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Developed during the 1940s and formally introduced in 1958, the .338 Winchester Magnum was designed as a professional ranger and guide round to protect against charging grizzly bear and other large dangerous animals. It is highly popular in North America as a medium-bore round. The cartridge length, similar to a 30-06 round, makes it suitable for use in adapted long action rifles. The round expels a heavier weight .338 calibre bullet at approximately the same velocity as .30-06, which provides greater stopping power which is necessary for defence against class 3 dangerous animals - essential for guides, fishermen and hunters in Alaska and Canada. Copper FMJ bullet head has a small hollow point at the tip, hence its designation as HP. Price is for ONE round only. Dulled rounds can be re-polished using metal polish or toothpaste. Rounds may only be sent by courier due to postage restrictions. Extras available for this dummy round: An new and unindented brass cup to fit into the primer pocket to give the appearance of a new, unfired round: Large Dummy Primer Removal of the deactivated, inert primer from the round, leaving a hole or holes in the base that can be inspected to prove the round is inert and free from explosives: Depriming of Round
The 338 Winchester Magnum round next to a coin for size comparison.
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