 inch of the lands.

A case in point: Last year I bought a Remington 700 VLS in 6mm Re...

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