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VX III vs 338 Lapua

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Unread 06-18-2008, 10:34 PM
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VX III vs 338 Lapua

Hi guys, wanting input please,

Do we think a VXIII 8.5-25 would handle the recoil of a 338 Lapua?
Rig would be something like Barnard action, Trueflite barrel,
McMillian A3-5,Barnard base, Ken Farrell rings.

Would the VXIII be the weakest link!

Thanks in advance
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Unread 06-18-2008, 10:45 PM
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I think it would be fine.
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Unread 06-18-2008, 10:55 PM
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If it'll work on a 338 RUM it'll work on a 338 Lapua, and it does.
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Unread 06-24-2008, 12:14 AM
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I have a VX-III on my 338 Lapua and have had no issues with the scope what ever.
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