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Actual LR Rifle Weight

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Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

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Savage says 26", but unknown if that includes the brake. Sometimes they include the brake in the barrel length.

Thanks, my stock Remington 26" barrel is 24' plus 'brake.
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    Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

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    What is the barrel length? Thx
    I will check when i get home
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    Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

    Savage stainless single shot, 338 edge, choate tactical "A5" stock, elite 4200 6-24x50md harris bipod. 13.5 lbs..........but it is so well balanced that carrying it is pretty much the same as packing my 8.5lb tikka t3 light fully equipped.
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    Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

    It is 26" NOT including the brake
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    Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

    D.ID, how long and what contour is your barrel?

    Thanks, Mike
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    Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

    Rem 700 short action trued and modified to feed the WSM
    PT&G bolt with M16 extractor
    Seekins bottom metal with DBM. This one is a 5 rnd. I have a 3 rnd on order
    Hart #5 SS barrel at 26" with 1 in 10 twist
    Holland QD brake
    Oversize recoil lug
    Jewell trigger at 2.5lbs
    McMillan HTG with wheel adjustable cheek, and 4 flush cups
    Pillar bedded
    Leupold 20moa base with Mk4 rings. Base is bedded with epoxy.
    NF 3.5-15x50
    Weight is 12lbs without the bipod
    Actual LR Rifle Weight-022.jpg
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    Re: Actual LR Rifle Weight

    Custom Gunsmithing no port action
    28" Bartlein 10 twist barrel, very light contour
    custom laminated stock by me(very soon)
    March 2.5-25 hunter scope( this summer)
    Holland 1.25 dia radial port brake
    Wilson barrel block
    9.3 lbs and less than 36" long!
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