Lapua ammo source?

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by mark300, Aug 16, 2003.

  1. mark300

    mark300 Member

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    SIR,
    TRY GEORGIA PRECISION SHOOTERS SUPPLY AT GEORGIAPRECISION.COM. THEY HAVE BLACK HILLS 338 LAPUA 300 GR SIERRA 100 FOR $63.23
     
  2. mongoose

    mongoose Well-Known Member

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    They sure do, $65 per 20 loaded.

    Thanks [​IMG]
     

  3. James D.

    James D. Well-Known Member

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    $55 a box for Lapua Factory from www.Midsouthshooterssupply.com and Armalite has the same price, Armalite has access to the 300gr bullets that Midsouth does not.

    Lapua Brass is still $1.30 a piece... maybe that will drop down to .80 cents in the near future?
     
  4. BountyHunter

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    At $65 a box for 20, time to get into serious reloading!!

    Brass $1 each
    500 300 gr bullets $170
    Forester BR 338 Lapua dies $70
    $35 convert to neck bushings
    used balance beam scale $25
    lee dippers $10
    Rcbs hand prime tool $16
    used RCBS or other press $75

    BH
    1000 Fed 215 primers $18-22


    BH
     
  5. mongoose

    mongoose Well-Known Member

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    Finally got it...HS Precision in 338 Lapua. Now for the difficult question, where is a good source for ammo.
    My FFL says he can get it for $100 per 20, but ther has to be a better deal somewhere.
     
  6. David P. Herne

    David P. Herne Well-Known Member

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    Mongoose,
    Have to agree with Bounty Hunter. Going with pre-manufactured (factory) ammo for a rig like you've just purchased for yourself is bullshit! You'll never get the accuracy possible with fine-tuned hand-loads. Call Graff & Sons or Sinclair International for components. My recommendation is that you get your yourself some Lapua brass and Lapua 250-grain Scenars. Then start with 88.5 grains of VV N560 behind the subject projectile 0.020 off the lands. You should get a mean initial velocity of 3000-3050 fps and damn good accuracy (i.e. sub-3/4 MOA)!

    Regards,
    Dave