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338 Lapua Magnum Sierra® MatchKing® Boat-Tail Hollow Point

Long range isn’t just a distance. It’s a state of mind. A dedication to push further. And it’s why Federal Premium® builds Gold Medal® rifle loads. The exclusive primer design provides the best sensitivity and most consistent ballistics in the industry. The precision-built Sierra® MatchKing® bullet is shot to win more matches than any other rifle bullet. It's the only choice for the world’s most elite shooters.

PART # Use Caliber Bullet Weight Grains Muzzle Velocity Bullet Style BALLISTIC COEFFICIENT Brand Reviews

GM338LM

Target Shooting, Training, Practice 338 Lapua Magnum 250 2950 Sierra® MatchKing® Boat-Tail Hollow Point 0.587 Gold Medal® Sierra® MatchKing®

Velocity in Feet per Second

Muzzle 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
2950 2789 2634 2484 2339 2199


Energy in Foot Pounds

Muzzle 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
4830 4318 3851 3426 3037 2685


Wind Drift in Inches (at 10 MPH)

100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
0.5 2.1 4.9 8.8 14.3


Wind Drift in Inches (at 10 MPH Crosswind)

Average Range

50 Y 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y
-0.2 -3.0 -11.0


Trajectory for a 100 yards zero with a sight height of 1.5 inches.

Long Range

50 Y 100 Y 200 Y 300 Y 400 Y 500 Y
0.5 1.5 -6.5 -18.5 -37.1


Trajectory for a 200 yards zero with a sight height of 1.5 inches.

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