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Military to consider a .338!

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Military to consider a .338!

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TacticalGunFan.com - US Special Operations Considers A ".338" Sniper Rifle

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    It's about time IMHO
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    The US military have some Canadian build PGWDTI Timberwolf's in test trials for over a year now.

    They look like my C14 (Canadian nomenclature).





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    I have heard that their are a few Sako TGR42's in use right now in both Iraq and Afganistan , limited use by spec ops units. Totaly unofficial of course
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    Shawn could sell the great 3500.00 Edge to the mil and they'd have a heck of a good rifle. And mil purchasing being what it is Shawn coudl get maybe 9500.00 a piece for the same rifle he builds now. America, aint it wonderful
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    There are 2 338 Edge's in service as we speak. The reports back are about what you would expect. The big stumbling block for military application is ammunition availability. There are also some AI 338 LM's in service with certain special units but the reviews on these seems to be split about really liking them or not. The big nod for the AI is that Black Hills loads 300 SMK's for the LM and they are already a military specialty ammunition contractor.
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    Hey Shawn , are the Edges in service will military or contractors? I've got some friends over their and it sounds like the military guys are getting the bone when it comes to the tools thay can use.

    Their is a fella shooting a McMillan Tac300 , through a custom suppressor and he reports "I don't think it can get any better" but I don't think he gotten to drive a well built 338 yet. He asked me about getting somthing other than a 308 and the first thing I thought was Sako TGR42 then AICS 338 Lapua but he spent his money on the McMillan.
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