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Old 08-30-2013, 10:33 PM
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Re: Couple APS Raptor XP-100s

Just over 4 lbs bare weight. Not an ultralight!!! Especially with a NF in the saddles.
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:44 PM
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Re: Couple APS Raptor XP-100s

Kirby, what's a typical turnaround timeframe for building one of these XP's?

I've got two (one is a '88 yr 7BR Bone stock, the other is a '77 221FB). I'm planning on customizing one (probably the 221FB) and am leaning towards the 7 SAUM.

Those are some sharp looking XP's.

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Old 08-30-2013, 11:33 PM
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Re: Couple APS Raptor XP-100s

Awesome Pistols Kirby, Keep up the good work and the good Fight. Lovin my 338 AM XHS!!!!!!! Sweetest rifle Ive ever shot by far! - and gettin farther too!

Andy
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:11 AM
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Re: Couple APS Raptor XP-100s

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Kirby, what's a typical turnaround timeframe for building one of these XP's?

I've got two (one is a '88 yr 7BR Bone stock, the other is a '77 221FB). I'm planning on customizing one (probably the 221FB) and am leaning towards the 7 SAUM.

Those are some sharp looking XP's.

Regards
Rog
These XPs take longer to build by far then one of my full custom rifles. Simply because of all the work needed to machine the custom recoil lug nut that holds the forward recoil lug in place, all the modification on the receiver and then all the stock work needed to reinforce them so that they can handle the stresses of these big chamberings. The dual recoil lug system really does a good job at this, without that, they could not handle the recoil stresses of these big chamberings long term.

As such, these XPs have the same shipping times as my rifles. Shoot me an e-mail at allenmagnum@gmail.com and I can get you all the specific on shipping times and costs if your interested.

The 7mm SAUM is a great round but unfortunately, I do not see a bright future for that chambering. I have built several 7mm WSM and they are amazing in the Raptor XP, plus I feel brass will continue to be available for it long term.

Either one of your XPs can be modified for pretty much anything up to the Lapua based chamberings so original caliber does not matter much.
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:13 AM
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Awesome Pistols Kirby, Keep up the good work and the good Fight. Lovin my 338 AM XHS!!!!!!! Sweetest rifle Ive ever shot by far! - and gettin farther too!

Andy
Thanks for the kind words, you certainly are shooting that big girl very well from the reports you have given me!!! I always say that my customers make me look better then I do and its true!!! Without the very quality loaders and shooters that own my rifles, I would not go very far in this business, you guys really do make my rifles perform to their full potential.

For that and your friendship, I thank you!!
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Old 08-31-2013, 09:13 PM
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Re: Couple APS Raptor XP-100s

Very nice! I have a bone stock 221FB that I could never molest.....I wish I had another one so you could build me a 7 WSM!
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Old 09-01-2013, 08:37 AM
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Re: Couple APS Raptor XP-100s

The 7mm WSM is one of my favorite chamberings in the XP-100 for a med level magnum chambering. The 338 WSM is also amazing. Its larger bore diameter really allows some impressive velocity out of a handgun length barrel. I used a 338 WSM for many years for all of my big game hunting and was never left for wanting more out to well past 500 yards.

The 7mm WSM with my PK muzzle brake is a pussy cat and in the Raptor XP, is a legit 1K handcannon.
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