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#4261401 - 07/21/10 First custom and range results.
brasstacks Offline
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Registered: 03/28/10
Posts: 237
I hate to be boastful but I have never owned a rifle that shot this well. I only tested six load combinations. Nothing shot over .476 in a 3 shot group at 100yds and the load the rifle is liking the best shot a five shot .471 with my clean bore fowling shot dropping slightly out. If not for the fowler the 4 shots were in .183 I imediatly shot a second group of three into .o55.

Rifle is built on a trued Rem 700 action
27.5" Bartlein 1-8.7 twist chambered in 280 ack
Manners Stock
PTG fluted bolt, spring and firing pin





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#4261410 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: brasstacks]
nimrod1949 Offline
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Registered: 04/01/09
Posts: 2466
Loc: north idaho
cool!
gun details (link)?
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#4261441 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: brasstacks]
statjunk Offline
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Registered: 03/16/10
Posts: 412
Loc: Michigan
I hope mine turns out like that. Great to hear.

Tom

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#4261473 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: statjunk]
300MAG Offline
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Registered: 10/23/06
Posts: 5568
Loc: PITTSBURGH, PA
Who built it for you?

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#4261491 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: 300MAG]
Karnis Offline
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Registered: 08/20/02
Posts: 11654
Loc: TX & WV
Good for you. Now you have a huge problem and I think you know what it is. Your becoming a rifle loony. Evil laugh--bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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#4261552 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: Karnis]
Huntr Offline
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Registered: 01/28/04
Posts: 10620
Loc: New Mexico
Wow, that is might impressive. Would like to know who built it as well... Oh, and some pics of the rifle!

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#4261603 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: brasstacks]
gunnut308 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/09
Posts: 4718
Loc: Ouachita Mtns, AR
Thats great! Uhhh, can I borrow it this November. I'll give it back, I think, probably, maybe...... whistle
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#4261924 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: gunnut308]
brasstacks Offline
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Registered: 03/28/10
Posts: 237
I bought the rifle from a local smith named Tooter Merideth. This was a gun he built for himself, broke it in and directed his attention in another direction. A 338 Lapua if I am not mistaken. If interested I can give his contact info if you pm me.


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#4261932 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: brasstacks]
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#4262351 - 07/21/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: brasstacks]
DMB Offline
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Registered: 07/10/04
Posts: 13436
Loc: Grayling, MI
Kudos on the great shooting!!
That's a high class group.
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#4263247 - 07/22/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: DMB]
yukonal Offline
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Registered: 03/04/08
Posts: 3038
Loc: MN
You got a honey of a rifle, there. Happy for ya. And...a little jealous.
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#4263696 - 07/22/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: brasstacks]
SKane Offline
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Registered: 07/08/07
Posts: 13498
Loc: Middle West
Well, that surely doesn't suck! Congrats on a fine chootin' iron.
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#4264297 - 07/22/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: SKane]
ricksmith Offline
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Registered: 02/15/04
Posts: 2087
Loc: sc
Need to sell that one, thoses groups are too hard to measure. Need a little space between the holes.Rick.

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#4264565 - 07/22/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: ricksmith]
Dave_Skinner Offline
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Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 6183
Loc: The Treasure State
I'm sort of impressed. I'll be VERY impressed with five shots in .055.
Shazam for you. Won't be any "luck" this hunting season at all. No sir.
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#4265180 - 07/22/10 Re: First custom and range results. [Re: Dave_Skinner]
hamr56 Offline
Campfire Regular

Registered: 05/15/08
Posts: 974
Loc: Wyoming
Good looking gun and even better group. That one may have to be hung up on the wall next to the reloading bench. Can't wait for my 280 AI to be finished.

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