This 338 win mag ammo is a high Quality hunting ammunition designed for maximum performance and reliability.
Premium hunting bullets are matched with select powders, primers and brass to create a reliable, hard-hitting hunting cartridge.
This 338 win mag ammo is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable cases.
Nosler Partition Bullets feature a fully tapered jacket that ruptures instantly at the thin jacket mouth,
yet the gradual thickening along the bullet’s axis controls expansion and curls the jacket uniformly outward at high or low velocities.
Nosler’s integral Partition supports the expanded mushroom and retains the rear lead alloy core.
The enclosed rear core retains more than half the original bullet weight for deep penetration.
The 338 win mag ammo is Designed with the big game hunter in mind, the .338 Winchester Magnum is especially popular among elk and moose hunters.
With ballistics similar to a .30-06 – but more commonly featuring heavier bullets – it has found favor among African plains hunters as wel
Made In United States of America
What is a 338 Win Mag ammo best for?
338 win mag ammo Specifications
338 win mag ammo Product Information
|Cartridge||338 Winchester Magnum|
|Grain Weight||210 Grains|
|Muzzle Velocity||2830 Feet Per Second|
|Muzzle Energy||3734 Foot Pounds|
|Bullet Style||Jacketed Soft Point|
|Bullet Brand And Model||Nosler Partition|
|Case Type||Nickel Plated|
|G1 Ballistic Coefficient||0.4|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Shipping Weight||1.660 Pounds|
- IT IS FAST: 100 to 200 fps faster than conventional ammunition.
- IT IS ACCURATE: Uncompromising accuracy without increased felt recoil.
- IT IS CONSISTENT: Unfailing performance across a broad range of temperatures.
- IT IS VERSATILE: This new breed of ammunition is available in 17 Hornet to 444 Marlin, and is safe for use in all firearm types, including semi-autos, lever guns and pump actions.
Buy Hornady ammo to get bullets that are accurate, consistent, and always dependable.
The 338 win mag ammo ammunition is world renowned for accuracy and performance, making use of high quality components and adhering to the strictest of tolerances.
Designed for long range and bench rest shooting, Scenar bullets were used to set a world record perfect score in the 300 meter Moscow championship match.
Factory testing has resulted in 10-shot groups that averaged 50mm at 300 meters.
This ammunition is new production, non-corrosive, in boxer primed, reloadable brass cases.
.338 Lapua Magnum maximum C.I.P. cartridge dimensions. All sizes in millimeters (mm).
Americans would define the shoulder angle at alpha/2 ≈ 20 degrees
. The common rifling twist rate for this cartridge is 254 mm (1 in 10 in), 6 grooves, Ø lands = 8.38 mm, Ø grooves = 8.58 mm,
land width = 2.79 mm and the primer type is large rifle magnum
The loaded .338 cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long.
It can penetrate better-than-standard military body armor at ranges of up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd),
and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres (1,910 yd) with C.I.P. conforming ammunition at sea level conditions.
Muzzle velocity is dependent on barrel length, seating depth, and powder charge, and varies from 880 to 915 m/s (2,890 to 3,000 ft/s)
for commercial loads with 16.2-gram (250 gr) bullets, which corresponds to about 6,525 J (4,813 ft⋅lbf) of muzzle energy.
more Specifications On 338 win mag Ammo
|Parent case||.416 Rigby, .338/416|
|Case type||Rimless, bottleneck|
|Bullet diameter||8.61 mm (0.339 in)|
|Land diameter||8.38 mm (0.330 in)|
|Neck diameter||9.46 mm (0.372 in)|
|Shoulder diameter||13.82 mm (0.544 in)|
|Base diameter||14.91 mm (0.587 in)|
|Rim diameter||14.93 mm (0.588 in)|
|Rim thickness||1.52 mm (0.060 in)|
|Case length||69.20 mm (2.724 in)|
|Overall length||93.50 mm (3.681 in)|
|Case capacity||7.532 cm3 (116.24 gr H2O)|
|Rifling twist||254 mm (1-10″)|
|Primer type||Large rifle magnum|
|Maximum pressure||420.00 MPa (60,916 psi)|
Ballistic Performance For The 338 win Mag ammo
advantages of 338 win mag ammo:
- A great advantage of this cartridge is how well it retains energy at long distances.
- With the right load, it has nearly 2,000 foot pounds of energy available at 400 yards – making the effective range of .338 ammo better than the .375 H&H Magnum.
- While this cartridge offers power and reach, rifles that fire .338 weigh an average of ten pounds and generate recoil in the range of 30 foot pounds (compared to the 15 foot pound recoil of the .30-06).
- Cartridge – 338 Winchester Magnum
- Grain Weight – 230 Grains
- Muzzle Velocity – 2810 Feet per Second
- Muzzle Energy – 4032 Foot Pounds
- Bullet Style – ELD-X Polymer Tip
- Case Type – Brass
- Reloadable – Yes
Brief History of 338 Win Mag Ammo
In 1958, Winchester introduced their 338 Win Mag ammo to a specific group of hunters of large North American game.
The popularity of the cartridge soon spread to Africa, where hunters used it to harvest medium-sized game as well as some large animals.
The .338 used a .375 H&H Magnum case that had been necked down to take the smaller .338 caliber bullet.
This allowed the use of a rather heavy bullet, which meant that with enough powder, a 200 grain soft point bullet could reach 3,000 feet per second and a muzzle energy exceeding 3,800 foot pounds.
The Winchester Model 70 Alaskan was among the first rifles chambered for this cartridge and was designed with the hunter of big Alaskan game in mind.
With a reputation for being one of the best cartridges for hunting elk in use today, the .338 has also been employed with great success for bear hunting.
A great advantage of this cartridge is how well it retains energy at long distances. With the right load, it has nearly 2,000 foot pounds of energy available at 400 yards
– making the effective range of the .338 better than the .375 H&H Magnum.
But all that power and reach comes with a cost. The rifles that fire .338 are built heavily and weigh an average of eight to ten pounds.
More often discussed than gun weight is the recoil factor.
While the .30-06 generates recoil in the range of 15 foot pounds, the .338 Winchester Magnum generates recoil in the range of 30 foot pounds!
This is a significant number for recoil, but it’s not enough to dissuade hunters who need the performance that this cartridge presents.
Several major manufacturers sell rifles chambered for the .338 Winchester Magnum, including Winchester (obviously), Ruger, and Remington.
Weatherby and Savage also make some of the more well known options.
Bolt action rifles are the most common platform, although Browning makes a BAR semi-automatic rifle that is chambered for the .338.
.338 Winchester Magnum ammunition is also for sale from nearly every U.S. manufacturer
. Federal and Hornady sell high-performance ammo for hunting, and their advanced bullet designs make this excellent hunting cartridge even better.
338 Win Magnum Ballistics: Chart of Average 338 Win Magnum Ballistics
Note: This information comes from the manufacturer and is for informational purposes only.
The actual ballistics obtained with your firearm can vary considerably from the advertised ballistics.
Also, ballistics can vary from lot to lot with the same brand and type load.
|338 Win Magnum Bullet WEIGHT||Muzzle VELOCITY (fps)||Muzzle ENERGY (ft. lbs.)||TRAJECTORY (in.)|
|Muzzle||100 yds.||200 yds.||300 yds.||400 yds.||Muzzle||100 yds.||200 yds.||300 yds.||400 yds.||100 yds.||200 yds.||300 yds.||400 yds.|
|185 Grain Superformance||3080||2850||2632||2424||2226||3896||3337||2845||2413||2034||1.4||0||-6.4||-18.8|
|225 Grain Superformance||2840||2758||2582||2414||2252||4318||3798||3331||2911||2533||1.5||0||-6.8||-19.5|
|250 Grain Ultra||2860||2645||2440||2244||2057||4540||3882||3303||2794||2347||1.7||0||-7.6||-22.1|