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Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

 
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:34 AM
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Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

Ok guys I'd like your opinions on the best over the counter, stock out of the box .338 LM Please list pro's & cons. Thanks
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Old 05-22-2012, 11:41 AM
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Re: Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

From what I have seen the sako trg is pretty hard to beat it has a ton of features that range from ergonomic to trigger control etc...

If it where me I would pay to have a custom done for the same money though I went the savage 10fcp route and wish I would have just had one made instead...mine is at the smith as we speak and I am gonna end up having as much as a custom in it before it's all over.

When it comes to a rifle like this I think investing in a custom is the right way to go.

That said the sako trg I have been around shoots outstanding as do many other factory rifles, but I think a custom will give you more control over the final product than going off the shelf.
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Old 05-22-2012, 06:42 PM
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Re: Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

Out of the box AND not at custom prices the the savages hands down!
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Old 05-22-2012, 06:54 PM
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Re: Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

savage 110 fcp hs, i was able to achieve this group at 100 yards with VERY little load develoment
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:33 PM
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Re: Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

Savage is hard to touch for price point and mine was a shooter just had an ultra tight chamber and built pressure bad....had to reduce the loads to sub par performance for the round to get acceptable pressure.... the other down side to the savage is the 26" barrel length would have been nice if you could get it in 28 or 30.

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Old 05-23-2012, 01:36 PM
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Re: Best out of the box .338 LM rifle ?

If you want first class precision and ergonomics take a long and hard look at the Steyr SSG 08.

We have tested in thoroughly at ranges out to 1400m (did not have enough elevation available for more range). The gun shoots in the .3"s out to 1000m and in the 0.4"s out to + 1500y

It comes with the brake, a superb bipod and monopod included. Has the correct twist and magazine lenght for long .338" bullets.

Did I mention it's a nail driver

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