Re: Which Custom Action for 6.5x.284 Build?
I had the same type of project in mind and I had decided to go with a Surgeon Standard (long) repeater action. I like the fact that it has an integral recoil lug, a 20 MOA picatinny rail already machined in place, a longer bearing surface for the barrel shank and will take most Remington-compatible aftermarket items, such as firing pins, triggers, etc.
The barrel would be a Pac-Nor 26", 6.5 mm dia, 1 turn in 8" twist, 0.700" muzzle diameter, with either 3-groove or polygonal rifling.
Since this rifle would be for long range hunting, the stock will be the Mcmillan General Purpose (M-40) model with the higher comb. Trigger woul be a Jewell.
Then I woke up from my daydream and realized I already have a similar set-up, except the action is a trued Winchester Model 70 in .25-06 Ackley which shoots better than I can, so I'll just order the Pac-Nor barrel and save myself a bundle, when the current barrel goes.
Check out the Surgeon actions!
Joaquin B. in AZ
Last edited by Joaquin B; 08-24-2010 at 10:08 AM.