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.338 LAPUA MAGNUM 280 GRAIN (LEAD FREE) BARNES LRX~100% HAND LOADED!! (not Lapua Brass)

.338 LAPUA MAGNUM 280 GRAIN (LEAD FREE) BARNES LRX~100% HAND LOADED!! (not Lapua Brass)

$129.99

.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  2,788 fps
  • 100% Hand Loaded
Rounds Per Box: 20

Available on backorder

SKU: 280LRXLF338LAP20H Categories: ,

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  2,788 fps
  • 100% Hand Loaded

Additional Information

Weight 2.2 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 4 × 1.5 in
Delivery and Returns Content description.

Complete the collection

  • .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.

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    Available on backorder

  • .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
    Add to cart

    7 in stock

Thank you for visiting Choice Ammunition!Home of Premium Ammunition- 100% Hand-Loaded in Western Montana.

As you may know, the ammunition and firearms industry is experiencing unprecedented times beginning with COVID 19 coming from China in early 2020. Some talked of defunding police departments about the same time, even as riots and lawlessness raged on in our cities with unrest. We then saw a very contentious presidential campaign and ultimately- an inauguration of what could be a very unfriendly 2nd Amendment administration controlling both houses of Congress. For these reasons and more, we see demand at all time highs in the industry, in addition to mass shortages of components. I personally do not see things changing any time soon either...

With this, we are doing everything possible to hand-load and get products shipped in a timely manner, but we cannot simply turn machines up like others! Any back-orders on this website that we allow, we feel will ship in a reasonable period of time and we are averaging about 2-3 weeks presently. However, we are reliant on our suppliers to deliver components to us also, and that can unexpectedly be delayed on occasion. When this happens, it is possible to see 30-60 days, and sometimes more- to get ammunition sent out to you. Please know, all backorders will be filled at the price you purchased the ammunition for. If you find something elsewhere- we are happy to cancel any order.

We try to answer all office calls and prefer calls over emails or social media. We ask you to please refrain from calling or changing your order unless it is absolutely necessary- keeping in mind the time-frames I mentioned above. Every call we answer removes the focus on sourcing components and loading/shipping your ammunition!  We promise to get your order out as soon as we possibly can- yet, ask that you please understand this crazy market we are all in- if indeed you are delayed!

We do not believe in price gouging or increasing margins in a market such as this- and we will do everything possible to remain competitive with “factory” ammo, while providing our premium hand-loaded ammunition to the market. It does appear that prices may increase this year however, as there is much volatility in pricing for our brass, bullets, powder and primers.

Thank you for considering Choice Ammunition if you are a new customer- and thank you for another order if you are returning. We truly appreciate all of you and have built our business from going the extra mile with our products and for our customers!

Jon Wemple

President/CEO