close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics

Reply

Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 04-18-2011, 02:33 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: ILLINOIS
Posts: 423
Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

I want to get into long range shooting in the 338 caliber....It seems like savage makes one in the $2000 range, but does anyone else make one closer to $1500 thats any good. If not, how much will I need to spend to get a good gun to shoot this round. Thanks
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 04-19-2011, 05:55 AM
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2009
    Location: Richmond Hill GA
    Posts: 41
    Re: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

    Remington 700P MLR 338 Lapua check on gunbroker.com
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 04-19-2011, 08:58 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Location: Big Horn Basin, Wyoming
    Posts: 4,322
    Re: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

    the remington is a good choice also if your not set on the 338 lapua you could go with a weatherby accumark in 338-378 I think you can find them used for 1200-1300 or new for 1600ish on gunbroker.com
    __________________
    Mike


    " Real elk guns start with the number 3 or bigger and blow two holes, one in and one out." - My Dad
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 04-19-2011, 09:06 AM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Mar 2004
    Location: North Dakota
    Posts: 654
    Re: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

    If you are looking for something cheaper then the lapua the 338 Rum is a good option. If you are going to spend $2000 I would not get a savage I would look for a Sako TRG in a 338 Lapua or a used custom.
    __________________
    Fast, Flat, and Accurate
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 04-19-2011, 10:46 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Location: NW MT
    Posts: 3,075
    Re: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

    Watch this sites classifieds, great guns and deals
    Reply With Quote
      #6  
    Unread 04-19-2011, 02:40 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Jan 2002
    Location: Wenatchee, WA
    Posts: 806
    Re: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

    Rumor has it that Savage has a couple new .338LM guns that are lighter / less 'tacticool' than the 110BA that were floated around a little bit during SHOT, and should be up for their formal 'debut' at the NRA Annual meeting in a week or two. The one I've seen pictures of has an AccuStock and a big quick-discharge brake, the other supposedly uses an HS Precision stock similar to the 12 LRP (except bigger, of course).

    I'm guessing without all the tacticool bits either gun will be somewhat less expensive than the 110BA.

    HTH,

    Monte
    Reply With Quote
      #7  
    Unread 04-19-2011, 02:51 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Dec 2009
    Location: Big Horn Basin, Wyoming
    Posts: 4,322
    Re: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?

    dang it savage why are you guys so awesome
    __________________
    Mike


    " Real elk guns start with the number 3 or bigger and blow two holes, one in and one out." - My Dad
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Who makes an good but affordable 338 Lapua?
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Who makes a good bullet Tikkamike Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 8 06-14-2011 11:23 PM
    She makes even him look good! 30-338 Humor 2 02-09-2010 10:41 PM
    Who makes good brass for the 7mm rem mag? 188MULE Reloading 12 01-26-2010 12:08 AM
    what makes lapua brass so good?? yzm19 Reloading 7 04-25-2009 05:26 PM
    Who makes a good window mount for a spotter? reltor Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 6 11-18-2008 06:01 PM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:05 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC