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Old 11-05-2005, 11:45 PM
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Re: 6.5-284 & 6mm-284 XP\'s

I did get lightly kissed by the 6-284 (no brake), but am used to using rifle scopes on XP's. Barrel on the 6mm-284 is just under 18 inches (Broughton 5C 1-8 T). Barrel on the 6.5 284 is 17 inches. Weight on the 6.5-284 (Krieger 1-8T) is just over 16 pounds with the SLR mount on. With standard Burris Zee rings (inserts) and the 20x LER scoope it meets IBS light gun weight. Both actions trued and both are tight neck chambers. I can right more later. Going to bed.
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Old 11-06-2005, 01:03 AM
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Re: 6.5-284 & 6mm-284 XP\'s

Mine's a 7 twist match-necked 7-270 WSM Pac-Nor set up on an old XP-100 center rgip stock, that decided to split right at the sling stud. Gunsmith Chunk Youngblood is working on the stock as we speak, but after deer season's over it's going back to Kirby for a Mcmillan center grip.

We learned a lot on this shoot, especially that 20X optics aren't enuf for 1 mile really. 30+ would do it in the right optic.
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Old 11-06-2005, 07:08 AM
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Re: 6.5-284 & 6mm-284 XP\'s

I guess I was tired last night ("right", instead of write [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]).
The 6.5-284's rear-grip McMillan stock had lead added to it and recoil on it is insignifigant. The scope started out as a 36x Leupold and then was converted to a long eye relief 20x by Wally Siebert. Vais brake with a modified baffle by Greg Tannel. Greg built the 6.5-284, but orginally with a H-S center-grip stock, and later McMillan fitted the rear grip stock.


Really looks different in the center-grip mode.
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Old 11-06-2005, 03:24 PM
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Re: LR PD Pics

1590 is very impressive indeed but sorry I have to say no score in my book on the 1800 yard deal. No body, no score is the rules. What you could be looking at could be a dog in season or mayby it got a nose bleed from the dry air. Prarie dog hemroids mayby? A usefull tool to have proven this shot is a section of garden hose with trebble hooks on it to drag them out of the hole with. Keep trying. I don't think I could even hit the suburban with anything I have.
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Old 11-06-2005, 07:19 PM
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Re: LR PD Pics

Hired Gun,
I understand your reasoning.
I do like some of the possibilities for the blood you mentioned though [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
If the 1590 dog had been that close to the mound I have no doubt I would have had the same problem. On the 1590 dog there was a trail of blood from the impact point to the place where he expired (just a couple of yards from the mound he was moving toward).
As far as hitting the dog (lethally) I have no personal doubts, or would not have taken pictures or posted it. Was I tempted to get another dog for pic purposes?
Yes, I have to admit the thought did cross my mind, but I would not have been able to live with myself.

I do appreciate your PD retrieval system.
Steve and I will surely have something like that in place (or maybe a rented backhoe [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img]) the next time we attempt something like this.

My next goal is just over 2000 yards, but I need something with more "umph" and better BC. And the next time I will not be content unless I have the "proof" beyond a good amount of blood.
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Old 11-06-2005, 09:47 PM
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Re: LR PD Pics

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My next goal is just over 2000 yards, but I need something with more "umph" and better BC.

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Talk to GoodGrouper and see if he will let you put a rear grip stock on the MOAG [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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Old 11-06-2005, 10:53 PM
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Re: LR PD Pics

I think that would be handful [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
Kirby is putting a 7mm Dakota together for me on a XP (center-grip) in a fast twist Lilja barrel. It's taper will be heavier than the 6mm-284 but lighter than the 6.5-284.
What cartidge & barrel length is goodgrouper's rifle in?
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