PGM Defense PGM 338LM 69cm flutted barrel, folding stock. See below for what is included. Optics not included.
This is the rifle used by the French Special Forces for over 10 years.
- PGM Defense PGM 338LM 69cm flutted barrel, folding stock
- Picatiny Rail - 20CM - 50 MOA
- 3 10 round Magazines, extra ones are available
- Owners Maintenance Kit
- Bore Guide for cleaning
- PMG338 Pelican Case with Custom Foam
High-precision long-range rifle in 338 Lapua Magmun
Intended for the trained marksman, this weapon is designed to shoot targets at up to 1200 m and beyond.The precision and repeatability of this system ensures that the target is hit on the first attempt, while the power of the caliber ensures maximum effectiveness even in light anti-materials targets.
Comfortable, robust and versatile, this 338 LM rifle is made without compromising on quality.
The match grade fully-floated barrel, aircraft alloy materials and the standards of excellence for which PGM is famous make this rifle a highly distinctive weapon for the discerning user.
The PGM 338 comes with a fixed or folding stock and many optional extras are available.
Like its larger brother - the PGM Hecate 2 (chambered in .50 BMG), the PGM 338 is structured around a central rigid metal girder chassis, giving it a skeletal "barebones" appearance to minimize weight and simplify maintenance.
The receiver is made from a high quality 7075 aircraft-gradealuminium alloy, while the steel bolt has three lugs that lock into a barrel extension. It also has overpressure vent holes allowing high-pressure gases a channel of escape in the rare event of a cartridge case head failure. The barrel was designed by the German firm Lothar Walther and is cold hammer forged. The match grade fluted barrel is mounted fully floated and sports an integrated muzzle with a 50% recoil reduction effectiveness. The barrel features a non-conventional 305 mm (1:12 in) right-hand twist rate optimized for firing 16.2 gram (250 grain) .338-calibre vert-low-drag bullets (VLD). Longer, heavier VLD bullets, like the Sierra HPBT MatchKing 19.44 gram (300 grain) projectile require a 254 mm (1:10 in) rifling twist rate.
The furniture (pistol grip and forearm) is made from a polymer material and is mounted to the frame. The buttstock is made from metal and has an adjustable shoulder pad for comfortable aiming and minimizing the effects of recoil on the operator. It is also adjustable for the length of pull and height, and can be folded to the left side of the receiver to reduce the overall dimensions of the rifle and make it more portable. An adjustable rear folding ground spike under the stock helps to keep the rifle in a stable position for extended periods of time and is most effective when coupled with the folding bipod support under the rifle barrel. A pistol grip is used for comfortable wielding of the weapon, especially during prolonged periods of time during which the operator must be immediately ready to open fire.
The rifle has a fully adjustable two-stage trigger featuring an adjustable trigger pull weight of 10 N (2.2 lb) to 16 N (3.6 lb) that can be adjusted by an armourer and a fast lock time.
The PGM 338 is fitted with a Picatinny rail so that it may be equipped with a wide range of commercial and NATO-standard optical sights, lights, night vision equipment and other tactical accessories.
Normally muzzle brakes are fitted to reduce recoil, jump and flash. The PGM factory muzzle brakes are however detachable if a user does not wish to use it. In order to preserve an optimal shooting comfort, the factory advises to avoid firing without the muzzle brake or silancer attached.
The PGM 338 is primarily intended for anti-personnel sniper work and long-range competition shooting at distances between 500 and 1400 m, and can consistently achieve an accuracy of about 0.5 MOA with match-grade ammunition when employed by a qualified marksman. At distances beyond 1200 m, the standard .338 Lapua Magnum bullets enter the transonic velocity region, thus significantly degrading its accuracy, but remaining somewhat reliable up to 1500 m.
The rifle is most often used with a 10-round box magazine, although larger capacity magazines are also available.
|Manually operated, bolt action, high-strength steel bolt with 3 forward located lugs|
|Bolt receiver with overpressure vent and aircraft grade alloy girder-chassis|
|Black matt finish|
|338 Lapua Magnum Caliber, Match grade fully-floated barrel|
|Two-stage trigger, pull weight adjustable in factory: 1 to 1.5 kg), trigger safety catch|
|Detachable steel magazine, 10 rounds, double row|
|Folding adjustable-length stock|
|Height-adjustable cheek rest|
|Folding adjustable butt spike|
|Forward-folding bipod with adjustable tilting brake|
|Sling fixing points|
|Picatinny rail options : 0° / 20 MOA / 30 MOA / 50 MOA / 1°|
|Length||Rifling / Twist||Contour||Overall||Folded|
|69 cm / 27.2"||6 / 12"||Fluted, light||124 cm / 99 cm||48.8" / 39"||7.1 kg / 15.6 lb||Included||Optional|
|69 cm / 27.2"||6 / 10"||124 cm / 99 cm||48.8" / 39"||7.1 kg / 15.6 lb|
|60 cm / 23.6"||6 / 10"||115 cm / 90 cm||45.3" / 35.4"||6.9 kg / 15.2 lb|
|Ergonomic wooden grip|
|Height-adjustable recoil pad|
|Kit comprising long Picatinny rail and side Picatinny rails|
|PGM scope mount|
|Daylight scopes and night vision systems|
|Tactical drag bag / shooting mat|
|Transport case with formed foam|
PGM 338 bolt action rifle including :
69 cm long free floating barrel
- lothar walther match grade
- muzzle brake
- 338 LM
- 6 grooves, RH 10" for 250 to 300 grains bullets
- Cr Mo steel
height adjustable cheek rest
adjustable forward folding bipod with axial brake
folding adjstable rear monopod
1 ten rounds magazine
length adjustable folding stock
Optiona PGM338 Maintenance Spares Kit Includes: (ALM021)
1 cleaning kit (100 wicks + 1 pull through)
1 extractor kit
1 ejector kit
1 firing kit