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Unread 08-06-2009, 08:21 AM
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.338 Lapua mag build

My hunting buddy begged me to make him a rifle, here it is. Stevens 200 LA turned into a .338 Lapua mag with early Timberwolf mag and bottom metal. Gaillard barrel, Holland brake, Farrel base, TPS rings, Falcon Menace, Kydex cheekpiece I made, my freehanded bolt knob and a quality custom stock. It shoots good enough to win in F Class [edit - if it were allowed, it shot informally along with us] with 225 accubonds, he was one point behind me at 600. I had a tattoo artist paint it, his first rifle job. Overall I'm very happy with his paint job but I failed to tell him it was important to paint the rings, sear, trigger and cheekpiece bolts which didn't get the first coat of Ceracoat. I waited forever to get this painted, until I found this guy then it was no problem.



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    Unread 08-06-2009, 08:48 AM
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    Re: .338 Lapua mag build

    Sweet rifle man. I like that you used a Stevens action. I know you won't disappointed in your decision.

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    Unread 08-06-2009, 10:38 AM
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    Re: .338 Lapua mag build

    Nice looking stick! What a paint job! Kind of scary and creapy looking...did you name it the grim reaper?
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    Unread 08-06-2009, 01:35 PM
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    Re: .338 Lapua mag build

    Awesome. Did dimensions do i that stock? whoops sorry I just saw the tattoo artist did it
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    Unread 08-06-2009, 03:31 PM
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    Re: .338 Lapua mag build

    WOW!!!
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    Unread 08-06-2009, 04:21 PM
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    Re: .338 Lapua mag build

    What a stick and nice Tattoo! Really turned out good. JohnnyK.
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    Unread 08-09-2009, 11:22 AM
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    Re: .338 Lapua mag build

    That is the sickest paint job I have ever seen!!! I am going to a tat artist I know that is a competition shooter to do my rifle when I return from Africa in september!! Awesome awesome stuff!!!!
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