The 200 STR differs from the SSG 3000 in that the barrel
has only a fwd. diopter whereas the SSG 3000 has backup
iron sights mounted on the barrel. Also it has a dovetail
rail machined into the receiver that is of the same type as
found on air rifles in stead of the weaver rail found on
the SSG 3000. The stock of the 200 STR is made from
laminated wood and is adjustable for length and height by
adding or removing inserts, whereas the SSG 3000 has
wheels. The early models of the SSG 3000 had a stock where
the forward end of the stock was slanted from the magazine
and fwd. like the 200 STR, but later versions has a stock
that is straight from the front end and back to the
The 200 STR
can be delivered with a micrometer rear diopter.
The SSG 3000's sold in the US comes with a McMillan
Sauer 200 STR with a 20" barrel that has been modified to
fit a suppressor originally intended for the HK G3.
Sauer 200 STR disassembled for barrel change. The upper of
the two barrels is 20" and has a HK G3 flash hider which
can be replaced with the suppressor. The lower of the two
barrels is an unmodified 28" barrel.
The barrels can easily be replaced within a few minutes.
Barrel changeout procedure: see index page for link.