Frequently Asked Questions – Lapua FAQ

Lapua FAQ

On this page we have gathered some of the most frequently asked questions regarding our ammunition and other products, including questions related to Lapua Ballistics App. Is your question not here? Send it to us via the Lapua feedback form.

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Question Where can I find velocity & trajectory tables on Lapua products?

All our factory-loaded ammunition as well as bullets and cases are listed on our web site. For cartridges, go to page All calibers and scroll down to pick your caliber. On each individual caliber page there is a velocity & trajectory table. For cases and bullets, go to page Cases and bullets under Reloading components, and scroll down to pick a bullet by type or case by caliber size. For all components in size order, go to page Lapua components list.

Question What is the accepted weight/length tolerance for Lapua bullets?

All our factory-loaded ammunition as well as bullets and cases are listed on our web site. For The tolerances are defined individually for each product, but we do not publish specific information on weight/length tolerances. Lapua products and production methods are continuously developed, pushing the tolerances even tighter. If you ever suspect there is an issue with a product, contact the retailer from where you purchased the product for adviceThe tolerances are defined individually for each product, but we do not publish specific information on weight/length tolerances. Lapua products and production methods are continuously developed, pushing the tolerances even tighter. If you ever suspect there is an issue with a product, contact the retailer from where you purchased the product for advice.

Question Is it possible to get the “factory-load” loading data that Lapua uses for specific ammunition?

Unfortunately we do not disclose information on our factory loads.

Question How long can cartridges be stored and still be usable?

Generally, Lapua products have been designed to be usable for several years. The condition of cartridges strongly depends on the storage conditions. In good conditions, about 10-15 degrees Celcius, and in normal humidity the cartridge can be used for at least 5 years.

Question How can I find a local retailer of Lapua products?

Please check with the distributor in your country for a dealer near you. You can find all our global distributors online.

Question Will you be launching product XXX (insert your choice of desired product here)?

We are constantly developing new products, all of which will be revealed and presented in due time. We never disclose information on products before they are ready for the market, but not to worry! When they are launched, we will let you know!