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Unread 08-06-2009, 10:39 AM
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Weatherby Customs

Anyone know anyone that specializes in Weatherby's MK5s. I am going to do a Lapua and want someone that knows their way around a wby action. Thanks.
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Unread 08-06-2009, 07:18 PM
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Re: Weatherby Customs

I had one done by Bruce Baer.

28" hart barrel
chambered in 7 Rem Mag.
B&C Accumark stock
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Unread 08-06-2009, 09:36 PM
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Re: Weatherby Customs

howd you ever talk him into that willys?
for the most part he dosent like weatherbys. he dosent think they stack up to a remington.
i happen to like them, and have a modified 30x378 built on one.
i think they are a fine action, and wouldnt hesitate to build a lapua on one.
no doubt bruce is a fine gunsmith if your willing to wait.
there are others also who are members here. for 1 name, check out kevin cram at montour rifles.
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Unread 08-06-2009, 10:44 PM
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Re: Weatherby Customs

I believe JE Customs does builds on them also.
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Unread 08-06-2009, 10:48 PM
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Re: Weatherby Customs

PM sent
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Unread 08-07-2009, 07:11 PM
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Re: Weatherby Customs

JBJ Custom Guns has done 3 custom Weatherby's for me. Here is my 2000 yard stick Jim did for me. It is a sub MOA rifle out to 1500 when conditions are perfect.

Here is a pic of the business end with my Tubb Break and level.

Here is a group with my 257 Weatherby he did for me at 1200 yards. My log book says the wind that day was from 2' at 6 mph.
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Unread 08-10-2009, 09:09 PM
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Re: Weatherby Customs

Nice pics, any custom pics are great of Wbys, don't see to many in my neck of the woods.
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