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Unread 07-19-2009, 10:27 PM
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New Rig From Kirby

My long wait is over for my very first custom rifle. Kirby built me a .338RUM for all my future hunting adventures. I can't wait to get it out later this week to shoot it for my first time.

Kirby's testing had a 3 shot group at 3" around 800yds. I only hope to be that accurate. I'll get my chance to learn in 2 weeks when I'm at Shawn's class.

28" Lilja barrel
Borden Timberline Receiver
McMillan HTG Stock
Jewell Trigger
APS Painkiller break
Nightforce 3.5 15-50 NXS scope, NPR-1

Now I get to test all that I have read and learned about LRH. Scary but fun all at the same time.

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Unread 07-19-2009, 10:34 PM
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Re: New Rig From Kirby

Congrats! Another awesome rig from APS. Keep us posted.

I voted for my "FREEDOM", "GUNS", and "MONEY" - keep the change - UNK.

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Unread 07-20-2009, 07:28 AM
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Re: New Rig From Kirby

What bottom metal and barrel contour do you have? Do you know how much the total rig weighs?
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Unread 07-20-2009, 11:58 AM
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Re: New Rig From Kirby

Congratulations on a great looking gun.

I guess you'll be happy with it if all you want is accuracy, looks and the best workmanship you could get in a long range rig.

Kirby builds the best, now just get out and shoot it and enjoy.
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Unread 07-20-2009, 02:52 PM
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Re: New Rig From Kirby

Hey DB,
The rig weights 11lbs with bi-pod. Barrel is #7 conture SS, 1-10 twist and I'm not sure by what you mean bottom metal.
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Unread 07-20-2009, 05:04 PM
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Re: New Rig From Kirby

Nice looking rifle, but your bipod is on backwards.
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Unread 07-20-2009, 06:01 PM
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Re: New Rig From Kirby


I believe I misspoke earlier, I was thinking of another rifle I built at that same time. I believe this one has the steel ADL trigger guard with internal mag box.
Kirby Allen(50)

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