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#7075372 - 11/14/12 12:28 PM Re: So here's the plan...... [Re: Torque]
JPro Offline
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Registered: 12/13/04
Posts: 9450
Loc: Northern Louisiana
I hear that the slim forend of the McMillan Hunter will pretty well be slammed full if going with a #4. I'd push it back to a #3 if it were mine. If you are wanting to go with a heavier rifle, as it seems that way since you are mentioning a big NF scope and #4 contour, then I would go with something other than the McMillan Hunter. Too many of your parts choices are conflicting in my book.
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#7075432 - 11/14/12 12:52 PM Re: So here's the plan...... [Re: JPro]
Reloader7RM Offline
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Registered: 09/20/05
Posts: 5319
Loc: NW La.
Originally Posted By: JPro
I hear that the slim forend of the McMillan Hunter will pretty well be slammed full if going with a #4. I'd push it back to a #3 if it were mine. If you are wanting to go with a heavier rifle, as it seems that way since you are mentioning a big NF scope and #4 contour, then I would go with something other than the McMillan Hunter. Too many of your parts choices are conflicting in my book.


I agree that the NF will be a tank on a hunting rig, but think the New McM Hunter will do fine on a #4 Rock. I had my Hunter done for a #4 Rock and while it is slim, it seems to have plenty of stock left for a decent look:

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#7075486 - 11/14/12 01:08 PM Re: So here's the plan...... [Re: Reloader7RM]
300MAG Offline
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Registered: 10/23/06
Posts: 5212
Loc: PITTSBURGH, PA
Here's a similar rig I built in 7MM Mag:

*Surgeon 1086 action

*Brux #5 fluted barrel = 1-9" twist, 24" finished length, Kampfeld muzzle brake

*McMillan Rem Hunter stock

*Badger M4 bottom metal, Rem mag box, milled steel follower, & spring

*Jewell trigger tuned to 2.5#

*All metal cera-koted graphite black

*Seekins rings

*NightForce NXS 3.5-15x50 scope










Edited by 300MAG (11/14/12 01:10 PM)

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