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.338 LAPUA MAGNUM 280 GRAIN (Lead Free) BARNES LRX~100% HAND LOADED!! (Copy)

.338 LAPUA MAGNUM 280 GRAIN (Lead Free) BARNES LRX~100% HAND LOADED!! (Copy)

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.338 Lapua Magnum 280 Grain Barnes LRX (Lead Free)~ The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70mm or 8.58×70mm) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire rifle cartridge. It was developed during the 1980s as a high-powered, long-range cartridge for military snipers. It was used in the Afghanistan wart and the Iraq war. As a result of this, it became more widely available. The loaded cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long. It can penetrate better-than-standard military  body armour at ranges up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres

Not only is it a combat proven round, it is increasingly used by big game hunters and civilian long range shooting enthusiasts.

Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the 338 Lapua in this load. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. Consistent seating depths, powder charges and proprietary formulas of Choice Ammunition, make this 280 grain Barnes LRX lead-free round the best you can buy on the commercial market today.

The Bullet-

LONG RANGE HUNTING

Barnes LRX bullets have been developed to match the advancements in rifle accuracy and extended-range optics. The LRX features a long profile and boattail design that delivers match-grade accuracy at long range with an incredibly high ballistic coefficient and terminal performance that delivers the quick, clean, ethical kills you’ve come to expect from Barnes.

The all-copper LRX (Long Range X Bullet) opens instantly on impact into four razor-sharp petals that plow a wide wound channel and deposit massive amounts of energy throughout the entire length of the cavity. High weight retention sustains bullet momentum for maximum destruction of tissue, bone and vital organs to effectively and humanely take down game at close and extreme distances.

  • Polymer tip boosts ballistic coefficient and initiates rapid expansion
  • Specially engineered scored nose cavity expands into four razor-sharp petals and a large frontal diameter for maximum energy transfer and deep penetration on game at close and extreme distances
  • Accu-Groove technology for minimal fouling and superior accuracy
  • Boattail design with precision heel radius
  • Velocity  fps
  • 100% Hand Loaded
Rounds Per Box: 20

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Description

.338 Lapua Magnum 280 Grain Barnes LRX (Lead Free)~ The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70mm or 8.58×70mm) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire rifle cartridge. It was developed during the 1980s as a high-powered, long-range cartridge for military snipers. It was used in the Afghanistan wart and the Iraq war. As a result of this, it became more widely available. The loaded cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long. It can penetrate better-than-standard military  body armour at ranges up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres

Not only is it a combat proven round, it is increasingly used by big game hunters and civilian long range shooting enthusiasts.

Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the 338 Lapua in this load. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. Consistent seating depths, powder charges and proprietary formulas of Choice Ammunition, make this 280 grain Barnes LRX lead-free round the best you can buy on the commercial market today.

The Bullet-

LONG RANGE HUNTING

Barnes LRX bullets have been developed to match the advancements in rifle accuracy and extended-range optics. The LRX features a long profile and boattail design that delivers match-grade accuracy at long range with an incredibly high ballistic coefficient and terminal performance that delivers the quick, clean, ethical kills you’ve come to expect from Barnes.

The all-copper LRX (Long Range X Bullet) opens instantly on impact into four razor-sharp petals that plow a wide wound channel and deposit massive amounts of energy throughout the entire length of the cavity. High weight retention sustains bullet momentum for maximum destruction of tissue, bone and vital organs to effectively and humanely take down game at close and extreme distances.

  • Polymer tip boosts ballistic coefficient and initiates rapid expansion
  • Specially engineered scored nose cavity expands into four razor-sharp petals and a large frontal diameter for maximum energy transfer and deep penetration on game at close and extreme distances
  • Accu-Groove technology for minimal fouling and superior accuracy
  • Boattail design with precision heel radius
  • Velocity  fps
  • 100% Hand Loaded

Additional Information

Weight 2.2 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 5 × 1.5 in
Delivery and Returns Content description.

Complete the collection

  • .338 Lapua Magnum 225 Grain Barnes TTSX Tipped Triple Shock (Lead free)~ The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70mm or 8.58×70mm) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire rifle cartridge. It was developed during the 1980s as a high-powered, long-range cartridge for military snipers. It was used in the Afghanistan wart and the Iraq war. As a result of this, it became more widely available. The loaded cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long. It can penetrate better-than-standard military  body armour at ranges up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres

    Not only is it a combat proven round, it is increasingly used by big game hunters and civilian long range shooting enthusiasts.

    Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the 338 Lapua in this load. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. Consistent seating depths, powder charges and proprietary formulas of Choice Ammunition, make this 225 Grain Barnes TTSX round the best you can buy on the commercial market today.

    The Bullet:

    Since its introduction in 2003, Barnes’ TSX Bullet has earned a reputation as “the perfect hunting bullet.” Now, Barnes has improved on perfection by adding a streamlined polymer tip. The new Tipped TSX features the same 100-percent copper body with multiple rings cut into the shank. It delivers the same gnat’s-eyelash accuracy and “dead right there” performance—but with an added polymer tip that boosts BC and improves long-range ballistics. The tip and a re-engineered nose cavity provide even faster expansion. Complete penetration, virtually 100-percent weight retention and four razor-sharp cutting petals that double bullet diameter means the new Tipped TSX creates more internal damage than any competing bullet. Instant expansion and perfect penetration ensures cleaner, quicker kills.

    • Velocity: 3,035 FPS
    • 100% Hand-Loaded
    • Hornady Brass
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    20 in stock (can be backordered)

  • .338 Lapua Magnum 250 grain Sierra MatchKing HPBT~ The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70mm or 8.58×70mm) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire rifle cartridge. It was developed during the 1980s as a high-powered, long-range cartridge for military snipers. It was used in the Afghanistan wart and the Iraq war. As a result of this, it became more widely available. The loaded cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long. It can penetrate better-than-standard military  body armour at ranges up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres

    Not only is it a combat proven round, it is increasingly used by big game hunters and civilian long range shooting enthusiasts.

    Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the 338 Lapua in this load. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. Consistent seating depths, powder charges and proprietary formulas of Choice Ammunition, make this 250 grain Sierra Matchking round the best you can buy on the commercial market today.

    The Bullet:

    MatchKings are the pride of the Sierra bullet family, unmatched worldwide and truly world class in all respects. Competitive shooters have relied on the consistent accuracy of Sierra’s MatchKings for decades, resulting in a history of state, national and world records that is the envy of our competitors.

    Sierra MatchKing bullets have set the standards worldwide for consistent accuracy in handguns as well as rifles. Since the introduction of the high performance Remington XP-100 and similar handguns chambering larger rifle cartridges, all 30 caliber MatchKings have been used in handgun silhouettes and long-range target competitions. Sierra’s famous MatchKing design assures superb accuracy, flat trajectory, and high momentum delivery with low sensitivity to crosswinds at all ranges.

    While they are recognized around the world for record-setting accuracy, MatchKing bullets are not recommended for most hunting applications.  Although MatchKing and Tipped MatchKing bullets are commonly used for varmint hunting, their design will not provide the same reliable explosive expansion at equivalent velocities in varmints compared to their lightly jacketed Hornet, Blitz or Varminter counterparts.

    • 100% Hand-Loaded
    • Velocity 2,910fps
    • Hornady Brass
  • .338 Lapua Magnum 300 grain Nosler AccuBond~ The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70mm or 8.58×70mm) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire rifle cartridge. It was developed during the 1980s as a high-powered, long-range cartridge for military snipers. It was used in the Afghanistan wart and the Iraq war. As a result of this, it became more widely available. The loaded cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long. It can penetrate better-than-standard military  body armour at ranges up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres

    Not only is it a combat proven round, it is increasingly used by big game hunters and civilian long range shooting enthusiasts.

    Choice Ammunition is 100% Hand-Loaded, providing superior reliability, performance and accuracy. These rounds are not only designed for hunting as Nosler enthusiasts have become dependant on- they are extremely accurate for competition and long-range target applications.

    Nosler’s AccuBond bonded core bullet. Through a proprietary bonding process that eliminates voids in the bullet core, AccuBond marries Nosler’s traditional copper-alloy jacket with its special lead-alloy core. The result is a bullet that flies true, penetrates deep, won’t cause extensive barrel fouling, and will retain 60-70% of its weight. The white polymer tip helps protect against deformation while initiating expansion upon impact.

    • Velocity 2710 fps
    • 100% Hand Loaded
    • Hornady Brass

    These high-performance rounds provide excellent reliability, consistency, accuracy and stopping power for hunting most game.

    Add to cart

    19 in stock (can be backordered)

  • .338 Lapua Magnum 225 Grain Nosler AccuBond~ The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70mm or 8.58×70mm) is a rimless, bottlenecked, centerfire rifle cartridge. It was developed during the 1980s as a high-powered, long-range cartridge for military snipers. It was used in the Afghanistan wart and the Iraq war. As a result of this, it became more widely available. The loaded cartridge is 14.93 mm (0.588 in) in diameter (rim) and 93.5 mm (3.68 in) long. It can penetrate better-than-standard military  body armour at ranges up to 1,000 metres (1,090 yd) and has a maximum effective range of about 1,750 metres

    Not only is it a combat proven round, it is increasingly used by big game hunters and civilian long range shooting enthusiasts.

    Choice Ammunition has taken our 100% hand-loading techniques and produce an extremely accurate, highly dependable round for the 338 Lapua in this load. Our loading tolerances are only matched by passionate hand-loaders in their own loading rooms. Consistent seating depths, powder charges and proprietary formulas of Choice Ammunition, make this 225 Grain Nosler AccuBond round the best you can buy on the commercial market today.

    The Bullet:

    Nosler’s AccuBond bonded core bullet. Through a proprietary bonding process that eliminates voids in the bullet core, AccuBond marries Nosler’s traditional copper-alloy jacket with its special lead-alloy core. The result is a bullet that flies true, penetrates deep, won’t cause extensive barrel fouling, and will retain 60-70% of its weight. The white polymer tip helps protect against deformation while initiating expansion upon impact.

    • Velocity 3110 fps
    • 100% Hand Loaded
    • Hornady Brass
    Add to cart

    26 in stock

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