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Unread 10-11-2012, 08:42 AM
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Savage 338 LM Rifles

I am new to this thread but have always found the conversations to be both informative and enlightning. I am new to long range shooting and will purchase my first true long rifle at the end of the month. I'm considering three savage 338 LM rifles: hs precison, 11/111 LRH or the 110 BA. I really want the 110 BA but my budget being what it is may require me to purchase a less expensive rifle. Do these rifles have comprable performance and which one represents the best value for the money performance wise?
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    Unread 10-11-2012, 09:06 AM
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    Re: Savage 338 LM Rifles

    I have a Savage 111 LRH 338LM and a BA10 308. Your answer probably depends on what you plan to use it for. The BA110 would not be a good choice for hunting, the HS could be used for target and some hunting and the 111LRH would be the ticket for a pure hunting gun.
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    Unread 10-11-2012, 10:41 AM
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    Re: Savage 338 LM Rifles

    Thanks for the reply Ludicrous! My intent is long range target shooting. I recently purchased the savage 10 FCP-K which gets me out to 1,000 yds but I am now looking to extend the range. Is the recoil on all three about the same and do all three have approximately the same range given same loads?
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    Unread 10-11-2012, 11:07 AM
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    Re: Savage 338 LM Rifles

    The recoil will be less with the BA110, HS next and the 111 last. Even the 111 isn't bad though. Honestly I would grab a HS model, they were next to impossible to get for most of 2012. Savage recently sent a batch out to dealers. My guess is they will all dry up again until the next batch is manufactured. I believe it's the best selling 338 LM they make. If all you do is target shoot grab a BA.
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    Unread 10-11-2012, 10:44 PM
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    Re: Savage 338 LM Rifles

    Thanks Ludicrous! It's down to the 110 BA & the HS Precision 110. I'm leaning towards the HS then I'll have a little left over to purchase 100 rounds of Lapua brass & 300 grain bullets. Thanks for the advice!
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    Unread 11-25-2012, 05:10 PM
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    Re: Savage 338 LM Rifles

    Hey Len, I went with the 110 BA as my final decision... Below is a picture my new rifle. Thanks again for your feedback, it played a major role in my purchasing decision.
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    Unread 11-25-2012, 05:16 PM
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    Re: Savage 338 LM Rifles

    Sorry for calling you Len Ludicrous, I entered the wrong name. But my new rifle rounds out my collection. Below is a pic of my entire battery.
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