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Old 10-31-2011, 10:02 PM
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AR-30 338 lapua

Considering getting a arrmalite ar30 338 lapua. Does anyone know if it compares with thee rem 700 action? 1000+ yard accuracy?
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Old 10-31-2011, 10:52 PM
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Re: AR-30 338 lapua

From what I've gathered the AR is better all the way around. I also understand that it is a very "true" setup requiring little machine work, if any, to true up.

This from one discussion, years ago with a reputable smith.


Quite untrustworthy info but good enough for me to want an AR-30 for a build....
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Old 11-01-2011, 06:18 AM
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Re: AR-30 338 lapua

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Considering getting a arrmalite ar30 338 lapua. Does anyone know if it compares with thee rem 700 action? 1000+ yard accuracy?
I had one several years ago and after I worked up a load it shot .35 moa at 100 yds. I remember covering the whole 5 shot group completly with a dime.

The furthest I ever tried was 600 yds once and did a 2.5 inch group there. As I recall I was using H1000 and 300 gr Sierra Match King, but don't recall exact load.
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