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Old 07-07-2010, 05:55 AM
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First, shoot the rifle and see how it does before spending any money. I would also try and find a smith with a bore scope to see the condition of the throat. You should clean it first before taking it to be scoped.
Then, if it does not shoot, buy a used HS Precision stock for about $200 and skim coat bed it. Recrown the barrel if the throat is good, and shoot it again.
These 2 items give you good bang for the buck.
As far as scope, I would go up to the S3, not the S2. Had an S2 and it sucked.
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Old 07-07-2010, 07:44 AM
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I understand what everybody is saying about the moa rings and mounts. On the Leupold VX3 CDS scope it has a positive stop on it. Mine has a 200yrd. zero and dials up to 800yrds. And 14X is plenty.

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Old 07-07-2010, 08:24 AM
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Ok so far the consensis is that a 14x scope is plenty ,and about 50/50 on replacing the stock.It looks as though alot of gentlemen on here are using the Leupold VX3 4.5-14x40 scope,but there has only been one person say anything about the Sightron and it was to move up to the S3 model.
The only problem with moving up to the S3 is $$$ which I am limited and the S3 models are higher magnification scopes for target shooting and the higher magnification will limit my early and late shooting times. The Leupold scope has 71 moa windage and elevation and the Sightron has 80 moa windage and elevation.So does everyone else feel like the S2 Big Sky 4.5-14x44 with A/O is a flop of a scope and I should go with the Leupold ??
The Bell & Carlson Alaskan 2 stock is less expensive than most other stocks and it comes with a full aluminum bedding block.Will this stock be a good one??I have a friend that beds stocks so I would take it to him and have it skim bedded.Also I do my own scope mounting and set up and have been doing that ever since I started shooting. I have mounted my fair share of scopes and feel like I do a good job of it as I have never had any problems with any that I have mounted.
Also the rifle has only had 3-4 boxes of ammo shot thru it so the bore should be okay ,and I will have to see if I can find a good smith close to me and have the barrel recrowned

Thanx for the input gentlemen....keep it coming !!!..

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Old 07-07-2010, 06:46 PM
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The Leupold scope has 71 moa windage and elevation and the Sightron has 80 moa windage and elevation.
Divided in half your only talking about at best 4-5moa of elevation. I'd go with the leupy.
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Old 07-11-2010, 09:07 AM
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i have a question as to how or where to purchase a CheyTac M200. I am in the military with no criminal record or history and i can not find a place to purchase this rifle does anyone have any ideas as to where a purchase like this can be made.
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i have a question as to how or where to purchase a CheyTac M200. I am in the military with no criminal record or history and i can not find a place to purchase this rifle does anyone have any ideas as to where a purchase like this can be made.
Welcome to LRH and enjoy! I know that someone else addressed one of your post elsewhere but you might want to consider posting separately, instead of hijacking this thread (no pun intended).

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