338 federal for rams?

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338 federal for rams?

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Has anyone tried the 338 federal in a silhouette rifle? An advertisement I have been looking at says it has "reasonable recoil for a lightweight rifle" and at least one book says it is a very accurate round. Sounds like a solution to the sticky ram problem. I want to rebarrel my 6mm, but am trying to avoid doing it three or four times considering the cost of new barrels and reloading components. From my recent research it seems that rams can be rung with all the 6s and 6.5s, the 7mm-08, and the 308. This seems the next step up.

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As I understand it the .338 with max loads and heavy bullets is pretty effective on rams as long as the rail and base of the target are waxed .....
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I shoot a 6.5x47 Lapua with a 142 Sierra. If Rams are set properly then I don’t ring them. But in HP depending on the day it doesn’t matter what u hit them with they won’t fall. Just part of the game.
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