Ohhh Pice of Candy!!!! AR in 338 LM

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by Tony22-250, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. XJLanzaro

    XJLanzaro New Member

    11
    Jun 10, 2010
    California
    That is a BAD rifle, pretty hefty recoil though
     

  2. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

    Jan 9, 2009
    Snellville, GA
    \What are you talking about? That gun would have no more recoil than an AR-10. most of the recoil is taken up by the muzzle break and the semi auto action.
     
  3. Nolaphoto1

    Nolaphoto1 New Member

    109
    Dec 27, 2009
    Houma, LA
    For the last 2-3 years I have been drooling over the .338 lapua magnum. Savage also recently came out with a version. I saw it in an edition of American Rifleman...sweet. Then I looked at the cost of ammo. 1) Lapua .338 lapua magnum 250gr HPBT, box of 10....$64 2) Black Hills .338LM 300gr Sierra Matchking HPBT, box of 20...$120 3)Nosler .338 LM 250grAccubond, box of 20...$113 4) Remington .338LM 250gr Scenar Match, box of 20...$128

    Do I need to go on?

    The .338LM is like Miss America... nice to look at, but out of my league.
     
  4. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Knoxville Tennessee
    I dont care if they keep making the AR in every round I love to fire, I still dont like the platform. There I said it. Keep rolling your eyes. This is Big Ugly here-----come on you expect it.
     
  5. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

    Jan 9, 2009
    Snellville, GA
    Don't like the platform? please explain your self!
     
  6. That ain't what I heer Tony....:eek:

    The add says "moderate" recoil.....

    one mans moderate is another mans owie...owie....owie....:(



    I see no muzzle brake on the barrel, therefire it could be threaded and fitted

    with a cuddly little Hush Puppy....:D
     
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  7. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    Ammo cost would keep me away too. There was a Rem 700 in 338 at a local shop. Muzzle break and very nice Nikon scope. Good price but I would be spending more in 1 box of ammo than I would putting gas in my car for 2 weeks.
     
  8. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

    Jan 9, 2009
    Snellville, GA
    You don't see the 4 chamber muzzle break on the end?

    "Modest" recoil

    Ever see a Cobb MCR 400? Same thing except this company didn't sell out to bushmaster! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNxChTXftJU
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2010
  9. Ok. on closer inspection I see the brake......:rolleyes:

    Ya happy now..... :D
     
  10. gaw

    gaw New Member

    7
    Jun 21, 2010
    I would build a bolt gun long before I went w/ the AR platform! And you dont buy ammo for a long range gun.You tailor it to the gun!
     
  11. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Knoxville Tennessee
    I hae never been a fan of the M16 style platform. I dont care how much they refine it I still dont like it. Its a matter of personal preference really.