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Old July 11, 2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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338 lapua shooting concrete cinder blocks!

Hey guys, I made a short video showing the power the 338 Lapua has against a cinder block at a distance of 500 yards. I'd say the 338 Lapua is quite a potent round. Hope you guy's enjoy the video!

338 Lapua vs cinder block 500 yards


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Old July 11, 2013, 04:53 PM   #2
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Cool Beans! I hope you picked up all the little pieces so no one cuts their feet.
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Old July 11, 2013, 06:07 PM   #3
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Sure did! I like to keep the country clean, that's why I don't shoot glass out here because there is no way to get all the pieces. Thanks for watching!
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Old July 11, 2013, 07:42 PM   #4
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Re: 338 lapua shooting concrete cinder blocks!

At 500 yards that thing is just picking up speed.... Get some footage shooting it out at 1500
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Old July 11, 2013, 08:36 PM   #5
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What he said!!!
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Old July 11, 2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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I shot an antelope with one at 500 yards in 2011. Everything inside from the liver on up looked like cherry jello. It knocked the buck back about 6 feet...
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Old July 12, 2013, 06:10 PM   #7
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I actually shot a cinder block at 1000 yards too the same day, but my camera got too hot and crapped out. At 1000 yards the Berger OTM's barely put a 1/4" dent in the thing. I shot it about 5 times too because I was expecting to see that thing crumble in my scope. Now I'm looking into some good brass solids that I know will do the job at 1000 yards. The Berger's just don't cut it for hard targets.
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Old July 14, 2013, 04:08 PM   #8
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Ok who has video of a 30-06 vs cinderblock at 500 yds??? Wonder if it doesn't look pretty much the same...
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Old July 14, 2013, 04:36 PM   #9
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I actually shot a cinder block at 1000 yards too the same day, but my camera got too hot and crapped out. At 1000 yards the Berger OTM's barely put a 1/4" dent in the thing. I shot it about 5 times too because I was expecting to see that thing crumble in my scope. Now I'm looking into some good brass solids that I know will do the job at 1000 yards. The Berger's just don't cut it for hard targets.
Another good video from you! Thanks!

I am really intersted in the .338 Lapua Magnum. Your videos keep my interest up.

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Old July 14, 2013, 04:36 PM   #10
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Re: 338 lapua shooting concrete cinder blocks!

That thing should be putting more than a 1/4" ding in a cinder block at 1,000 yards...
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Old July 14, 2013, 05:31 PM   #11
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I completely agree it should be more than 1/4" dents. My spotter saw the hits as did I see big white puff clouds, I'm loading up more rounds tomorrow and I'll be doing it again real early in the morning so my target camera doesn't over heat and I can get a good look at the impacts. When looking at the cinder block it looks like actual hits, not ricochet but hey I could be wrong. I'm sure some copper solids will do the trick, they are non expanding unlike the Bergers.

Thanks oceanbob! The 338 is my favorite rifle so far, lots of fun!
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Old July 14, 2013, 05:44 PM   #12
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Re: 338 lapua shooting concrete cinder blocks!

What bergers were you using?
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Old July 15, 2013, 02:11 PM   #13
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They were the 300gr OTM tactical
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Old July 15, 2013, 10:16 PM   #14
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Mr smarty pants here has to remind everyone that a .338 cant leave a quarter inch hole in a hard target, it can however leave a .338" hole... (.338>.25)
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Old July 16, 2013, 12:40 AM   #15
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Re: 338 lapua shooting concrete cinder blocks!

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Mr smarty pants here has to remind everyone that a .338 cant leave a quarter inch hole in a hard target, it can however leave a .338" hole... (.338>.25)
He didn't say that it left a 1/4" hole.... He said it left a dent in the block to a depth of 1/4"....

Sorry, that's me being Mr smarty pants
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