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  1. CH878

    CH878 Active Member

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    .338 Sniper Rifle

    Discussion in 'Research' started by CH878, May 30, 2011.

    Hi, quick question
    Does anyone know the name of a .338 sniper rifle? Any specifications you know as well would be really useful, especially range
    Thanks!
     
  2. Steerpike

    Steerpike Felis amatus Supporter Contributor

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    I just typed ".338 sniper rifle" into Google and got a bunch of hits that look promising...
     
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    Wikipedia and google are your friend..

    M24A3 SWS made by remington
    .338 Lapua Magnum (cartridge)
    range 1,200-1,500 m
     
  4. Laura Mae.

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    Any reason why it has to be specifically .338?

    I came up with the same thing as Malc-Downing when I searched Google, probably best to do some research into it first though, to make sure it's definitely what you're looking for...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M24_Sniper_Weapon_System#M24A3
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.338_Lapua_Magnum
    http://world.guns.ru/sniper/sniper-rifles/brit/rpa-rangemaster-e.html

    I assume one of your characters will be using one of these? Here's a link to a site that shows the bullet drop depending on distance and things like that for .338 rifle

    http://www.snipercentral.com/338.htm
     
  5. CH878

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    Thanks for all the help guys, really appreciated
     

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