My new rifle is finally finished after a long wait for the parts, but im out shooting it now and it has been very accurate. Its printing .275'' groups at 100 yards (5 shots) and i just shot a 3 shot 6.5" group at 1500 yards.
6.5x55 Ackley Improved .294 Neck
Barnard model S single shot action
Barnard 17MOA rail
27'' krieger #7 1-9 twist
NF 5.5-22x56 NPR2
RifleBasix trigger set at 8oz
My load is 48.5gr WC760 behind a 130gr Nosler Accubond.
Me and a mate took it out into the roar and the stags were roaring quite well and we managed to roar this 10 point Red stag out of a gully up onto a ridge top and I shot him at 485 Yards.