.338 Lapua Magnum

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.338 Lapua Magnum
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Game information
All information listed assumes Standard FMJ (Reg/SP/FMJ)
Category (R)ifle caliber
Recoil level 5
Cost per round Parallar symbol.png 12.00
Weight per round (units) 0.05
Quantity (retail box/bulk can) 20 / 200
Damage tables
Type LDV C1 C2 C3 A1 A2 A3 A4 A5
Bullet +7 305% 289% 274% 244% 198% 152% 76% 23%
Handloading information
Primer type Large rifle magnum
Powder type Rifle powder
Projectile type .338, 300 grain
Cost per case Parallar symbol.png 3.417
Standard load (SP) 1025 pwdr
Cold load (-P) 923 pwdr
Hot load (+P) N/A pwdr
Super load (+P+) N/A pwdr
Real world information
Ref. barrel length (inches) 27 (AI AWSM)
Muzzle velocity 818 m/s (2684 ft/s)
Muzzle energy 6501 Joule (4795 ft-lbf)
Country of origin Finland.png Finland
Year 1989

.338 Lapua Magnum is a type of ammunition for firearms. It is classified as a (R)ifle caliber.

.338 is pronounced three three eight or three thirty-eight, and Lapua is pronounced Lah-POO-ah.

This caliber may also be known as .338 Lapua, .338 LM, or 8.6x70mm. On occasion, it may be referred to as .338 Magnum, but it is not recommended.

Compatibility

Base weapons

There are 8 base weapons chambered in this caliber.

Class 1 weapons:

Class 2 weapons:


Barrel length groups

The reference barrel length belongs to the group listed in italics.

Group name Barrel length range Damage multiplier
Short rifle Up to 19.9" 0.8x
Rifle 20" and up 1.0x


Retail information

.338 Lapua Magnum ammunition can be purchased in gun shops and weapon shops in boxes of 20 rounds or bulk cans of 200 rounds.

The following brands and projectile types are available in retail:

Brand name Composition Available projectile types
Standard Reg/SP FMJ (1.0x)
Match (4.0x)
JHP (3.0x)
JSP (2.0x)
HPX (4.0x)
AP (3.0x)
Milsurp Surp/SP FMJ (0.25x)
AP (0.75x)
Sniper Premium Prem/SP FMJ (3.0x)
Match (12.0x)
AP (9.0x)

The multipliers listed correspond to the value multipliers to cost of ammunition provided by powder type, pressure level, and projectile type. They are included on this table as a convenience, in order to tell at a glance the cost of a given brand and projectile combination.

Maze Customs

Availability of .338 Lapua Magnum as a Customs family chambering:
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1911SS
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1911DS
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Blackhawk
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Redhawk
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Glock-SF
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Glock-LF
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MP5
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AR-15
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AK
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Rem700
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BA
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