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210 grain 338 WM slugs

I know that the 210 grain partition is one of the proven 338 bullets. I haven't tried it yet in my 338. Has anybody? What was the accuracy like out of your rifle? I can not get my 270 to shoot partitions at all so I am just wondering how my 338 will like them.

Are there other bullet designs in this weight for the 338?

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I have the the 200 grain

I have the the 200 grain Accubond out of my .338 Win. Mag. and they are close to the same BC and in grains.  I have gotten them to shoot very well out of the gun.  I have not spent alot of time with them as I am prtial to my 225 grain Accubonds, but this next summer I plant to try and see what I can get the 200's and the 180's to do and see if I can work up some lighter loads for deer and antelope...yes antelope with a .338 win. mag.

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200 grain bullets are big

200 grain bullets are big ones.  What do you expect to happen when you shoot an antelope with a .338?  Do you think there will be a complete pass through with little meat damage or do you think it will tear the antelope up pretty good?

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I hit an antelope with a 225

I hit an antelope with a 225 gr Barnes out of my .340 Weatherby and it punched righ through him.  As long as you don't hit a major bone you should be ok.  If you do hit a bone you just may push that bone out of the other side of his body. 

I have found that my .340 out performes my 7mm Remington mag in just about all aspects of the shooting game.  From long range shooting to nock down power and accuracy. 

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I shot all my antelope last

I shot all my antelope last year with my .338 win.mag. and had no meat loss.  Yes if you hit them perfectly the bullets goes thru them so fast that I do not think that the bullet has time to expand.

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That makes sense to me.  A

That makes sense to me.  A shot right behind the shoulder?

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